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Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips, wearing an Milwaukee Commandos NAACP Youth Council sweatshirt, throwing a baseball. Two unidentified children stand in the field behind Vel....

Photograph

Frank K. Espenhain

Date: 1913-10-28 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank K. Espenhain, Milwaukee merchant.

Date: 1937 

Description: Rear view of a diving suit including oxygen tanks.

Date: 1940 

Description: Located in West Milwaukee. View from atop a building of a large building located in the center, next to a smokestack. In the foreground is part of a round...

Date: 1886 

Description: Letterhead for the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co., with an engraving of a bird's-eye view of the city (signed Ma-- Richards, Mil Wis) advertising the "Nationa...

Date: 1963-09-10 

Description: Three freshman students inspect a skeleton at the Marquette University medical school.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers shoveling coal into furnace. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Photograph

Fish Shop

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: A fish shop made of several small, interconnected buildings. Signs for fresh or smoked fish are on several parts of the shop. In the background is a railr...

Date: 1998 

Description: Lynn Sneary's artistic rendering of an inside baseball field and scoreboard from spectator's seats of Miller Park Stadium.

Date: 1800 after

Description: Ink on tracing cloth. Shows property owners in block 69, between Fourth and Third Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.

Photograph

"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A two-door sedan is parked in front of the market, near a large sign.

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Father Groppi is seated in the back of a police wagon with police officer after being arrested in front of his parish for the second night in a row.

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Description: The political campaign "Braintrust" relaxes in Lake Park between elections.

Photograph

Cream Separator

Date: 1923-09-20 

Description: Two men ready a cream separator from Milwaukee Works to be transported to Hinsdale by airplane. One man is standing in the bed of a truck.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man sits high up on a rafter in a building with a skylight. There is a ladder to his left.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some landownership, roads, railroads, cemeteries, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. The map includes...

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

Photograph

Emanuel D. Adler

Date: 1914-10-09 

Description: Quarter-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emanuel A. Adler, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 5 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, the Milwaukee River, Lake Michigan, and railroad tracks.

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