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Photograph

State Street

Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view from rooftops of what was known as Watertown Plank road, looking west from about North 35th Street. Several homes, and many open fields occup...

Photograph

Charles F. Rausen

Date: 1914-09-18 

Description: Quarter-length seated studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Charles F. Rausen, Milwaukee merchant.

Print

Greetings

Date: 1931 

Description: The "Milwaukee Journal's" holiday card with a scene of two women in front of a town scene done in the Old English style. A man inside of a shop door is tip...

Date: 1959 

Description: Two boys on the class-C scow sailboat "Bobalong III," one balancing off the side while standing on the bilge keel.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Milwaukee Electric Rapid Transit at 20-23rd Streets and St. Paul, looking southeast from a hillside. Snow is on the ground, the buildings, and the large pi...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking south from Oneida Street bridge at night.

Photograph

Motorcycle Crowd

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of motorcyclists and enthusiasts gathering outside of a barn.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Photograph

Beer and Sweet Corn

Date: 1968-08-24 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kress, dressed in lederhosen, enjoy beer and sweet corn at the Mid-summer Festival.

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A tugboat pulling a steamer in the harbor of Lake Michigan. Steam billows from the stacks.

Date: 1899-07 ca.

Description: A boat leaving Milwaukee Harbor between two breakwaters, steaming into Milwaukee Bay and onward out into Lake Michigan.

Date:  

Description: Looking northeast from N. Water and E. Buffalo Streets. Cars are parked on the side of Water Street, and streetcar tracks run down the street. Caption on n...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee Landmarks

Date: 1974 

Description: This map of Milwaukee shows forty landmark buildings located and identified, including those on the National Register of Historic Places and the Historic A...

Photograph

Melvin A. Hoyt

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Melvin A. Hoyt, Milwaukee editor.

Date: 1948-11-12 

Description: View from across street of employees of Peters Tools, Local 100, standing on the sidewalk in front of the brick storefront with a number of cases at their...

Photograph

George Gorton

Date: 1915-05-01 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Gorton, Racine manufacturer.

Photograph

Women Pedestrians

Date: 1911 

Description: Three women in large hats walking away from two streetcars on a windy day. Other men and women stand in the background. One of the streetcars has a sign th...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Side view of courthouse. Several cars are parked on the road lining the courthouse, and a woman is stepping onto the sidewalk near a fire hydrant.

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