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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...
Description: Washington Park Zoo yak exhibit. The park was later replaced by the Milwaukee County Zoo.
Description: View of a 600 J shaft mount. Man in photograph is George Tinger.
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...
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...
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.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry J. Killilea, Milwaukee attorney.
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...
Description: Mrs. Kenneth Jothen, Mrs. Hart Sorum, and Mrs. Gordon Steldt making sanbakalese, or sand tarts, a Norwegian dessert for the Augustana Evangelical Lutheran...
Date: 1963 ca.
Description: Detail view along front porches of frame residences.
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...
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...
Description: Rabbits as big as 6-month-old Jennifer Tetzlaff sit in and near an Easter basket while she plays with cellophane "grass."
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...
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...
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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