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Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: West from Ninth Street. Elevated view taken from on top of a building. Churches and trees line the road, which has a strip of land with monuments in the...

Photograph

Checking the Oil

Date: 1956 

Description: Woman in polka dot dress looks on as a service station worker checks the oil in her car.

Photograph

James M. Walsh

Date: 1921-05-12 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of James M. Walsh, Milwaukee company president.

Photograph

Francis E. McGovern

Date: 1914-05-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Francis E. McGovern, Milwaukee lawyer.

Date: 1909-03 

Description: A young boy and girl sitting on an iron bedstead in the corner of their unkempt bedroom.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small crowd of well-dressed people are walking down a path in a wooded park area.

Photograph

At the Barrel In

Date: 1977-07-01 

Description: Barrel In customers toasted the old owner, Margaret Udovc, and new owner, John Lacher, as the two shook hands.

Photograph

Teachers Picket

Date: 1967-11-08 

Description: Teachers protest the lack of a "concrete offer" for a new contract in front of the Milwaukee vocational school.

Date: 1936-01 ca.

Description: Original caption reads: "E.J. Leiser, superintendent of Milwaukee Works. Starting as an office clerk in 1905 and transferring to shop work two years later....

Date: 1962 

Description: Partial view of the building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. On the left is a cross on a pillar section, with a plant bowl on top of a block in front. A...

Date: 1980-07-25 

Description: A family relaxes by their backyard pool, while a father tosses his infant son gently in the air.

Photograph

Pinata

Date: 1970-08-05 

Description: Children play with pinata at night.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across water of a tugboat pulling a sailboat towards Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.

Date: 1931-03-17 

Description: A scene at Curtiss-Wright Field in Milwaukee. Pictured are Arthur D. Gaspar, a Waukesha funeral director, and Paul Trier, the pilot of the Curtiss Thrush....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Self-portrait of the photographer sitting on a table near a wall wearing a hat and holding a newspaper and pipe.

Date: 1931 

Description: Cream separators, milking machines, parts and International Harvester advertising on display behind a sign reading "Gimbels Milwaukee Week" in the show win...

Date: 1940-01-18 

Description: Elevated view of railroad yard, with engines and cars on some of the tracks. Smoke is billowing out in the background and covering much of the yard. Buildi...

Date: 1938-10-01 

Description: J. Robert Taylor cleaning a furnace. He has a broom and a small brush in hand, a pipe in his mouth, and a dirty rag placed on his head. He is reading a doc...

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