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Date: 1924 

Description: Former home of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper. At the corner of Michigan and Milwaukee Streets. A fire escape goes up the middle of the building...

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Description: On-lookers observe an accident in downtown Milwaukee, of the Hamman's Express Line, piano and furniture mover.

Photograph

Milwaukee Depot

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Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Depot, with clock tower, at West Everett Street between North 3rd and North 4th Streets.

Photograph

Fred Rietbrock

Date:  

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Fred Rietbrock.

Photograph

"Hazelwood"

Date: 1860 before

Description: The residence of Rev. Clement Fall Le Fevre. Photographed from an old watercolor Painting. Building erected 1844. Four buildings are located in the center...

Photograph

William Wallace

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Wallace, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Photograph

James D. Mortimer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of James D. Mortimer, New York company president.

Photograph

Courthouse Square

Date: 1914-08-20 ca.

Description: Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) showing Milwaukee County Courthouse from E. Wells and N. Jackson Streets. Caption on glass plate reads,"Court hous...

Photograph

Pulverizer Mill

Date: 1976-08-20 

Description: A male employee, Don Ferch, attends to a pulverizer mill. This unit was purchased by the Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation and used by the Public Service o...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A small band leads a group of men with ribbons on their jackets. In between are two men in folk costumes carrying two banners. A crowd watches from the s...

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Description: Action shot of a basketball game between Madison East High School and the Lincoln Comets.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Milwaukee School of Trades.

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Description: Pedestrians on sidewalk. The street is full of rubble and appears to be under repair or construction. Construction workers are also working under the sidew...

Photograph

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

Photograph

John E. Sharp

Date: 1915-04-28 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John E. Sharp, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Postcard

Jones Island

Date: 1902 before

Description: Elevated view of island with houses. Industrial buildings are in the background, and a sailboat is on the water in foreground. A quick note is written on t...

Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...

Date: 1921-08-13 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Wheeler P. Bloodgood, Milwaukee lawyer.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A camera operator is filming a reporter outside the Milwaukee Theater at the Republican presidential debate. Other television crews are setting up their eq...

Date: 1880 

Description: Studio wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) and Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) in their wedding outfits. K...

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