F.L. Mitchell

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of F.L. Mitchell.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: This map was engraved from original drawings and surveys taken by Louis Lipman. Includes Milwaukee street directory on the left hand side. Bottom right cor...


Car Wreck

Date: 1956-05-17 

Description: Aftermath of automobile accident. The cars plunged 17 feet over an embankment. Both drivers walked away from the crash. Onlookers look down from the embank...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Four young women are walking down a city street across cable car tracks wearing coats and very large hats. Two of the women have fur muffs on their hands,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The college is set back from the road, behind a lawn with paths, benches, and trees. An observatory dome can be seen on the right side behind a roof.

Date: 1944-11-12 

Description: Emil Andel of the American Bowling Congress demonstrates an automatic foul detector in a bowling alley.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders carte-de-visite of Ethelinda Marie Thorsen (1856-1947), age 16, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, daughter of John Thorsen (b. 1820), a lumberman...


Clifton Williams

Date: 1921-06-08 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Clifton Williams, Milwaukee lawyer.


Schlitz Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hotel on corner. Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the building.

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: Aerial view of the sprawling Milwaukee interchange at night.


City at Night

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view over a large unidentified city at night, showing only a pattern of lights.

Date: 1962 

Description: Lady members of the Brynwood Country Club performing a musical skit at the club's opening luncheon. They are concluding a historical “fashion” show, wearin...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of buildings and street traffic.


Frank P. Blumenfeld

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Frank P. Blumenfeld, Milwaukee company president, standing in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1914-05-13 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee Journal building at N. 4th Street, north of W. Wisconsin Avenue.


Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

Date: 1912-10-11 

Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 1.5 ton floor operated type "S" monorail hoist in the newspaper offices of the Milwaukee Leader loaded with a roll of paper....

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Photographer Herman Taylor's children sit at a little table in front of the hearth in the library.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Panoramic view of the Milwaukee Theater from across the street, which hosted the Republican presidential debates.

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