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Date: 1886 

Description: Two maps on one page. The first page is a map of Milwaukee County with insets "Plan of Pewaukee, Waukesha Co.", "Plan of Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co.", "Plan o...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Cabinet card portrait of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. She is wearing a seal...

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A mock shotgun wedding at a Civilian Defense Rally, with a solider marrying a woman with a man dressed as a country priest presiding.

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The hotel has an awning over the entrance to the sidewalk, which is crowded with many pedestrians. Several horse-drawn carriages are in the road.

Photograph

4th Ward Square

Date: 1914-08-20 ca.

Description: View from across the street of 4th Ward Square. Individuals sitting on benches and grass in the park. Caption on glass plate reads, "4th Ward Square".

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Description: Looking southeast on S. Kinnickinnic Avenue at E. Russell Avenue and S. Logan Avenue in the Bay View neighborhood. Trinity (now the Bay View) Methodist Chu...

Photograph

Frigate Gear

Date: 1958-04-30 

Description: Close-up view of a frigate gear that was later used by the United States Navy.

Date: 1952 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a state fair ribbon superimposed on a silhouette of the state, and two vignettes of agricultural and industri...

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Gilded sculpture of Apollo and the muses of tragedy and comedy in the Pabst theater.

Photograph

Fish Flying

Date: 1912 

Description: A Wright Model B Flyer at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Although unidentified, this is believed to be the aircraft that Farnum Fish flew at the fairgrou...

Date: 1888 

Description: Map of Milwaukee "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO., from Dupre’s 1/4-Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." Contain...

Date: 1958-09-07 

Description: Three-year-old Edwin Lee Mathews, Jr., dressed in a "Milwaukee Braves" uniform, takes a swing at a baseball. He is the son of Braves' Hall of Fame third ba...

Photograph

Miller House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The brick home of Judge Andrew Galbraith Miller at 174 Wisconsin Street. There are steps up to the front entrance, a fence, and a fire hydrant on the sidew...

Date: 1945-04-10 

Description: A man, possibly inventor Leo Kay, holds a slipover bowling shoe, which attaches to a regular street shoe.

Photograph

Milwaukee Movie Set

Date: 1990 

Description: Costumed actors on a Third Ward street transformed to represent the 1930s for the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger".

Photograph

Public Museum #960

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph view of stuffed kangaroo, bear, fox, giraffe, llama, and ram behind a glass enclosure at the Milwaukee Public Museum.

Photograph

Gemini 7

Date: 1968-11-08 

Description: The Gemini 7 space capsule in which astronaut James Lovell flew in 1965, seen here on display at the Wisconsin Regional Space Center. Although born in Ma...

Photograph

Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jimmy Chan of Columbus, Ohio, expert motorcycle racer, sits astride his motorcycle, No. 16, wearing a Harley Davidson jersey and racing gear at Wisconsin S...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...

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