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Date:  date unknown

Description: A man sits high up on a rafter in a building with a skylight. There is a ladder to his left.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wooded drive with fall colors.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Indoor portrait of cowboy star Gene Autry, helping a boy to sit up in the saddle of his trick-riding horse, Champion. Both Gene Autry and the boy are dress...

Photograph

Buick Jitney Bus

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Buick Jitney Bus for the Milwaukee City Bus Line. Its body was produced by the W.S Seaman Company.

Date: 1956-04-14 

Description: Two men simultaneously weld. According to an original Falk caption, "rough weight. 72000 pound est.-Unit was rough machine to with [sic]. 1/4 inch o...

Photograph

Ann Willms

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ann Willms (b. 1881) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is wearing a dress, necklace, earrings and...

Date: 1965-03-09 

Description: Aerial view and illustration of projected projects including interstates and interchanges in downtown Milwaukee for the 1970's.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of young Lieutenant Colonel Arthur MacArthur Jr., F & S, 24th Wisconsin Infantry, posing in a Civil War uniform next to a chair.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.

Photograph

Newborn Chick

Date: 1963-03-19 

Description: Eggbert, the baby chick, waits for his siblings to hatch in a home incubator, under the watchful eyes of a young boy and girl.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that shows the township and range system, sections, towns, roads, railroads and rail stations, cities and...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Lincoln State Bank, with a full-length statue of Abraham Lincoln standing, names of the bank officers, and "Capital $100,000".

Date: 1948-03 

Description: Flyer announcing a special meeting of the Youth Council of the Milwaukee branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Tuesda...

Date: 1932 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt sits on the back of an automobile in the midst of a large crowd of people.

Photograph

Esther Getts

Date: 1945 

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders portrait of Esther (Sauer) Getts (1926- ) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Historical Museum has a set of pajamas a...

Date: 1971-06-23 

Description: Speed increaser on the factory floor. This product was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by the United States Corps of Engineers. Falk caption reads, "L...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Construction workers are posed in front of the partially-built St. Josaphat's Church on scaffolding and wooden steps near large columns. There are two chil...

Date: 1863 

Description: Includes index to public buildings, churches, schools. Inset: Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. Gives names of some property owners.

Photograph

Wisconsin Club

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Club, Ninth Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Built as the Alexander Mitchell residence in 1876-1878. After his death, it was used as the quarters of...

Photograph

Richard Brobst

Date: 1947-04-20 

Description: Portrait of Richard Brobst sitting on a couch. Opened packages of photography equipment are next to him.

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