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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...

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of street traffic and buildings on East Water Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Intersection of Detroit and Jefferson Streets. At the corner is a business with a sign on the front promoting spaghetti and ravioli. On the side of the sam...

Date:  date unknown

Description: N. Fourth Street. Bell tower with clock to the left of the main entrance. Additional buildings are on either side of the main church.

Photograph

Richard P. Tell

Date: 1914-09-28 

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Richard P. Tell, Milwaukee company manager.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Monument located on 13th Street. Large rough stone with a metal plaque set into it. The plaque marks the spot near where Lincoln made an address in 1859.

Photograph

Reverse Drive

Date: 1974-06-28 

Description: Reverse drive that was purchased by Delaval Turbine and used by Bulk Food Carrier. Falk caption reads, "Largest of the "MR" type design made to date. Wides...

Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: Photojournalist Fred Wagner covered the 1912 Milwaukee Grand Prize automobile race (later called the American Grand Prix) from Farnum Fish's airplane. The...

Photograph

Frederick N. Finney

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frederick N. Finney, Milwaukee civil engineer.

Photograph

Mah Jongg Game

Date: 1958-05-14 

Description: Four women playing Mah Jongg, a Chinese game using tiles.

Photograph

Casey Stengel

Date: 1957-10 ca.

Description: Casey Stengel, manager of the New York Yankees.

Photograph

Unidentified Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A horse and wagon for the Milwaukee Brewery Co. and a car are parked on the road near the curb. The road is lined with residences.

Photograph

Schroeder Hotel

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Elevated view of hotel. On the lower right above the entrance is a sign for the Empire Room. Automobiles are parked on the street. A flag pole without a...

Photograph

Baker and Bread

Date: 1964-05-14 

Description: A baker removes multiple loaves of bread from the oven for consumption in both bakery and restaurant.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Color postcard of front of Church on Grand Avenue. The stained glass is visible in the church windows.

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Description: Milwaukee, looking up Broadway.

Date: 1850 

Description: Map showing Indian mounds and graves as well as ground cover types at Township 8, Range 22. There is an inset diagram of an effigy mound labeled "The Cross...

Photograph

Frederick Layton

Date: 1907 

Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Frederick Layton in late middle age. He is holding a cane in one hand and a hat in the other. He die...

Photograph

West Allis Works

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of the West Allis Works, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, and surrounding neighborhoods.

Date:  

Description: Schooners docked on river. The view is downriver from the Grand Avenue Bridge.

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