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Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor on a lake pier with either his son Frederick or Robert. Both are wearing swimming suits. Taylor is smoking a pipe.

Photograph

Couple in Costume

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Description: Max and Ruth Distenfeld stand under a stairway at a costume party. Max is wearing a hat made of newspaper and a badge that reads committee, while Ruth is w...

Photograph

Louis Esser

Date: 1921-05-19 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Louis Esser, Milwaukee jeweler.

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Description: Milwaukee, northeast from Mitchell block. View down of rooftops and buildings.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Sunbathers relax on the piers at the swimming park on the Milwaukee River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: View from the upper deck of Milwaukee County Stadium, with the parking lot visible in the distance, during game one of the 1958 World Series between the Mi...

Date: 1925-09-15 ca.

Description: Automobile parked in front of large elm tree at the corner of N. 3rd and W. Center Streets.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An original colored poster celebrating the Milwaukee Road's 90 years of progress. The poster features three photographs of locomotive engines, ranging in t...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers shoveling coal into furnace. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. In anothe...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A group of children sit at tables in a library reading books and magazines while a librarian looks on from her circulation desk. When it opened in 1938, th...

Photograph

Equipment Test

Date: 1959-05-20 

Description: A man attends to a control panel of a factory machine that tests a large gear. The Falk Corporation later purchased and used this gear. Original Falk capti...

Date: 1952 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a state fair ribbon superimposed on a silhouette of the state, and two vignettes of agricultural and industri...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of the Milwaukee Light Guard depicting four men, including captain J.C. Starkweather. This is a cover from sheet music "Milwaukee Light Guard...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Large group of construction workers walking through neighborhood of houses that are in the middle of being constructed.

Photograph

A Stone Fight

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Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

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Description: An exterior view of Joseph Brown's photography studio at 3803 West Lisbon Avenue. A sign on the building says "Joseph Brown Commercial Photographer".

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers standing on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

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