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Railroad Yards

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee railroad yards showing several trains on the tracks next to a large industrial building. The coal car in front of the locomotive...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor on a lake pier with either his son Frederick or Robert. Both are wearing swimming suits. Taylor is smoking a pipe.

Date: 1919-09-12 ca.

Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...

Date: 1989-02-27 

Description: Members of the foils teams of Catholic Memorial High School give a fencing demonstration to a class of elementary school students.

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Map printed in the Milwaukee Herald, 16th of February, 1912. Includes list of Assembly, State Senate, and Congressional districts in bottom margin. Contain...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers shoveling coal into furnace. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated exterior view of the water purification plant. A group of men are working on the front lawn of the plant.

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: 1896 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a young boy and girl playing along...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four people posing in front of a storefront with an advertisement for Schreier beer. A woman in the group is holding two flags. There is a motorcycle on t...

Photograph

Man Welding

Date: 1970-07-09 

Description: Male employee, John Beck, welding a mud guard to a gear.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowds strolling through the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. In the background is a Ferris wheel and a banner encouraging fair goers to "talk...

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:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder car driving onto a bridge.

Date: 1911 

Description: The photographer J. Robert Taylor posing outdoors with his motorcycle in front of a large cannon. The cannon is mounted on a low pedestal and is enclosed b...

Photograph

Bardee Hospital

Date:  

Description: Large house with tree and several people on the porch and in front of the house. The building served as the Milwaukee Hospital in 1863.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Fair employees use a crane to position a version of the Forward statue that was the symbol of the 1948 Wisconsin Centennial Exposition and State Fair.

Photograph

Milwaukee Hospital

Date: 1930 before

Description: Elevated view of main hospital building on the top of a hill. Two other buildings are on the right, the one in the foreground a large house.

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