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Photograph

Rainy Day Traffic

Date: 1941 before

Description: Automobile traffic, with a street railroad car in the background, on a rainy day.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Color image of courthouse with a large tree in front. View taken at an angle to the building from across the street. Horse-drawn carriages are on the roa...

Date: 1905 after

Description: Building on street corner, taken from street level. Store has eight levels with a water tower on the roof. Pedestrians are in the road and on the sidewalk...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across water of sailboats in Milwaukee Bay. One of the boats, The Kim, has Syl on board. In the background are industrial buildings, one of whi...

Date: 1961-05-11 before

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette.

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

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Description: A tiny clay figure uses a pipe-cleaner ladder to climb the exposed neck of Alice Bedard.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Night view of the Princess Theater in Milwaukee.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down dirt road running through homes and trees in a neighborhood. A man stands in the road. Text at foot of photograph reads, "Toelle Ave. 138+12 Look...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. The Hotel Pfister is on the corner.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Harry Russell, Milwaukee company president.

Photograph

Edward August Uhrig

Date: 1914-10-17 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edward August Uhrig, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1963-03-16 

Description: "The eyes of the guests popped, but room clerk Frank R. Witte, 1133 E Knapp Street, took it in stride Friday afternoon when Badwater Bill, accompanied by h...

Date: 1963-06-07 

Description: Single helical hub gear that was a component of an oxygen furnace drive. This gear was purchased by Morgan Engineering Company and used by Pittsburgh Steel...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women wearing hats are standing and holding infants in their arms. In front of them are three girls. The tallest girl is holding some books or pamphl...

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 2 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, the Milwaukee River, and railroad tracks.

Photograph

Kilbourntown House

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: House built by Benjamin Church in 1844. Restored, it stands in Estabrook Park. Two men near front porch, from left to right: Frederic Heath, President of...

Date: 1958-04-13 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves catcher Carl Sawatski during spring training 1958. The Braves' third string catcher appeared behind the plate in 28 games in 1957, but wa...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Tower of building is on the right. The road curves in front of the building, with trolley tracks visible.

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Description: Men, women and children soak up the sun on the beach of a lake (probably Lake Michigan). The children are digging in the sand and there are ships in the di...

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