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Tugboat at Work

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of tugboat pulling a steamer caked in ice in a canal. Steam is rising from the water and an open drawbridge can be seen in the background. On...

Photograph

Church on Fire

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the South Milwaukee Public Library of an audience of children and adults from the stage area of an auditorium.

Photograph

Beer and Sweet Corn

Date: 1968-08-24 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kress, dressed in lederhosen, enjoy beer and sweet corn at the Mid-summer Festival.

Photograph

Four Women Sewing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of four women sewing in a business setting.

Date: 1941 before

Description: Milwaukee Farmer's Market during the late 1930s. A customer carries produce purchased at the market.

Date:  

Description: Commercial buildings, roads, cars parked in lots, as seen from the snow-covered lawn of the Village Hall.

Date: 1887 before

Description: Northwest corner of Grand Avenue and 4th Street. Built in 1854 at a cost of $18,000. The storefronts were added in 1868; the building razed in 1886.

Date: 1934-01-02 

Description: Two workmen use a McCormick-Deering I-30 industrial tractor to attach railroad cars carrying Miller High Life beer.

Map or Atlas

Maps of Milwaukee

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is 1 map consisting of 12 sheets. Sheet 1: "Area Map of Milwaukee Wisconsin 1940". There is numbered key labeling eac...

Date: 1968-09-10 

Description: Elderly women sit around a card table and play cards at a new senior center.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of George Angus Buckstaff, Oshkosh manufacturer.

Photograph

Power Sewing Class

Date: 1967-01-16 

Description: Instructor Ida Mussa (left) assists student Victoria Vega in a power sewing class at Milwaukee Vocational School. Vega is sewing an apron on a Singer sewin...

Photograph

St. Gall's Church

Date: 1894 after

Description: Southeast corner of Second and Sycamore Streets, later the site of a large street railway building. The picture was taken shortly after the interior was d...

Date:  

Description: Elevated view down Broadway from Mason Street showing buildings, horse-drawn vehicles, and power lines.

Photograph

John C. Karel

Date: 1921-06-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John C. Karel, Milwaukee judge.

Date: 1908-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet for the Old Settlers' Club. On the top left of the cover is an oval portrait of club president George Willi...

Photograph

Nurse Ada Straub

Date:  

Description: Studio portrait of nurse Ada Straub in her uniform. Ada Straub was a cousin of Mrs. Anton Nelson (the mother of Gaylord Nelson), who was also a nurse.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Monument in Washington Park. On image, statement 'to be unveiled in the spring of 1908." Monument has two male figures side by side on a plinth in the cen...

Date: 1921-05-22 ca.

Description: Crowd of spectators attend a dedication ceremony for a World War I monument in Humboldt Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Humboldt Park, Unveiling Bay V...

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