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Date: 1919-09-12 ca.

Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...

Photograph

St. Peter's Church

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The first Catholic church in Milwaukee. The structure is shown here after it was moved to the grounds of St. Francis Seminary, St. Francis Wisconsin. It wa...

Photograph

Esther Getts

Date: 1945 

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders portrait of Esther (Sauer) Getts (1926- ) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Historical Museum has a set of pajamas a...

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Description: An exterior view of Joseph Brown's photography studio at 3803 West Lisbon Avenue. A sign on the building says "Joseph Brown Commercial Photographer".

Date: 1875-05 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Hannah (Barber) Billinghurst (1832-1900) of Horicon. Hannah was the wife of lawyer Charles Billinghurst (1818-1865), who served...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18, entering the harbor.

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Description: Court House, Masonic Temple, St. John's Cathedral, and Emanuel Church.

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Description: Four officers ride in a carriage labeled "Fire Department" pulled by two horses. They appear to be part of a parade, and a crowd of people stands along the...

Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."

Photograph

Chasid Rabbi

Date: 1919 

Description: An unidentified man dressed as a chasid rabbi, sitting at a desk.

Photograph

Marine Plaza

Date: 1961 

Description: View of building under construction from a boat on the river.

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Description: Luncheon for members of the United Automobile Workers Auxiliary #2 in Milwaukee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from water of Alma Reinhardt Taylor and her three children (from left) Frederick, Donna, and Ellen outside a cabin nestled among trees along a lake. F...

Date: 1914-06-08 ca.

Description: The Southwest corner of North 2nd Street and West Wisconsin Avenue, with Stumpf and Langhoff clothing building on the left and Majestic Building on the rig...

Date: 1964 

Description: Elevated view of the city looking north along the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1914-08-25 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William DeForest Halsted, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1961-12-11 

Description: A structural technology student works on a project in a drawing class at the Milwaukee Institute of Technology.

Photograph

Schlitz Brewery

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Description: Exterior of the Schlitz Brewery.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several people, most with goggles and hats, are digging and moving dirt. Three men are behind a wire fence. On the left is a man in a suit, and the rest a...

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