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Photograph

Twenty-First Street

Date: 1924 

Description: Near Chestnut Street. View looking down a wet and icy sidewalk with melting snowbanks. Houses line the street.

Date: 1964-01-07 

Description: Employees in protective clothing near aluminum rolling mill drive. Falk caption reads,"Drawing number 415731 and 415732, patent number 605385. View shows b...

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil painting of a Civil War cannon, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg, painted by a group of German painters kno...

Date: 1921-05-22 ca.

Description: A crowd of people at Humboldt Park gather for the unveiling of a World War I monument. A family in the foreground with larger crowd in the background. Capt...

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...

Photograph

Railroad Yards

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of railroad yards with trains sitting on many of the tracks, with other tracks sitting empty. Steam is rising from trains in the background,...

Photograph

St. Peter's Church

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The first Catholic church in Milwaukee. The structure is shown here after it was moved to the grounds of St. Francis Seminary, St. Francis Wisconsin. It wa...

Date: 1957-11-11 

Description: Uptown Post #400 Drill Team in formation firing a salute on Armistice Day while passers-by pause to pay their respects.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: People walking on path by the Whitefish Bay Resort along the lake front. Text on postcard reads, "Hope you are well again. Sarah".

Date: 1898 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.

Photograph

Factory Stacks

Date:  date unknown

Description: Smoke coming from stacks on the top of a factory.

Photograph

William H. Upmeyer

Date: 1914-03-17 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William H. Upmeyer, Milwaukee jeweler.

Photograph

J. Robert Taylor

Date: 1938-10-01 

Description: Taylor is relaxing, smoking his pipe and reading his paper in front of an open heater. A kerchief is covering his head. Smoke is around the light in the...

Date: 1961-11-14 

Description: Students work in a studio on their individual projects for a photography class at the Milwaukee Institute of Technology.

Date: 1948-03-22 

Description: Members of Local 50, United Packinghouse Workers of America and their families walking the picket line. "Picket Duty - Everyone's Job" Even the youngst...

Date: 1939-05-18 

Description: Two men stand near the back of an International D-246-F truck outfitted with a cement mixer body. The truck is owned by Tews Lime & Cement Company.

Date: 1910 

Description: Sample tables in the Grain Exchange Room of the Chamber of Commerce Building. The Milwaukee Grain Exchange was a pioneer in grain trading with their develo...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from bridge looking over at a hill leading down to bath houses and fenced-in swimming areas for beginners. Establishment of Wm. Bechstein.

Photograph

John H. Harris

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John H. Harris, Elkhorn company president.

Photograph

E.O. Ellsworth

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of E.O. Ellsworth, Milwaukee chemical company secretary.

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