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Date: 1919-02-26 ca.

Description: The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance home office on the northeast corner of E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Photograph

Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

Photograph

Office or Study

Date:  

Description: An office or study, most likely belonging to Harold Gauer, with three framed pictures hanging over a desk, of Robert Bloch, one-time Milwaukee mayoral cand...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: A flag is flying on a flagpole in the front yard near the entrance of the Greek Revival building. Several people are exiting the one story building. A whit...

Photograph

Crystal Theater

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The Crystal Theater at N. 2nd Street between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Divided highway is South Chase Avenue between West Lincoln Avenue (2300) and East Oklahoma Avenue (3100).

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier rides a horse with a military camp in the background. Caption below reads, "CAMP WASHBURN, MILWAUKEE - - WIS." Blue ink on beige envelope, image...

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking south down 8th Street from Schlitz's Park.

Photograph

Adelbert J. Hedding

Date: 1921-06-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Adelbet J. Hedding, Milwaukee judge.

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Description: Letterhead of the Cudahy Brothers Company, a meat packer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a color image of a package of meat hanging from a hook on a wall,...

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Description: An exterior view of Joseph Brown's photography studio at 3803 West Lisbon Avenue. A sign on the building says "Joseph Brown Commercial Photographer".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters spraying hoses upwards towards a building amid smoke. On the right are two men aiming water with a tall pump on wheels.

Photograph

Tugboat on Water

Date: 1972-08-30 

Description: This unit was purchased by Electro-Motive. Original Falk caption reads, "Photo compliments of Electro-Motive for possible use in bulletin 430. Photo is cop...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Pawling & Harnischfeger 7.5 ton type "N" bridge with a 15-ton type "A" trolley being assembled on the P&H assembly floor. The crane is sta...

Date: 1948-01-31 

Description: Installation of officers, Local 1131, United Electrical Workers (The Louis Allis Company), South Side Armory Hall. Left to right: Phil Smith, field org...

Date: 1947-09-06 

Description: Young people at a union-sponsored dance in Milwaukee crowd around the stage, perhaps while the band is taking a break.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers among large machines at Milwaukee Works.

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Description: Black and white design for the 3 cent Centennial stamp with a logging theme.

Photograph

Emanuel A. Wurster

Date: 1914-09-28 

Description: Seated waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emanuel A. Wurster, Milwaukee company secretary and treasurer.

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