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Fair Midway

Date: 1894 after

Description: People strolling on the midway and stopping to observe the booths and displays. In the background is a large building with flags.

Photograph

Charles R. Manville

Date: 1914-10-08 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles R. Manville, Milwaukee company vice-president.

Photograph

Frank J. Schmitt

Date: 1914-10-19 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank J. Schmitt, Milwaukee contractor and builder.

Date:  ca.

Description: Students gathered closely around their teachers in the kindergarten room on the south end of the school. The open hearth, fireplace, high ceilings and wind...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a dead or wounded Civil War soldier created as a preliminary study by one of the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s....

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: This map was engraved from original drawings and surveys taken by Louis Lipman. Includes Milwaukee street directory on the left hand side. Bottom right cor...

Date: 1921-05-04 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Robbins McGovern, Milwaukee engineer.

Postcard

The Gargoyle

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Color print of exterior of building. It has two levels with a peaked red roof. Two sets of windows and two sets of doors are visible. In the sky area is...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View from Wisconsin river looking east. The Pabst Building is on the northwest corner of N. Water Street and E. Wisconsin Avenue with the Mack building to...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Two men working on engine components on an assembly line at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Com...

Date: 1956-03-02 

Description: A seamless pipe fitting sits atop a railroad car, ready to be shipped. Later purchased and used by Elmes & Kings. Original Falk caption reads, "14' high-78...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Located in West Milwaukee. Trains, cars, tracks, and railroad buildings. The view is taken from the top of a building.

Photograph

Postmen

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Group portrait of postmen from the Milwaukee Area.

Date: 1896 

Description: Workers at the Willms cigar factory, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, posing with cigars and cigar boxes. Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) sits on the far left with six...

Photograph

Streetcar Terminal

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Streetcars are lined up in front of the buildings on the right. On the left people are walking down the sidewalk. A poster hangs from the front of the trol...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Lithographing & Engraving Company, with a three-quarter view of the building, set into a decorated border with the name of the...

Photograph

James Cavanagh

Date: 1914-10-15 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of James Cavanagh, Kenosha lawyer.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: 1100 block of South Sixteenth Street with storefronts and automobile traffic. Cable car tracks run down the middle of the street.

Date: 1948-08-12 

Description: One of the many demonstrations organized by the People's Progressive party in Milwaukee to fight the ever-rising cost of living. The campaign includes the...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map is oriented with the north to the lower right. Lake Michigan, the Menomonie River, and the Milwaukee River are labeled. Depths are shown by isolin...

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