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Post Office

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of corner of Milwaukee and Wisconsin Streets. Three-story white building with several chimneys. A horse and cart are on the rig...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse in harness lies on its side in the street, while the other horse stands nearby. The carriage or cart they are pulling can be seen in the background...

Date: 1913-04-17 

Description: Students at work in their Milwaukee continuation school apprentice class, which is through the University Extension Division in Madison.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

Photographs of Wisconsin gas stations portray the development of service station architecture.

Photograph

Vanderbilt Cup Race

Date: 1912-10-02 

Description: Race cars on a country road, with car #29 off the road and missing its driver. The #27 car is just about to pass, with a dust trail behind it. Spectators...

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Weiss-Lippert Pattern Company. A car is parked outside near the curb on the cobblestone street, and a chapel stands to the left.

Date: 1900 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. with a group on his special campaign train. From left to right they are Alfred T. Rogers, La Follette's law partner; Mr. and Mrs...

Date: 1901 

Description: This map shows public schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, city wards, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes, t...

Date: 1890 

Description: Exterior of the drugstore of Joseph Mabbett Alcott at 90 Wisconsin Street. Pictured are Charles Alcott (left), his son, and store helpers.

Date: 1949-09-12 

Description: A gathering of officers and members of the Wisconsin Department of the American Legion, probably at their annual state convention. In Wisconsin the ardent...

Date: 1969-01-20 

Description: Gas turbine test stand drive that was purchased and used by Pratt and Whitney Aircraft Division. Original Falk caption reads, "Two special units and ratio...

Photograph

Postmen

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Group portrait of postmen from the Milwaukee Area.

Photograph

Francis Bloodgood

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Francis Bloodgood, Milwaukee lawyer.

Photograph

Don A.J. Upham

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Don A.J. Upham (1809-1877). Born in Vermont, Upham was a lawyer who moved to Milwaukee during the territorial period. The po...

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Description: A group of boys take a boxing stance near two men standing on a street corner, in front of a building that has "Milwaukee Beer" painted on it.

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Description: A woman carefully steps off a Milwaukee streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801...

Date: 1940 before

Description: Exterior of building from shoreline looking out to Lake Michigan. Along the pier are numerous docked boats and sailboats moored in water. On the left autom...

Photograph

Law Office

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Patent attorney Charles L. Goss (seated), with clerk Arthur Muerless in the law offices of Winkler, Flanders, Smith, Bottum, & Vilas.

Photograph

Walter Stern

Date: 1936-12-02 

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Walter Stern, Milwaukee company president.

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