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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A bridge crosses the Milwaukee River on Oneida Street, now known as Wells Street, looking toward the City Hall tower.

Date: 1919 

Description: An unidentified woman is looking out of an open window of a Lawson Air Liner.

Photograph

Crowd near Stage

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A crowd of people, mainly women and girls, have gathered for a Civilian Defense Rally. People lean on the edge of a decorated stage and booths are visible...

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Description: F.W. Woolworth Company and other commercial buildings on the southwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue. Pedestrians are walking on sidewalk...

Photograph

Automobile Accident

Date: 1979-04-03 

Description: Emergency workers assist the passenger injured in an accident at North Sherman Boulevard and W. North Avenue. The automobile, which was driven by a ninete...

Photograph

Lincoln Beachey

Date:  

Description: Lincoln Beachey is considered by many to be the greatest aviator of his era. He is pictured here about to take off in his Curtiss pusher, wearing his signa...

Photograph

Milton C. Potter

Date: 1915-02-27 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Milton C. Potter, Milwaukee superintendent.

Date: 1886 

Description: Letterhead for the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co., with an engraving of a bird's-eye view of the city (signed Ma-- Richards, Mil Wis) advertising the "Nationa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The stained-glass windows of Saint Paul's Church.

Date: 1898-07-23 

Description: Syl stands in front of a pavilion with a well or water pump in a park. A group of adults dressed fashionably stand in the pavilion while drinking water fro...

Photograph

Bloch as King Geek

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Description: Robert Bloch, standing next to shelves of books, in front of a door covered with cardboard. He is wearing the gaudy costume of the King Geek for a photo sh...

Date: 1864-10-13 

Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.

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Description: View south from Courthouse of rooftops with Harbor and Bay in distance.

Date: 1948 

Description: Design in pencil for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent stamp featuring a cow's head and an arm holding a hammer.

Photograph

Emil Vilter

Date: 1921-06-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Emil Vilter, Milwaukee machinist.

Date: 1967-01 

Description: Astronaut James A. Lovell and his wife during a visit to Wisconsin. One measure of Lovell's celebrity status is the fact that it is Wisconsin's governor,...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men harvest rye in a field with a horse-drawn grain binder. The men are working on the Vogel farm.

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of City Hall. Above the image is the title. location, and "Die Stadthalle." On the bottom of the image is written "This is not so attractive...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1847 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landownersÂ’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man sits high up on a rafter in a building with a skylight. There is a ladder to his left.

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