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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: J. Robert Taylor and his wife, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, sit for a portrait on a park bench.

Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: Crowd of individuals at the Wisconsin State Fair with a view of the Colosseum in the background.

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date:  

Description: View up Wisconsin Avenue from bridge showing pedestrian and horse-drawn vehicle traffic on bridge and buildings in distance.

Date: 1935 

Description: Workers tending the grounds of the Forest Home Cemetery using a McCormick-Deering I-12 tractor and wagon.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: An open drawbridge with a boat crossing below. The First National Bank is in the background.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A unidentified woman is standing on a stairway outside a doorway with two young girls, identified as Donna Taylor on the right, and Ellen Taylor on the lef...

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:  date unknown

Description: Interior view showing counters, cases, and ornate carved cabinets along the walls display merchandise. Other details include a painted ceiling and column,...

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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the main entrance of the Soldiers Home.

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of City Hall. Above the image is the title. location, and "Die Stadthalle." On the bottom of the image is written "This is not so attractive...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Romanesque Chicago & Northwestern Railway station.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Construction workers are posed in front of the partially-built St. Josaphat's Church on scaffolding and wooden steps near large columns. There are two chil...

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:  date unknown

Description: In a small pool, a large group of children wade in the water. Girls hold up the edges of their skirts, and boys have pulled up their pants. A girl with s...

Photograph

Gettelman Brewery

Date: 1880 before

Description: The brewery was built by George Schweickhart after he came to the city in 1856. He purchased three acres of land on the then Watertown Plank road, now just...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1845 

Description: This map hows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The map...

Date: 1897 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes to streets,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of people under a tree in a farmyard, with possibly a lake in the background. Two women, with heavy netting on their hats, and a toddler are standi...

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