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Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1833 

Description: Published in James Smith Buck's, "Pioneer History of Milwaukee". Lake Michigan is on the right, with three rivers that combine at different points and reac...

Photograph

Yak

Date:  

Description: Washington Park Zoo yak exhibit. The park was later replaced by the Milwaukee County Zoo.

Photograph

Shaft Mount

Date: 1971-11-24 

Description: View of a 600 J shaft mount. Man in photograph is George Tinger.

Photograph

Neal Brown

Date: 1918-10-27 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Neal Brown, Milwaukee lawyer.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Exterior of school. A red building is on the right in the background, and darker buildings are on the left. School has five levels with peaked roofs and s...

Date: 1916 before

Description: Restaurant interior. The bar is on the left, arched ceiling overhead. Palm trees decorate the spaces between the tables. Located on N. 3rd Street, south...

Photograph

Pie in the Face

Date: 1968-12-10 

Description: Roland Sieg wipes pie from his face with a smile, after someone threw enough ping pong balls in a bucket to win a chance to hit him with a pie at a carniva...

Date: 1916 

Description: Staff of the "Evening Wisconsin" newspaper. Left to right: 1) Alvin Steinkopf, 2) Jessica Knowles, 3) John R. Wolf, and 4) Arthur Dering.

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The ornate entrance to the Schlitz Palm Garden. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue, the Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An aerial view of downtown, including a baseball field is in the lower left near a train station.

Photograph

Herny J. Killilea

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry J. Killilea, Milwaukee attorney.

Date: 1971-12-17 

Description: Richard W.E. Perrin, seen speaking in the foreground, discusses plans in a meeting for an outdoor museum of ethnic history in Kettle Moraine. Professor Vic...

Photograph

Making Sandbakalese

Date: 1955-11-23 

Description: Mrs. Kenneth Jothen, Mrs. Hart Sorum, and Mrs. Gordon Steldt making sanbakalese, or sand tarts, a Norwegian dessert for the Augustana Evangelical Lutheran...

Photograph

Milwaukee Homes

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Detail view along front porches of frame residences.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...

Date: 1957-07-07 

Description: Eddie Mathews, third baseman for the Milwaukee Braves baseball team, slides into home plate. Chicago Cubs catcher Cal Neeman applies the tag as Braves thir...

Date: 1969-04-04 

Description: Rabbits as big as 6-month-old Jennifer Tetzlaff sit in and near an Easter basket while she plays with cellophane "grass."

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...

Photograph

Rainy Day

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Description: A street scape with people holding umbrellas walking in the rain. The street shows a business section and there is a horse-drawn vehicle in the hazy distan...

Photograph

Hoist Drive

Date: 1980-04 

Description: Two men, Ervin Kasper and A. Chirello, attend to a large hoist drive. This unit was purchased by GHH Sterkrade and used by Union Oil/Molycorporation. Origi...

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