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Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...
Date: date unknown
Description: The empty, burnt remnants of a building still partially standing. On the bottom, leaning against the second floor, is a ladder coming up from the street.
Description: This two pinion combining gear, a component of a main propulsion system was purchased by Fairbanks Morse and used by Falcon Carriers Incorporated. Original...
Date: 1966 ca.
Description: Entrance to the Southgate Shopping Center, Theatre, and parking lot. The proximity of parking to the stores in suburban shopping centers was one of the pr...
Description: Panoramic view of train loaded with Chevrolet automobiles. Caption at top reads, "The largest shipment of automobiles ever unloaded in Milwaukee, sold and...
Description: Front entrance to Notre Dame Hall; taken at an angle. The name of the hall is above the arched doorway.
Description: A front view of the Layton House, which was originally an inn. Signs on the building indicate that at the time of the photograph it was the business of Car...
Description: Formal studio photograph of a woman standing next to a chair.
Description: Pavilion at Kosciusko Park lagoon at W. Lincoln Avenue and S. 7th Street. A rowboat floats in the lagoon.
Description: Tugboat towing sailing ship on the Milwaukee Bay.
Description: Factory workers run machines in the Diesel [Engine] Machine Shop at Milwaukee Works.
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Two employees of Packard Auto in front of the service department office with automobile.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: The Pabst Whitefish Bay Resort.
Date: 1971 ca.
Description: Portrait of Vel Phillips in her judges's black robe with an American flag behind her. She was the 13th District Children's Court judge, the first woman and...
Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon going down a cobblestone street in Milwaukee. The fact that automobiles also appear in the picture suggest that the transition to mo...
Description: Howard and Louise Greene posing with their young children in front of the entrance of their house at 1831 North Cambridge Avenue.
Description: A cow standing on a platform is used to demonstrate a McCormick-Deering milker in the International Harvester tent at the Wisconsin State Fair. A display...
Date: 1830 ca.
Description: A hand-drawn map of the township sectioning of Milwaukee, eastern Waukesha, northern Walworth, and Racine Counties. Other items shown in the map are the l...
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Allis.
Description: F.N. Finney's residence, 34 Prospect Avenue.
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