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Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landownersÂ’ names, and selected buildings. The map includes an inset map of Glidden & L...

Photograph

Hauling a Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boys, men, and horses hauling a boat with ropes.

Date: 1906 before

Description: Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, designed by Ferry & Clas, architects.

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date:  

Description: Commercial district and automobiles on W. North Avenue at about N. 34th Street, looking east. The Fist National Bank and Bloch Daneman buildings are visibl...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working in the machinist and tool making shop at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Date: 1970 

Description: Close-up of the clock in the tower in the Milwaukee Civic Center Plaza. The clock hangs from the inside roof of the three-legged tower in a teardrop-shape...

Date: 1952 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a state fair ribbon superimposed on a silhouette of the state, and two vignettes of agricultural and industri...

Date: 1952 

Description: A campaign picture of Democrat Henry Reuss wearing a suit, addressing constituents working at a grocery store. This was likely taken in 1952 while Reuss wa...

Photograph

International Truck

Date: 1933-11-13 

Description: International delivery truck operated by A. Gettelman (brewery) of Milwaukee. A man in work clothes is standing near the side of the truck near an open doo...

Date: 1936 

Description: The reverse side of a promotional cardboard and wood fan featuring an image of the Dionne quintuplets. This back side of the fan is printed with an adverti...

Photograph

Grand Prize

Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: Bob Burman, left, leans on a #31 Benz race car. Caleb Bragg, winner of Grand Prize Race in 1912, on road course in Wauwatosa, faces camera. The other two...

Date: 1971-06-23 

Description: This speed increaser, a component of a generator drive, was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by the United States Corps of Engineers. Falk caption read...

Date: 1967-08-15 

Description: A roll on/roll off freighter is shown and was later purchased by Sun Shipbuilding. Falk caption reads, "Half strut for 646 single screw-roll on/roll off fr...

Date: 1946 

Description: Nat Ferral and Vernon Brady, CIO bowling team captains, pose for a picture sitting on a bench at a bowling alley. Ferrel was captain of the all African Ame...

Date:  

Description: A self-portrait of Harold Gauer standing holding a pipe and wearing a jacket, vest, and bow tie.

Date: 1941 

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

Date: 1958-05-16 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves first baseman Joe Adcock swinging a bat, possibly in spring training 1958. Known for his power, Adcock had an off year in 1958, hitting 1...

Photograph

State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: The Fruits, Farm Crops building entrance is on the left, with three cars parked in front.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Gothic style church. On the right is a road, with a smaller gray building in the background.

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