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Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Interior view of lobby area with several people sitting in chairs. Manuscript notations on the mount makes much of the fact that it was photographed at ni...

Date: 1938 

Description: A man is sitting in a field with a covered bridge spanning a river in the background. Trees are at each end, and a fence runs along the side of the road on...

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Description: East Water Street from Kirby House. View of buildings and street. Street car in the distance.

Date: 1918 

Description: Group of women gathered at 2nd (now 7th St.) and Mitchell wearing light colored dresses and hats. Each woman holds a U.S. flag. There is a sign to the righ...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...

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Description: Politician Carl Ziedler, who ran for mayor of Milwaukee. Gauer is quoted in his book Keeping Track of What Happened, "When Hollywood came out with p...

Date: 1938-12-23 ca.

Description: Two unidentified Civil War veterans at soldier's home on December 23, 1938, along with two representatives from the American Legion. The veterans are both...

Photograph

State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: The Fruits, Farm Crops building entrance is on the left, with three cars parked in front.

Photograph

Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: At the corner of Fourth Street and Reservoir Avenue. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and a horse-drawn carriage is in front.

Date: 1911 

Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, Lake Michigan and one mile concentric circles...

Photograph

Frederick Layton

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Description: Waist-up oval-framed tintype portrait of a young Frederick Layton, about 30 years old, in a blue velvet oval compact.

Date: 1870 

Description: The State Fair grounds.

Date: 1958-12-20 

Description: Mother and children enjoy baking, decorating, and eating Christmas cookies.

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Passavant Hospital building behind a line of trees in the foreground.

Photograph

Bob Buhl

Date: 1957-03-06 before

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves pitcher Bob Buhl. The least heralded of the Braves' Big Three pitchers, right-hander Buhl was indispensable to the team's 1957...

Date: 1885-06-23 before

Description: Menu card and satin overlay with the intertwined initials "M" and "A" for the Eighth Annual Banquet of the Merchants Association at Plankinton House. The f...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The man in the goggles on the right is Teddy Tetzlaff possibly at the Vanderbilt Cup Race. The other men are unidentified. In the background is the grandst...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Postcard of the Pabst Brewery showing an elevated view of men working near the copper kettles in a vaulted room. There is a large, stained glass window on...

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