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Photograph

Courthouse Square

Date: 1914-08-20 ca.

Description: Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) showing Milwaukee County Courthouse from E. Wells and N. Jackson Streets. Caption on glass plate reads,"Court hous...

Photograph

Pulverizer Mill

Date: 1976-08-20 

Description: A male employee, Don Ferch, attends to a pulverizer mill. This unit was purchased by the Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation and used by the Public Service o...

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Description: Rainwater running through a ditch along the side of a paved road. This picture was likely taken as a study of the drainage problems in Greendale.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A small band leads a group of men with ribbons on their jackets. In between are two men in folk costumes carrying two banners. A crowd watches from the s...

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Description: Action shot of a basketball game between Madison East High School and the Lincoln Comets.

Date: 1906 ca.

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

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Description: Pedestrians on sidewalk. The street is full of rubble and appears to be under repair or construction. Construction workers are also working under the sidew...

Photograph

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

Photograph

John E. Sharp

Date: 1915-04-28 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John E. Sharp, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Postcard

Jones Island

Date: 1902 before

Description: Elevated view of island with houses. Industrial buildings are in the background, and a sailboat is on the water in foreground. A quick note is written on t...

Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...

Date: 1921-08-13 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Wheeler P. Bloodgood, Milwaukee lawyer.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A camera operator is filming a reporter outside the Milwaukee Theater at the Republican presidential debate. Other television crews are setting up their eq...

Date: 1880 

Description: Studio wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) and Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) in their wedding outfits. K...

Photograph

Popcorn Eaters

Date: 1941-08-16 

Description: Eugene Barter, Jack Rosenthal, and Roland Small snack on popcorn on Children's Day at Wisconsin State Fair in 1941.

Photograph

Rainy Day Traffic

Date: 1941 before

Description: Automobile traffic, with a street railroad car in the background, on a rainy day.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Color image of courthouse with a large tree in front. View taken at an angle to the building from across the street. Horse-drawn carriages are on the roa...

Date: 1952-07-24 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., turns around in his seat at the state fair to shake hands with three Civil Air Patrol cadets.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Building on street corner, taken from street level. Store has eight levels with a water tower on the roof. Pedestrians are in the road and on the sidewalk...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across water of sailboats in Milwaukee Bay. One of the boats, The Kim, has Syl on board. In the background are industrial buildings, one of whi...

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