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Electric Streetcar

Date:  

Description: An electric streetcar in Milwaukee with a large Gimbels sign in the background.

Date: 1911 

Description: The photographer J. Robert Taylor posing outdoors with his motorcycle in front of a large cannon. The cannon is mounted on a low pedestal and is enclosed b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large Victorian-style house gutted by a fire. Ladders lean on the sides, reaching up to many different levels. Two people are on the roof spraying wate...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, parks, cemeteries, block numbers, a street index, explanations, and general refer...

Date: 1948-07-31 

Description: The Victors - There was fun and entertainment at the picnic sponsored by Nash-Seaman Body Local 75, UAW, Sunday at the Old Heidelberg park. Some 4,500 loc...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view down Wisconsin Avenue looking west, with the RKO Riverside Theatre on the right, and a large Christmas sign on the corner of a building on th...

Date: 1957-04-18 

Description: This roll drive pinion was purchased by E.W. Bliss Co of Salem, Ohio, and later used by Empire Steel Company. Falk original caption reads, "Forging being p...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, wearing a printed silk dress an...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Soldier's Monument on Grand Avenue. Statue is left of center, in a park, with a tower in the background. Some scroll work has been added to the upper and...

Photograph

Hopalong Cassidy

Date: 1949-08-26 

Description: William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy poses sitting on a rail fence before meeting fans at Schuster's Department Store (N .12th and W. Vliet Streets) in Milwauk...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large crowd of people moving down a road. Many people carry umbrellas, and a flag can be seen in the background. A sign hanging above the crowd reads, "...

Photograph

Clifton Williams

Date: 1921-06-08 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Clifton Williams, Milwaukee lawyer.

Date: 1913-09-25 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just before opening. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular wo...

Photograph

Thomas Joseph Neacy

Date: 1914-08-22 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Thomas Joseph Neacy, Milwaukee machinist and manufacturer.

Photograph

Product Cuts

Date: 1975-02-15 

Description: View of a YBX product cut that was used on a vertical roller mill. This product was later purchased by Allis Chalmers Corporation and used by Kaiser Longho...

Photograph

Daniels Wells' Barn

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: The original barn at the home of Daniel L. Wells, 78 Prospect Avenue.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: Avenue west of Eight Street. Elevated view from top of a building. On the left are two churches, a few other buildings, and trees. Road is split with a st...

Photograph

Family Bomb Shelter

Date: 1952 

Description: A Wisconsin family inside their new bomb shelter.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elaborate gateway in the shape of an arch to the National Soldiers Home. The gateway is made of trees with a miniature building on top.

Date: 1911-04-20 

Description: Men clearing groudn at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory for the addition of a six-story machine shop.

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