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Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and shows marshlands, rivers, creeks, a quarry, and a few roads.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from the River Bridge.

Photograph

St. James Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph. On Spring Street. Front of church along the road, with trees on each side.

Photograph

Men in Motorboat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men riding in a long, narrow motorboat on a lake.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of George Van Ingram Brown, Milwaukee surgeon.

Photograph

City Intersection

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Street surface paved with granite blocks at the intersection of Second and Fowler streets.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

Photographs of Wisconsin gas stations portray the development of service station architecture.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Crowd ice skating in a park, possibly Kosciuszko Park.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view from street of home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House...

Date: 1958-09-07 

Description: Three-year-old Edwin Lee Mathews, Jr., dressed in a "Milwaukee Braves" uniform, takes a swing at a baseball. He is the son of Braves' Hall of Fame third ba...

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 1909-01-25 

Description: Large family group posed in parlor. Appearing in the back row, third from the left, Alma Reinhardt Taylor holding Ellen Taylor Higgins next to J. Robert...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: View of a metal stairway and a train car wheel and undercarriage. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry w...

Photograph

Breakfast Club

Date: 1987-11-12 

Description: A waitress serves a group of older Italian-American men in a diner.

Photograph

Fishing on a Pier

Date:  

Description: Pier lined with people fishing on a lake (probably Lake Michigan). Men are returning toward shore and others are sitting, lined along the length of the pie...

Date:  

Description: A "glamour" portrait taken of Angie Vail, probably while Bob Vail was in the service.

Date: 1938 

Description: A man is sitting in a field with a covered bridge spanning a river in the background. Trees are at each end, and a fence runs along the side of the road on...

Photograph

Frosty House

Date: 1963-12-18 

Description: A craft class member of Milwaukee public school system's recreation department frosts a gingerbread cookie house at the Grant Street social center.

Date: 1884-06 

Description: Document recording the case and ruling in favor of Samuel Boynton in the case brought by Clarissa Wood regarding the sale of the Eagle diamond.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Factory workers standing at work stations at Milwaukee Works.

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