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Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Photograph

Joseph Herzberg

Date: 1921-07-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Joseph Herzberg, Milwaukee company manager.

Date: 1899-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet, with a man wielding an axe and chopping down a tree. A log cabin stands in the woods be...

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

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Description: Four officers ride in a carriage labeled "Fire Department" pulled by two horses. They appear to be part of a parade, and a crowd of people stands along the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips in the Milwaukee Common Council chamber. Also pictured are Arthur Rynders from the Waterworks Department, Lloyd D. Knapp from the Public Works...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A loose bull on city streets with snow piled near the sidewalks. A man comes face-to-face with the bull and falls backwards as a crowd watches from the si...

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Description: Author Robert Bloch wearing a prosthetic pig-like nose, wig, and makeup.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The dining...

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of the outfield view at Miller Park Stadium.

Date: 1956-08-15 

Description: Milwaukee Braves player Robert 'Bob' Buhl pictured at home with his family.

Photograph

Orpah Layton Dawson

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Orpah Dawson in a headdress and high-collared dress. Orpah Layton Dawson was Frederick Layton's aunt and Grace Hayman...

Photograph

Exposition Building

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...

Date: 1947-09-06 

Description: Juggler performing at the Harvest Festival Dance sponsored by Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company), State Fair Park.

Photograph

Three Young People

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Snapshot of a young man with two young women chatting on Wisconsin Street. The scene is near the Grand Avenue bridge which appears in the background.

Print

Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

Photograph

Shoveling Snow

Date: 1925 

Description: Winter scene with a man and young boy shoveling snow from a sidewalk after a heavy snowfall.

Photograph

James Cavanagh

Date: 1914-10-15 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of James Cavanagh, Kenosha lawyer.

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

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Description: Milwaukee trolley that is pulled by two horses. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. O...

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: An employee uses a file to demonstrate the hardness of a diesel engine cylinder at Milwaukee Works (factory). Photograph taken by Don Jones.

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