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Joseph Very Quarles

Date: 1914-08-24 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Joseph Very Quarles, Milwaukee attorney.

Date: 1949-11-23 

Description: View across river of a large crowd of people on a sledding hill and gathered around a shelter building. Houses are in the background atop the hill.

Map or Atlas

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1889 

Description: BirdÂ’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Reservoir, looking South, with pedestrians walking along the edge of reservoir. A team of horses with a cart or wagon can also be seen in the background.


Grand Avenue

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...


Frederick Layton


Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Frederick Layton who is standing with his hands in his pockets. Layton was the son of a Milwaukee butcher and ran the busi...


Lawn Maintenance

Date: 1977-08-12 

Description: A man picks up grass from a lawn, with garbage bags of mowed lawn clippings lined up behind him. A lawn mower stands on the sidewalk nearby.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated exterior view of the water purification plant. A group of men are working on the front lawn of the plant.


Description: A man is on a walkway on top of a mechanical conveyor belt machine that is loading sand and gravel into the bed of a truck. A steam shovel is visible in th...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Construction workers are posed in front of the partially-built St. Josaphat's Church on scaffolding and wooden steps near large columns. There are two chil...


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...

Date: 1901 

Description: Advertisement for Bunde & Upmeyer jewelers with a drawing of a butterfly-winged faerie holding a jeweled nacklace and hovering among several gemstones. The...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of the Town of Lake is ink and pencil on paper and shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. The bottom of the map includes a ke...

Date: 1899-07 ca.

Description: A boat leaving Milwaukee Harbor between two breakwaters, steaming into Milwaukee Bay and onward out into Lake Michigan.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A view from behind the bar of a Civilian Defense Rally. Men and women are lined up and taps are visible.


Description: Man sitting outdoors surrounded by children on Pulaski Street.


Charles A. Paeschke

Date: 1921-05-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles A. Paeschke, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: View over crowd of people towards U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, a Hillary Clinton supporter, talking to reporters holding microphones and camera...


Description: Letterhead of the Crazy Water Crystals Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In the top center is an elevated view of a building complex with a sign reading, "C...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man and woman are looking under the hood of a car in front of a business whose sign states, "The car that is seen and not heard. The car you will eventua...

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