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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...

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....

Photograph

Axtell House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Axtell House, located at Walker's point on the corner of S. Water and Ferry Streets. There are pedestrians on the bridge over the river.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down street of St. Josephat's Basilica and the surrounding streets.

Photograph

Ann Willms

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ann Willms (b. 1881) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is wearing a dress, necklace, earrings and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Shops contained on first floor of a Victorian structure, one of which belongs to a woman named Mary. Standing in front are her husband and two sons. Furthe...

Date: 1950 

Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...

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