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Description: The smoke stack is several inches out of plumb, which was the reason the photographer took the photograph. Located on a waterfront.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Stone Stairway. At the top there is a decorative balcony overlooking the stairway, and part of a building can be seen.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Milton C. Potter, Milwaukee superintendent.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Depot, with train shed and clock tower. In the foreground is a landscaped area with flowers. In the background is Lake Mich...
Description: Group portrait of the Mary (Kustermann) Esser and J. Thomas Esser wedding party taken at St. Catherine's Catholic Church. The wedding party included Susan...
Description: A WPA program on the State Fair Grounds. The workers have dug a long trench, and the project probably concerns improved sanitary facilities for the fair, a...
Description: Exterior of Kremer's Homestead.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Architect's drawing of the front elevation. Labels of certain parts are written in the image, as well as dimensions. Building has five levels.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of William H. Upham, Wisconsin's 18th governor. He is wearing a suit, necktie and tie pin.
Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.
Description: Portrait of Elizabeth Hayman Layton reading a book. She was the sister of Joel Hayman, and the wife of Frederick Layton, who she married in 1851. Elizabeth...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A young boy and girl are eating popcorn from a box. They are standing next to the snack counter at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Description: Sanborn map of Milwaukee, with the Milwaukee River on the left, and Water Street in the center. There are two iron draw bridges over the river.
Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Several children are wearing Peanuts tee-shirts and sweatshir...
Date: date unknown
Description: Vel Phillips in the Milwaukee Common Council chamber. Also pictured are Arthur Rynders from the Waterworks Department, Lloyd D. Knapp from the Public Works...
Description: A bartender behind the bar is reflected in the mirror of a cigarette machine, while men drink beer and play cards in the foreground.
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...
Description: View looking down two-lane road to the horizon. Telephone poles, power lines, and trees are on either side, with fields behind.
Description: View of Milwaukee buildings and rooftops west from the top of the courthouse.
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