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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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
Description: Photojournalist Fred Wagner covered the 1912 Milwaukee Grand Prize automobile race (later called the American Grand Prix) from Farnum Fish's airplane. The...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frederick N. Finney, Milwaukee civil engineer.
Description: Four women playing Mah Jongg, a Chinese game using tiles.
Date: 1957-10 ca.
Description: Casey Stengel, manager of the New York Yankees.
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.
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...
Description: A baker removes multiple loaves of bread from the oven for consumption in both bakery and restaurant.
Description: Color postcard of front of Church on Grand Avenue. The stained glass is visible in the church windows.
Description: Milwaukee, looking up Broadway.
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...
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...
Description: Aerial view of the West Allis Works, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, and surrounding neighborhoods.
Description: Schooners docked on river. The view is downriver from the Grand Avenue Bridge.
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