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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Popular bathing beaches like this one on Lake Michigan offered relief from the heat as well as the opportunity to be seen in the latest fashions of the 191...

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Theodore M. Hammond

Date: 1914-05-08 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Theodore M. Hammond, Milwaukee publisher.

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Adelbert J. Hedding

Date: 1921-06-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Adelbet J. Hedding, Milwaukee judge.

Date: 1965-05 

Description: The pinion stand depicted was purchased by U.S. Steel (Allegheny Project) and then used by Gary Steel Works. The two men in the photograph are R. Haag and...

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State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: The Fruits, Farm Crops building entrance is on the left, with three cars parked in front.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A river has overflown its banks and is flooding a road on a bridge. Some men are on the bridge are using sticks to move ice floes. Crowds of people are w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of William George Bruce, Milwaukee publisher.

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Drugstore Interior

Date: 1924-08-21 ca.

Description: Interior of an unidentified drugstore.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Building with three levels, a porch and two balconies across the front of the house, a roof, and a man with a telescope in a belvedere in the center of the...

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Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Pabst Theater stage and auditorium from lower balcony.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee branch of the Underwood Typewriter Company, headquartered in New York. In the center is the image of a typewriter with a red ba...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934) stand together looking out a window. She is wearing a white satin princess-style gown with...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of General Frederick C. Winkler of Milwaukee from the 1895 Columbian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of the Rep...

Date: 1947 

Description: Left side of a panorama view of a full parking lot at the Wisconsin State Fair, with the grandstand and water towers in the background.

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: A table spread with crafts at a hobby show with cards identifying the artist. The objects on display include two sets of bookends, one made by "Faye Gore"...

Date: 1964-09-04 

Description: Special Beatle Survey, featuring a list of Beatles songs, as well as portraits along the left side, of George Harrison, George Harrison, John Lennon, and R...

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Kids at the Beach

Date: 1967-07-10 

Description: A boy and girl play in the sand at the beach.

Date: 1859 

Description: The fairgrounds in Milwaukee, the year when Abraham Lincoln spoke. This fair grounds were located at the Brockway Grounds near Twelfth and Spring streets....

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North 35th Street

Date:  

Description: N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue, looking west along the north side of the street. The First National Bank and Bloch Daneman buildings are visible.

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