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Date: 1912 

Description: Interior view of the forge shop at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory.

Date: 1880 

Description: Map created from original drawing and surveys taken by Silas Chapman. Bottom right corner features a reference key. There is a street guide on the left sid...

Photograph

Walter Stern

Date: 1914-02-24 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Walter Stern, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of George Angus Buckstaff, Oshkosh manufacturer.

Date: 1948-01-31 

Description: Installation of officers, Local 1131, United Electrical Workers (The Louis Allis Company), South Side Armory Hall. Left to right: Phil Smith, field org...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Street view; City Hall is in background. Taken on the edge of a street with horse-drawn carriages, and buildings lining the street, and a man wearing a ha...

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Date: 1887 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Wisconsin Street looking south from the corner of East Water Street.

Photograph

Benjamin Heinemann

Date: 1913-09-24 

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of Benjamin Heinemann, Wausau lumberman and banker. He has papers in his lap, and holds a pair of eyeglasses an...

Photograph

Soldiers Home

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Map of Milwaukee County showing the metropolitan area, in yellow, and the proposed connecting of parkways and boulevards in green. The map also identifies...

Date: 1963-03-27 

Description: A three-year-old girl uses a toy telephone, and carries on an imaginary conversation at a preschool.

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: Elevated view of alley between houses in a neighborhood from railroad embankment. An elevated bridge is just visible in the far background. Text at foot of...

Photograph

S.A. Eckstein

Date: 1921-05-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of S.A. Eckstein, Milwaukee drug company president.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The entrance on the left has a small domed tower. On the right is a chimney.

Date: 1947 

Description: This map of Wauwatosa shows 10 zoning class types of land including residential, manufacturing, and business. The map also shows government buildings, some...

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Six men from Milwaukee Turners doing handstands on parallel bars in a gymnasium. A seventh man stands to the right. All are wearing uniforms.

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