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Date: 1847 

Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.

Photograph

John J. Esch

Date: 1915-12-29 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John J. Esch, La Crosse attorney and congressman.

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: The bride, Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and her father, Alois F. Kustermann (1901-1993), walk down the aisle of St. Catherine Catholic Church. She wor...

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

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Description: Memohead of the Northwestern Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, art lithographers, publishers, and engravers, with a standing female figure in...

Photograph

Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front cover and first two menu pages of a multi-page Mandarin and American style menu, with a tipped-in illustration of the facade of the restaurant, with...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Frederick Layton gave this hand-colored photograph of himself in his garden on Marshall Street to his niece Elizabeth Layton Fowle on August 8, 1914. He di...

Photograph

Spacer Coupling

Date: 1965-08-30 

Description: Man standing near spacer coupling that Chicago Bridge and Iron-East Chicago Industry later purchased and Inland Steel later used. Falk caption reads, "3340...

Date: 1946 

Description: Members of local 18 United Gas, Coke and Chemical of the C.I.O. picketing in a small circle on a wide downtown sidewalk. Two men hold signs and one reads,...

Photograph

George Gorton

Date: 1915-05-01 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Gorton, Racine manufacturer.

Photograph

Sidney T. Smythe

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Sidney T. Smythe, Delafield clergyman and educator.

Date: 1900 

Description: Elevated view of crowds at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two boats next to a pier. The one on the end of the pier is the Intrepid, the one in the foreground, in which three people are sitting, is the El...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cigar workers on the sidewalk in front of the Willms home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are young men and older boys, some in aprons. Anna Willms (b. 1881)...

Photograph

Albert Pergande

Date: 1921-05-20 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Albert Pergande, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mother and children on front porch. Identified as Fred Taylor in the baby carriage, Ellen Taylor Higgins, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and Donna Taylor Adams.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The shel...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Willow Works, a manufacturer of children's carriages, willow ware, and toys, with a three-quarter view of the company building,...

Photograph

Robert R. Freeman

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio profile portrait of Robert R. Freeman, Milwaukee attorney.

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