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Weary Fairgoers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two weary fairgoers catch a nap on a convenient bench at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Photograph

Charles E. Wies

Date: 1921-07-12 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles E. Wies, Milwaukee lawyer.

Photograph

Interior of Bar

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The bartender Art Gerth stands behind the bar of a tavern located at the corner of Twelfth and Chambers. A glass of beer stands on the bar. Behind the bar...

Photograph

Charles Zimmermann

Date: 1921-05-09 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles Zimmermann, Milwaukee opthamologist.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of school-age children with a several adults sitting outdoors with band instruments at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mother and children on front porch. Identified as Fred Taylor in the baby carriage, Ellen Taylor Higgins, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and Donna Taylor Adams.

Photograph

Lewis Sherman

Date: 1914 

Description: Quarter-length side-profile studio portrait of Lewis Sherman, Milwaukee physician and pharmacist.

Photograph

Bovine Bath

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man hoses off a bovine participant at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several people, most with goggles and hats, are digging and moving dirt. Three men are behind a wire fence. On the left is a man in a suit, and the rest a...

Photograph

Double Wedding

Date: 1980-01-17 

Description: High school students stage a mock double wedding in their Family Living class.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length formal oval painting of Samuel Marshall, (1820-1907), banker, co-founder and President of the Marshall & Ilsley Bank.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Watertown Plank Road Historic Marker

Date: 1955-11-01 

Description: President of the Miller Brewing Company, Norman R. Klug, unveiled the Watertown Plank Road historical marker along with, to his left, James Fitzpatrick, pr...

Photograph

Young Sculptor

Date: 1968-05-13 

Description: Thurman Butler, 16, with the sculpture he made while practicing cutting and welding techniques in a foundry course at Milwaukee Technical college. He calle...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Syl and aunt Helen in a rowboat on the Milwaukee River at Gordon Park. In the background a large bridge crosses the river. On the right the banks of the ri...

Date: 1969-10-02 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Views of bevel gear inspection equipment for future use-a product quality control publication." Man in photograph is Rob Scha...

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Photograph

Cast of a Play

Date: 1941 

Description: Female cast members of the play “How the Story Grew” performed during the Milwaukee Turners Winterfest.

Date: 1937-04-06 

Description: An International D-2 pickup truck used by Hayek Pharmacy parked on a residential street. A man carrying a package is on the front walk of one of the houses...

Date: 1969-04-06 

Description: Children walking out of chuch after the Easter Sunday service at St. James United Methodist Church at 1114 West Brown Street.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.
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