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Group on Tour Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: A tour boat with many passengers is traveling down a river. Two boys are sitting on the roof with suitcases and other baggage, and two men wearing hats sta...

Date:  

Description: Couple posing outside. Harold Gauer's brother Norman with his "exotic oriental" dance wife, Wong Lee.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: The corner of N. 5th Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue. Landmarks from left to right: Wisconsin Roof (dancing), Strand Theater, Miller High Life Spa, and the...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner. To the right reads: "Head Quarters 18th Reg. Wis. Vol, Camp Trowbridge, Milwaukee" On t...

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Office Baby

Date: 1965-05-19 

Description: Mother brings baby to secretarial job.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Unidentified people waiting or conferring, possibly lawyer and clients at a courthouse.

Date: 1917-07-04 

Description: Children canoeing in the pond with swans, while other children watch. Crowd of adults and children are in the background.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Church on Layton Boulevard between Scott and Greenfield Avenues. Front of church and a side wing is visible from across the road. In the sky area is print...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of the orchestra look closely at the conductor as he leads them in the performance of a piece of music.

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...

Date: 1936 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Old Milwaukee Beer, Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co." At the center of the label is an image...

Photograph

Building on Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large building has partially collapsed from a fire. Fire fighters, some of them standing on the roof of a building next door, aim large streams of water...

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1915 

Description: Two flags are on top of the building, and the tower is on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A loose bull on city streets with snow piled near the sidewalks. A man comes face-to-face with the bull and falls backwards as a crowd watches from the si...

Date: 1967 

Description: Freedom House in flames after Milwaukee Police fired tear gas into the building. Two armed officers stand in front of the burning building. Both officers h...

Photograph

Eisenhower Jewelry

Date: 1956-09-12 

Description: A few pieces of "Ike" jewelry were modeled by Mrs. Russell Buck, Jr., of Fox Point. She worked at the headquarters of the Wisconsin Citizens for Eisenhower...

Photograph

U.S. Navy Veteran

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elderly Milwaukee veteran of the U.S. Navy salutes.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. A set sc...

Date: 1906 ca.

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

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.

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