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Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...
Date: date unknown
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Theodore O. Vilter, Milwaukee company president.
Description: Tugboat towing sailing ship on the Milwaukee Bay.
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.
Description: This hand-colored manuscript map shows the township and section grid in southeastern Wisconsin, covering the area west to Sugar River and Four Lakes region...
Description: A group of boys take a boxing stance near two men standing on a street corner, in front of a building that has "Milwaukee Beer" painted on it.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Map reads: "Milwaukee's Polish Population. Map showing in Red Color the Location and Density of Polish=Speaking Population of the City of Milwaukee, Wis."...
Description: A woman staffing a souvenir booth at a fair. Souvenirs being sold include pinwheels and flags. The booth has "NOVELTIES" and "SOUV" painted on its sides....
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Max Wellington Babb, Milwaukee manufacturer.
Description: Three men in a horse-drawn fire engine races down a downtown street.
Description: A red sign, bearing the Republican elephant, displays the items all entrants to the Republican presidential debate must show at the checkpoint before being...
Description: A line of pedestrians cross a busy street near a building with a sign for Gimbels Brothers.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Governor Julius Heil squirting milk from a cow, perhaps from a parade float. He wears a flower and a button reading "drink more milk" on his lapel. A porti...
Description: Warren Spahn, pitcher for the Milwaukee Braves, confers with catcher Del Crandall (far left) and manager Fred Haney (left) shortly before he is removed fro...
Date: 1894 after
Description: Also the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building. Large building on the corner of National Avenue, with a sign for the National Exchange Bank p...
Description: This map shows dams and falls, areas of portage, canoe and kayak access, boat launches, parking, restrooms, picnic areas, dining, rapid water, parks, and b...
Description: Aerial view over a large unidentified city at night, showing only a pattern of lights.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard showing details of the engine mounting on the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Description: Woman posing holding a camera near a table full of old cameras.
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