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Date: 1887-11 

Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Street railway and motor bus map with a legend of "Street Car Line", "Auxiliary Bus Lines", and "Motor Bus Lines". The routes are numbered. The map reads:...

Photograph

David Rose

Date: 1902-07-25 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Milwaukee Mayor David S. Rose.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from pier or dock of buildings along the Milwaukee River, including a building with a clock tower. Signage on brick exteriors reads "J.C. Iverson Co....

Photograph

Michael Carpenter

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Michael Carpenter, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Mezzanine Floor (Interior). A flight of stairs is going up the left side of the image. Several chairs are set up overlooking the balcony. Various statues...

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522 First Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: View from the street of three people standing in front of a small house. There is a small Oeil-de-boeuf window in the upper story. The windows have shutter...

Photograph

Toys on a Truck

Date: 1931-12-22 

Description: Men look out from the cab of a flatbed truck piled with toys.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women are assembling a large paper valentine decoration. One woman stands on a ladder in front of a fireplace working on the top of the decoration, whi...

Photograph

Stenographers

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Stenographers at the law firm of Winkler, Flanders, Smith, Bottum, & Vilas.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of sailors marching with rifles in a parade while onlookers watch from the balconies of a large building.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Factory workers standing at work stations at Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking south down 8th Street from Schlitz's Park.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Man in protective gloves and masked helmet against heat and flame works on heavy machinery at the Falk Corporation, known for production of industrial gear...

Date: 1914-01-01 

Description: People sitting at a table in a dance hall wine room at 2:00 a.m.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the John C. Becker Company, manufacturers of office and bank furniture and office equipment outfitters, with an overlay with the company name...

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Elevated view of street scene of a run on the First National Bank. The sidewalk is crowded with people, spilling into the street. A horse-drawn buggy is dr...

Photograph

Milwaukee City Hall

Date: 1895 before

Description: Elevated view from the top of a building of Milwaukee City Hall under construction.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers assembling cream separators at Milwaukee Works.

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