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Date: 1911 ca.

Description: The Whitefish Bay Resort and park.

Photograph

John Conway

Date: 1914-09-10 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Conway, Appleton hotel owner.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Merrill Hall; North elevation. Architectural plans with scale.

Date: 1964 

Description: Fundraising booth of the United Temperance Movement of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair. At that booth one could purchase soft drinks, milk, and "fir...

Photograph

Harvesting Wheat

Date: ????-07-06 

Description: Three men harvesting wheat. One is driving a tractor while the other two are on top of the hay.

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows block numbers, roads, railroads, wards, and selected buildings. The map includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" and index to public buildin...

Photograph

Twin Pinion

Date: 1974-08-31 

Description: Twin pinion marine red gear that was used by The Offshore Company for the Discoverer 534, a deep ocean drilling rig. Original Falk caption reads, "Propulsi...

Date: 1944 

Description: Sewage lagoon at a treatment site.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing for the building with plan for expansion in lower left corner. Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Pedestrians and...

Date: 1951-12-11 

Description: Crowd gathered for a dinner that honored Senator Joseph R. McCarthy. Behind the elevated head table is a large portrait of the Senator.

Photograph

Exposition Building

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd gathered at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths are in the background, including a game booth where you can "Deflate The Axis,...

Postcard

Union Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Station, located at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. Clock tower in center.

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1915-07-13 

Description: Looking south on the Milwaukee River from Wells Street. Landmarks left to right: Manufacturers Home Building, First National Bank, and the Pabst Building....

Photograph

Fond du Lac Avenue

Date:  

Description: Looking southeast from N. 36th Street and W. Fond du Lac Avenue, Six Point beer garden and bottle house are visible on the right side of the street. Captio...

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Pabst Theater from across the street.

Photograph

Bicycle Racers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of racers bank around a turn on a velodrome track.

Date: 1927 

Description: Color map, hand-drawn with comic figures engaged in various activities throughout map. Bordered by the river on the left and Lake Michigan on the right, in...

The Many Varied Photographs

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

Photograph

The Iron Block

Date: 1890 before

Description: Stereograph; caption on the image is incorrect as to the street locations. Actually located at the intersection of North Water Street and East Wisconsin A...

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