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Date: 1906 before

Description: A large tree stands in the street at the corner, with signs attached to it. Behind the tree is a cigar store with a large billboard for a furniture store a...

Date: 1913-10-24 

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of Sebastian Gebhard Messmer, Milwaukee Archbishop.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored view from the water. Buildings are in the background, a boat and bridge are in the center. A small boat with people in it are in the foregroun...

Photograph

Bovine Bath

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1896 

Description: Workers at the Willms cigar factory, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, posing with cigars and cigar boxes. Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) sits on the far left with six...

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: Iceman delivering a block of ice from an International D-300 streamlined truck to an office building in downtown Milwaukee. The man worked for the Wisconsi...

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: The Taylor barn is being moved by a truck in the snow. One man is in front of the truck, and another is on the left near a pile of wood. Two cars are in th...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

Photograph

A.T. Van Scoy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of A. (Abraham) T. Van Scoy, official of the International Harvester Company in Milwaukee.

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Large, red building with steep roof. First level has awnings above windows. Behind the building is a grassy area, and trees are on the right and left of th...

Photograph

Western Hotel

Date: 1915-06 ca.

Description: The Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873 the Hotel w...

Date: 1905 after

Description: Color image of courthouse with a large tree in front. View taken at an angle to the building from across the street. Horse-drawn carriages are on the roa...

Date: 1957-08-27 

Description: William Proxmire, his wife, Ellen (to Proxmire's right), and his supporters celebrate his victory in the special election to fill the Senate seat vacated u...

Photograph

Thomas Joseph Neacy

Date: 1914-08-22 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Thomas Joseph Neacy, Milwaukee machinist and manufacturer.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Soldier's Monument on Grand Avenue. Statue is left of center, in a park, with a tower in the background. Some scroll work has been added to the upper and...

Photograph

The Answer Machine

Date: 1963-11-13 

Description: A question is fed into a "computer" created by the mathematics club at John Marshall Junior High School. This was a project in observance of American Educa...

Date: 1915 

Description: Stamp advertising the 1915 Wisconsin State Fair. Includes an illustration of a woman waving a "Wis." pennant, overlooking crowds at the fairground. Stamp t...

Photograph

Downtown River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.

Photograph

Recount

Date: 1960-04-12 

Description: In a recount that lasted almost four hours, the tide turned in favor of Alderman John Budzien, who apparently had lost last Tuesday's election to Robert A....

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