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Frederick Layton

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Description: Waist-up oval-framed tintype portrait of a young Frederick Layton, about 30 years old, in a blue velvet oval compact.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.

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Description: Harold Gauer in costume as a mad scientist. He is holding laboratory glassware, and a microscope is visible on the shelf behind him.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Wisconsin Street in the 100 block; the Birchard Furniture store on the corner was at 121 and 123 Wisconsin Street. Text on the image re...

Photograph

Reverse Drive

Date: 1974-06-28 

Description: Reverse drive that was purchased by Delaval Turbine and used by Bulk Food Carrier. Falk caption reads, "Largest of the "MR" type design made to date. Wides...

Photograph

Elevator "A"

Date: 1980 before

Description: Stereograph; elevated view of what was supposedly the largest elevator in the world at the time. Though there is a Peirce & Whaling Company imprint over t...

Date: 1956-05-02 

Description: Father demonstrates controls of a mini-race car as his daughter sits in the car.

Date: 1992-06-16 

Description: Maggi Cage (right), a pro-choice leader, and Janel Parshall (left), a pro-life Wisconsin advocate, stand in front of a crowd of protesters at a reproductiv...

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Description: Commercial district and automobiles on W. North Avenue at about N. 34th Street, looking east. The Fist National Bank and Bloch Daneman buildings are visibl...

Date: 1954 

Description: Workers at the A.O. Smith Corporation in Milwaukee assembling frames for Cadillac automobiles. In 1902 Arthur O. Smith, son of the company's founder, produ...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate holding a wagon wheel, created as part of a painting by the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s. Altho...

Date: 1907 before

Description: Viaduct over river, with a trolley on the tracks on the metal support bridge. On right is a grassy riverbank, with industrial buildings along the river go...

Photograph

Anson K. Mayhew

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of Anson K. Mayhew, Milwaukee lumberman and manufacturer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man in a suit and hat stands on the street holding a stack of Milwaukee Journal newspapers.

Date: 1856-12-30 

Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.

Photograph

Sleepover

Date: 1967-06-21 

Description: Young female children celebrate a sleepover while four girls in bed watch another girl toss a pillow in the air. They are smiling gleefully while the pill...

Date: 1919 

Description: Apiary of August Diehnelt with a large group of people. Mr Diehnelt is just above the arrow.

Date: 1980-11-25 

Description: Holocaust survivor Flora van Brink Hony Bader (nee Melkman) at her Milwaukee residence.

Date: 1930 

Description: Model of the St. Mark's-in-the-Bouwerie Towers project, ca. 1927-1931, intended for New York City. Taken at an exhibit of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright a...

Date: 1910-04-18 

Description: Emil Seidel (left) stands in front of his house. Other adults and children can also be seen. He was the first Socialist Mayor of Milwaukee.

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