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Soggy but Fun

Date: 1981-08-03 

Description: Despite rain and fog, people turned out to enjoy a street festival sponsored by the Guadalupe Center at 239 W. Washington Street in Milwaukee. There were e...

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Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking west from the Post Office. Some text also written in German. Identifies in pencil writing the location of the Pfister Hotel, the W...

Date: 1910-12-25 

Description: Winter scene with Alma Reinhardt Taylor and her children (from left) Frederick Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams, and Ellen Taylor Higgins. The children are posi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine is parked on the street. A group of people are looking up toward a building where a rope is coming down f...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John William Peterson Lombard, Milwaukee banker.

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Herny J. Killilea

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1970 

Description: "The famous Blue Angel Drill Team visits Milwaukee."

Date: 1859 

Description: The fairgrounds in Milwaukee, the year when Abraham Lincoln spoke. The fair grounds were located at the Brockway Grounds near Twelfth and Spring streets....

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Description: Letterhead of the O'Neil Oil & Paint Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of oils, paints, chemicals, and other supplies for tanneries and laundr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...

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August C. Backus

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of August C. Backus, Milwaukee judge.

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Description: Large crowd looking at the damaged Christopher Columbus cruise vessel at dock. Constructed in 1893, the Christopher Columbus was the only pas...

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Robert Bloch wearing a shawl around his head, and skin darkening make-up. A curtain has been hung up as a backdrop to obscur...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereograph view published by West Book and Stationery Company depicting a Milwaukee Street. Features a large corner building. In the lower left c...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...

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Debris On Shoreline

Date:  date unknown

Description: At the top of the incline is a building and a railroad train, with debris on shoreline near water. There is a small group of people to the left of the buil...

Date: 1921-08-23 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Christopher J. Meyer, Milwaukee manufacturer.

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Salmon Fishing

Date: 1977-10-07 

Description: Man and woman napping on the rocks with their hats down over their eyes as they fish for salmon.

Date: 1946 

Description: A man stands next to a Guernsey cow in the International Harvester tent at the Wisconsin State Fair. A sign reads, "Why We Are Not Displaying Our Full Line...

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