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Small Garage

Date: 1980-10 

Description: Small garage with houses behind on North Weil Street.

Date: 1948 

Description: A sketch of the winning dress designed by Betty Lou Jahn of Milwaukee for the first Alice in Dairyland in 1948. Not only was the design worn by the first A...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips standing and speaking in a costume. There is a woman on the left bowing her head. Three men are standing on the left looking to the right. In...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man works on a Titan 10-20 tractor outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, with a three-quarter view of a man driving an electric cable car marked "State St." under a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph elevated view of Saint John's Cathedral, on 812 North Jackson Street, from the Courthouse. Lake Michigan is in the background.

Photograph

Daniel Wells Jr.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter plate ambrotype of Daniel Wells Jr. The portrait is from waist-up of left profile, with some scratching and damage to the plate. Daniel Wells Jr. e...

Photograph

Roosevelt Theater

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Description: The Roosevelt Theater, 1402 W. North Avenue and the Jack Gross and Ziegler kosher meat market on the left. There are automobiles parked on the side of the...

Photograph

Commission Row

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Description: A view of Commission Row, known for its fresh produce markets, looking northwest on N. Broadway between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets.

Date: 1942 

Description: This map shows the route of the Milwaukee Road, roads, foot trails, resorts, and ranger stations. The map includes text, illustrations, a railroad fare tab...

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Description: The interior of the sewage treatment plant laboratory. A microscope and many glass beakers are sitting on the counter.

Date: 1920-01-11 

Description: Crowd in Humboldt Park watching an ice skating race. Caption on glass plate reads, "Municipal Skating and Hockey Association, Inter City Meet".

Date: 1902-05-25 ca.

Description: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Building and surrounding commercial area on the northwest corner of Broadway and E. Michigan Street. Caption on glass pl...

Photograph

Mr. Henry Weber

Date: 1914-08-20 

Description: Henry Weber, the president of the Park Board rides in an automobile in Lake Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Mr. Henry Webster [sic], prest. Par...

Photograph

Warren Spahn

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Warren Spahn, famous left-handed pitcher of the Milwaukee Braves baseball team, completes a pitch to the batter.

Date: 1963 

Description: Walter Wolf Peltz in his grocery store.

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Description: Water tower (built 1875), with St. Mary's Hospital behind it on the left.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers' toilet. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Union (N...

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Brandt House

Date: 1935 

Description: House from the east elevation. Part of Historic American Buildings. Image has a brick road, telephone poles and wire, and a building in the back with a s...

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