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Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers eating dinner. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Un...

Photograph

Stone Hop House

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a stone hop house built by Jesse Carpenter in 1894. It was sold to James Stuart "when the crash came".

Photograph

Fred C. Best

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Fred C. Best, Milwaukee mortgage company president.

Photograph

Home of the Aged

Date: 1900 before

Description: Located at Wells Street and 20th Street. Building is five stories high with several chimneys and a tower with a cross on the roof in the center of the buil...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. A streetcar and a horse-drawn wagon can be seen among monuments.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Governor Julius Heil squirting milk from a cow, perhaps from a parade float. He wears a flower and a button reading "drink more milk" on his lapel. A porti...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Postcard reproduction of an exterior view of Milwaukee City Hall.

Postcard

Globe Hotel

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Street and Cass Street. Hotel has several floors, awnings on all the windows on one side, and a corner turret.

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Description: A self-portrait of Harold Gauer wearing a jacket and bow tie.

Date: 1872 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, some landownership, and a race course. Manuscript annotations in red i...

Photograph

James H. Stover

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of James H. Stover, Milwaukee attorney.

Photograph

Beer and Sweet Corn

Date: 1968-08-24 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kress, dressed in lederhosen, enjoy beer and sweet corn at the Mid-summer Festival.

Manuscript

Mishakwut Still

Date: 1936 

Description: Actors in Indian costume as seen in the film "Mishaskwut", which depicts the life of the Menominee Indians. The film was sponsored by the Wauwatosa Board o...

Photograph

Weld Shop

Date: 1975-07 

Description: Male employee, Harold Ladwig, in the Weld Shop. Original Falk caption reads, "A series of pictures taken in Weld shop to illustrate steps in the manufactur...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Front facade of building from across the street. A portion of the dome can be seen on the roof. There is a median strip with a sculpture of a man on top of...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A young boy and young girl feed a fawn from a nippled bottle at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Photograph

Bootleg Days

Date: 1933-08-23 

Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...

Photograph

Burned Building

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.

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

Photograph

Debris On Shoreline

Date:  date unknown

Description: At the top of the incline is a building and a railroad train, with debris on shoreline near water. There is a small group of people to the left of the buil...

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