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Photograph

"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A Coca-Cola vending machine is on the right, near a table with a scale and boxes of fruit, under an awning. On the left is a car near the curb.

Photograph

German Market

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Photograph

A Stone Fight

Date:  

Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Panoramic print of factory. Six large smokestacks, several small ones, a flag, and a water tower decorate the rooftops. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the roa...

Photograph

Patrick Cudahy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Patrick Cudahy, Milwaukee meat packer; younger.

Date: 1972 

Description: Green Hall from the northeast. North end of Johnson Hall is at left foreground. Observatory tower and roof details of Merrill Hall in center background.

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereograph. Looking northwest. Designed by Edward Townsend Mix, the building is said to be Wisconsin's premier example of the Victorian Gothic style of ar...

Photograph

Aerial View of Falk

Date: 1973-01 

Description: Aerial view of the Falk Corporation. Falk caption reads, "Black and white negatives, furnished to advertising department by J. Blank. See similar color pic...

Date:  

Description: A group of boys are standing near the entrance of a brick building waiting to get in. A man behind them is entering the door. The sign near the door reads...

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Description: Three men in a horse-drawn fire engine races down a downtown street.

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Factory worker assembles bull gear for a WD-40 tractor on an assembly line at Milwaukee Works. Photograph taken by Don Jones.

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

Photograph

Rupert F. Fry

Date: 1914-10-17 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Rupert R. Fry, Milwaukee insurance company president.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Phillip Best Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with three separate proscenium views of the Empire Brewery, the South Side Brewery,...

Drawing

"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...

Photograph

Michael Carpenter

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Michael Carpenter, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: An apron-clad woman broils hamburgers in the kitchen.

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...

Date: 1962 

Description: Members of Milwaukee Livestock Handlers, Local 567 of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers Union, celebrate their 10th anniversary.

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Description: Looking East from Mitchell Block. Elevated view of buildings with the lake and a steamship in the distance.

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