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Date: 1949 before

Description: Welding a milk truck at the Heil Corporation in Milwaukee. The Heil company was founded by German-born Julius P. Heil in 1901. As the Heil Rail Joint Wel...

Photograph

Railroad Stockyards

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad stockyards, at about 25th Street.

Date:  

Description: Costume party portrait of Angie Vail (nee Sianjn), taken in Harold Gauer's Brady Street apartment. On the wall a small American flag is propped on the apar...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: This map is an advertisement for Milwaukee street cars and motor buses and reads: "Ride the street car or motor bus. Economical, safe, dependable." Include...

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.

Photograph

E.B. Garton

Date: 1914-10-17 

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of E.B. Garton, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: This map is a chart of Milwaukee Harbor that displays local streets, bridges, roads, railroads, public buildings, businesses, factories, dry docks, parks,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view from the top of a building. Home of Merchants and Manufacturers' Association of Milwaukee. Building is in the center of the image, with two...

Date: 1954-05-15 

Description: Zookeepers release rhesus monkeys to the island that serves as their summer home at the Washington park zoo (later replaced by the Milwaukee County Zoo).

Date: 1946-02-02 

Description: A line has formed down and around a street corner at the Uptown Theatre. The marquee advertises showings of "San Antonio" and "Danger Signal," both in tec...

Photograph

J.L. Klingler

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of J.L. Klingler, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Postcard

Water Tower

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Water Tower from road. Image printed on faux birchbark background.

Date:  

Description: View of the Division Street Market. Men and women with baskets and baby carriages walk along the sidewalk. Horse-drawn vehicles are parked at the edge of t...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, parks, cemeteries, block numbers, a street index, explanations, and general refer...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereograph of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company Building on Broadway Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Horse and carriages are on the unp...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Actor Jack Carson and two boys competing in an ice cream eating contest at the State Fair. The boys are identified as John Schroeder of West Bend and Jacki...

Photograph

Large Ring Gear

Date: 1971-01-19 

Description: View of a 29 foot in diameter ring gear that is a component of a ball mill drive on a truck. This ring gear was purchased by Koppers and used by Hannah Min...

Photograph

Elizabeth Layton

Date:  

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Elizabeth Hayman Layton. She was the sister of Joel Hayman, and the wife of Frederick Layton, who she married in 1851.

Postcard

Belmont Hotel

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Color postcard of hotel. Also road view with cars and people. Building located at corner of 4th and Wells Streets.

Photograph

Setting Up Pins

Date: 1956-02-19 

Description: Father and daughter Theodore and Janet Weiss set up bowling pins on Dads Day at Milwaukee-Downer College.

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