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Description: Men and women are lined up in their parked cars to watch the State Fair automobile race.
Description: The industrial warehouse district in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There are many horse-drawn wagons lined up along loading docks with various men working in the a...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry L. Ward, Milwaukee naturalist and museum director.
Date: 1913-03-29 ca.
Description: East Wisconsin Avenue commercial district looking west from V. Van Buren Street. Landmarks left to right: Federal Building, Northwestern National Insurance...
Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Elizabeth Hayman Layton. She was the sister of Joel Hayman, and the wife of Frederick Layton, who she married in 1851.
Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Bank Note and Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a child writing on a tablet and perching on a banner bearing...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles W. Henning, Milwaukee company vice-president.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Milton H. Umbreit, Milwaukee lawyer.
Description: Group of people on steps in front of unknown building in Milwaukee. A car is parked on the street.
Description: View down dirt road running through trees. On the far right obscured by trees is a building, perhaps a garage or dwelling. Text at foot of photograph reads...
Description: Elevated view of many horse-drawn vehicles on a main street in an unidentified rural village, perhaps at a farmer's fair. A crowd of men is standing outsid...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Interior of (Sub Floor No. 1) The F. Dohmen Company Wholesale Druggists. A salesman's catalog with removable screwed bindings and pages of note paper bound...
Description: Mill drive purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by Duval. Original Falk caption reads, "260 inch x 34 inch single helical split ring gear... part of a phot...
Date: 1906 before
Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...
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...
Description: Quarter plate ambrotype of Daniel Wells Jr. The portrait is from waist-up of left profile, with some scratching and damage to the plate. Daniel Wells Jr. e...
Description: Factory workers at a long bench and at various work stations in a large room at Milwaukee Works.
Description: Looking East from Mitchell Block. Elevated view of buildings with the lake and a steamship in the distance.
Description: A large crowd of children are gathered outside the Alhambra theater. The children, all boys, fill the sidewalk, and are being herded by a man on the left....
Description: Five men gather around an engine in a factory (most likely International Harvester's Milwaukee Works). Original caption reads, "Branch service managers vie...
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