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An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1956-08-15 

Description: Milwaukee Braves player Robert 'Bob' Buhl pictured at home with his family.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Woman in wide brimmed hat wading in water.


Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.

Date: 1971-06-23 

Description: Speed increaser on the factory floor. This product was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by the United States Corps of Engineers. Falk caption reads, "L...


10-20 Tractor

Date: 1910 

Description: Three-quarter length left side view from front of an International Harvester 10-20 tractor parked in front of a shed at the company's Milwaukee Works facto...

Date: 1967 

Description: Freedom House in flames after Milwaukee Police fired tear gas into the building. Two armed officers stand in front of the burning building. Both officers h...

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...


Edward N. Farber

Date: 1957-09-06 

Description: Edward Farber, a prominent Milwaukee druggist, double checks a prescription order on the day before he retired. Farber operated his popular drugstore, loca...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A large steamship, City of Racine, loaded with passengers sails towards Milwaukee Harbor. On the left a tugboat pulls a smaller sailboat out towards...


Del Crandall

Date: 1957-03-27 before

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves catcher Del Crandall, taken during spring training at Ninth Street Park in Bradenton, Florida, 1957.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Slightly elevated view of the Overpass Light Brigade, which is forming a semicircle with their signs reading: "GOP Circus." Behind them a mass of protester...

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Todd Eiler, dressed as Captain America, holds up a sign reading: "Trump is Our Superhero. Mr. Trump Please Sign My Shield." Attached to that sign is a smal...

Date: 1957-09 

Description: Portrait, close-up, of Neill Brey on the occasion of a fire in the toy factory where he was employed.

Date:  date unknown

Description: N. Fourth Street. Bell tower with clock to the left of the main entrance. Additional buildings are on either side of the main church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Informal portrait of J. Robert Taylor at his desk talking on the phone.

Date: 1957 

Description: Illuminated wheel at night, probably at the Wisconsin State Fair, photographed by time exposure so that it appears as a whirl of light.

Date: 1921 

Description: Highway Commission dump truck photographed outside the Heil Company factory in Milwaukee. The truck was a Nash four-wheel drive model with the body built...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...


Delmar Crandall

Date: 1957-03-27 

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves catcher Delmar Crandall at spring training.

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