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Date: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...

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Description: Front view of apartment building located at 920 N. 15th Street. Caption on the negative reads, "Looking East at 920 N. 15th Street."

Photograph

Kremer's Homestead

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of Kremer's Homestead.

Date: 1984-09-26 

Description: A woman uses an early commercial computer network that allows travel agents to book their own flights without the use of a telephone.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: East Water Street at Wisconsin Avenue. City Hall is visible in the background. At the left is the Waldheim and Company Department Store of 407-411 East Wat...

Date: 1936 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for an International C-50 truck. Features a photograph of men unloading cases of beer from a C-50 truck owned by Miller Br...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...

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Description: Several pedestrians walking near the Wisconsin National Bank building.

Date: 1911 

Description: Front view of the photographer J. Robert Taylor on his motorcycle.

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Description: View across snow-covered lawn or field of a school building with a smokestack. Automobiles are parked nearby.

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Description: Herold Newspaper building and surrounding commercial area at the southwest corner of Broadway and Mason Street. Pedestrains cross the street and horse-draw...

Date: 1948-08 

Description: Borden workers loading milk onto trucks at the Borden Company loading dock.

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Flagpole on a strip of grass in the middle of an avenue. On the right are several horse-drawn vehicles and people parading in the road in front of what app...

Photograph

Cawker Building

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Description: Cawker Building and surrounding commercial district at the northeast corner of N. Plankinton and W. Wells Streets.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Aunt Helen and Syl standing on an overlook at River Park. Behind them is a bridge spanning a wide river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Grain Ship on the Kinnickinnic River from shoreline. There are industrial buildings in the background.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of Milwaukee Vinegar Works and Red Star Yeast Company.

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Wisconsin Street looking south from the corner of East Water Street.

Postcard

Union Depot

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Union Depot with clock tower. Railroad station on left side, with clock tower. Park area on right. Horse-drawn vehicles are near the entrance.The card is p...

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