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Description: Northeast corner of N. 2nd and W. Michigan streets with the James G. Brazell Printing and C.W. St. John Labor Agency businesses. A man is standing at a fru...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate Civil War sharpshooter aiming his rifle, created as a preliminary study for a Civil War cyclorama. Although unsigned t...

Date: 1905 

Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee office of the Local Executive Committee for Head Camp Entertainment for a convention on June 20th to 24th, 1905, of the Modern...

Photograph

St. Peter's Church

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The first Catholic church in Milwaukee. The structure is shown here after it was moved to the grounds of St. Francis Seminary, St. Francis Wisconsin. It wa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Lincoln Memorial Bridge and plaza area. Lake Michigan is in the background, railroad tracks are below the bridge. Trees and grass surrou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large collection of fossils, owned by Thomas Greene, which are displayed in his home in glass-fronted wood shelves along the walls, and on top of a wood...

Date: 1967-01-17 

Description: Charles Richter (foreground) works on an engine as William Pritzl (left, background) and Timothy Hendricks work on a chassis in a high school vocational ca...

Date: 1927-06-21 

Description: McCormick-Deering 10-20 industrial tractor parked along a curb in a residential neighborhood. The tractor is attached to a trailer with a tank that bears t...

Date: 1903 

Description: Map shows railroads, roads, street car lines, schools, churches, cemeteries, town halls, and railroad stations. Includes inset lists of: Population of Mil...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A barber glances at the camera as he clips hair from a customer. The customer is reflected in a mirror in the background.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A uniformed member of the US armed forces leans against the rail of a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. The man is wearing a hat and has two bar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An aerial view of downtown, including a baseball field is in the lower left near a train station.

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: Elevated view of alley between houses in a neighborhood from railroad embankment. An elevated bridge is just visible in the far background. Text at foot of...

Photograph

Milwaukee Road Pour

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Workers and inspectors of a mechanized concrete pour somewhere in Milwaukee County. By 1920 Milwaukee was famous for its 18-foot wide concrete roads, the c...

Photograph

Sucker Monocle

Date: 1962-12-28 

Description: Jean Meyer plays with the sucker she got at a mother-daugher Christmas holiday tea.

Print

City Hall

Date: 1895 

Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.

Photograph

Rock Show

Date: 1963-05-12 

Description: Three boys take a break from baseball to view the Wisconsin Geological Society's rock, gem and mineral show at Wauwatosa's Hart park recreational building.

Photograph

Edward Salomon

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Description: Portrait of Edward Salomon, on the back of which is autographed, "To Dr. C.B. Chapman in kind remembrance. Edward Salomon".

Photograph

St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1911 before

Description: End of wing on left is circular. Trees are in front of hospital in a small park area.

Date: 1938-06-13 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and long coat with rubber protectors over his shoes stands next to a McCormick-Deering cooler. Four milk cans are in the foreground. Origin...

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