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Wells Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Date: 1950 

Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: The J. Robert family posed around baby Fred in a high chair with his first birthday cake. Family members are identified from left as Ellen Taylor Higgins,...

Date: 1919 

Description: A group of Jewish people dressed as Old Testament characters standing in front of American and Israeli flags.

Photograph

Road Paving Crew

Date: 1918 

Description: Road construction crew at work on the Chicago-St. Francis Road in Milwaukee County. This road was constructed with bulk cement using an integral curb.

Photograph

Albert Slocum

Date: 1915-05-21 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Albert Slocum, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1914-02-27 ca.

Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...

Date: 1921 before

Description: Several men stand talking by a car, with Harley Davidson motorcycles in front of them. A child stands between the photographer and the bikes.

Photograph

Tank Car Wreck

Date: 1946-08 

Description: Tank car wreck at the Grand Trunk Western Railroad car ferry docks. A man wearing a hat is in the right foreground.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Cooks prepare food on a large iron stove while a worker stands holding coffee. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car fer...

Date: 1918-07-31 ca.

Description: Looking north on N. 3rd Street from W. Wisconsin Avenue towards the commercial district surrounding the Miller Hotel and Theater. There are streetcars, hor...

Photograph

South Pierce Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Light factory district. The street is 44 feet between curbs, with vitrified brick pavement. Telephone poles line the road.

Date: 1930 

Description: Model of a gas station from an exhibit of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright at the Layton Art Gallery in Milwaukee, which toured the United States between 19...

Date: 1961-04-08 

Description: Vel Phillips stands while speaking with Arthur Goldberg, former Secretary of Labor and, at the time of the photograph, Supreme Court Justice. Another man c...

Date: 1936-12-08 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Gilbert Hardgrove, Milwaukee lawyer.

Date: 1907 

Description: Engraving of an aerial view showing the Pabst Brewery plant. The streets around the plant are busy with horse-drawn vehicles and street cars.

Photograph

Registering to Vote

Date: 1954-09-02 

Description: A group of newly naturalized citizens registering to vote at City Hall.

Date: 1919-02-26 ca.

Description: The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance home office on the northeast corner of E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street.

Photograph

August Rebhan

Date: 1914-10-09 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of August Rebhan, Milwaukee realtor.

Date: 1958-11-05 

Description: Women campaign workers call voters to support the Labor Political League and vote for candidates sympathetic to Labor issues.

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