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Date:  

Description: Design for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a dairy and agriculture theme.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A photographer is setting up for a shot of a man by a river. Across the river are buildings with advertisements and signs. A large log transport is on th...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Station. The station with the clock tower is on the right, and the tracks and train shed are on the left. Pedestrians are...

Date:  

Description: View looking northeast of St. Mary's Catholic church at the southeast corner of East Kilbourn Avenue and North Broadway. A man is walking across the s...

Photograph

City at Night

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view over a large unidentified city at night, showing only a pattern of lights.

Photograph

Keltner Home

Date: 1897-05-25 

Description: Built 1836-37, on the northwest corner of Florida and Greenbush. A manuscript note on the reverse of the photograph called it the "oldest school under dest...

Date: 1917-07-04 

Description: Children canoeing in the pond with swans, while other children watch. Crowd of adults and children are in the background.

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Avenue at Sixth Street, looking east from near the front of the Milwaukee Public Library (left foreground). Taken at night; lighted clocks read 9...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of houses at the corner of 9th and Juneau Streets.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across railroads tracks towards men walking around and examining a large industrial structure that has collapsed over a coal pile.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Interior of library with large open reading area and long tables and Windsor style chairs, a two-story high ceiling, and a balcony around the second level....

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Man inspecting fish hung up to dry in a yard on Jones Island.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 1241 N. Franklin Place (originally 645 Franklin Place); also known as "The Lion House...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view from the top of a building. Home of Merchants and Manufacturers' Association of Milwaukee. Building is in the center of the image, with two...

Date: 1907 before

Description: Viaduct over river, with a trolley on the tracks on the metal support bridge. On right is a grassy riverbank, with industrial buildings along the river go...

Photograph

Motorcycle Racing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two motorcyclists are racing by while several men are watching from behind a railing. One man standing on the track holds a flag.

Postcard

Millioki Club

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A large building on a small hill above a road. Three posts are along the road, and small rails line the the sidewalk near a small drive. A man is standing...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of dam on river. A bridge can be seen in the background. Houses are on top of the hill on the right side.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Historic marker placed on the site of the first cabin built in Milwaukee, 1795. A replica cabin is behind. The plaque says: On this site the first permane...

Date: 1867 after

Description: 1868-1875. Founded by Dr. Joseph Salzman (featured in the vignette at left, teaching). Vignette, lower left, features St. Francis Seminary, founded in 185...

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