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Date:  

Description: View of industrial buildings with a man walking near the building on the right. A large wagon or cart is on the left near a stack of bricks and pipes.

Date: 1971 before

Description: Vel Phillips is sitting in the Milwaukee Common Council chamber. There are two unidentified men sitting next to her.

Postcard

Hotel Martin

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Exterior of hotel on Wisconsin Street. The hotel was opened for business in January of 1914. A flag is flying from the roof. Pedestrians are walking on...

Photograph

Two Men in Store

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Two men talk in an auto parts store. One man is behind the counter wearing eyeglasses and holding a box, the other man is wearing a hat and leaning on the...

Photograph

Walter H. Gendfelt

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Walter H. Gendfelt, Milwaukee company president.

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Depicts an overweight man wearing a bowler hat drinking beer directly from a barrel. In the background beer steins are littering the ground. The caption at...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View down the avenue. A large crowd of people on are on the left in front of a storefront, and several horse-drawn vehicles are on the right. Two men are...

Photograph

Zeidler Clippings

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A collection of clippings related to Carl Zeidler and his mayoral campaign, run by Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch.

Photograph

May Day Rally

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day rally with a crowd of Union members on the steps of a large stone building. Banners read "United Labor 51st May Day: 1886-1937" "German-American W...

Photograph

William Reckmeyer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Reckmeyer, Milwaukee furrier.

Date: 1956-09-25 

Description: A man and two women with piles of paper tickets being sorted for the upcoming theater season at the Fred Miller theater.

Photograph

George Gorton

Date: 1915-05-01 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Gorton, Racine manufacturer.

Photograph

Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Photograph

Buy Bonds!

Date:  

Description: Display that advertises the sale of U.S. Savings Bonds through the Payroll Savings Plan or the Bond-a-Month-Plan. Wisconsin State Governor Walter J. Kohler...

Date: 1911 before

Description: Four-story extended building. A woman with an umbrella is near the left entrance, and a man is walking across the raised lawn near the center right.

Photograph

Cottage Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a two-story building with a roof that slopes down to one story in the back. Two men are on the porch talking, a third is coming off a boat from...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students are seated at desks in a mechanical drawing and workshop mathematics class at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Photograph

Department Store

Date: 1966-11-30 

Description: Sears Roebuck department store interior.

Photograph

Jesse A. Smith

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jesse A. Smith, Milwaukee distributor.

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