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Wisconsin Street

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Wisconsin Street looking west to Grand Avenue.

Photograph

H.S. Grigate Gear

Date: 1958-04-30 

Description: A male employee inspects a H.S. Grigate Gear. This gear, a marine propulsion drive, was later used by the United States Navy.

Date: 1908 

Description: Colored map in perspective indicates railroad routes. Lake Winnebago and Oshkosh in center, area extends to Shawano (top right corner), Green Bay (bottom...

Date: 1960-12-22 ca.

Description: Group portrait of several people sitting or standing around a table with a meal displayed on it. All the women, and one man, are folding their hands as if...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from bridge of City Hall at North Water, North Market, and East Wells Streets, and East Kilbourn Avenue.

Date: 2010-02-12 

Description: "This is the famous Milwaukee Ale House located at 233 N Water Street. Standing in front are Ethan A Casper and Parker Hren. This is the first time we have...

Photograph

Kilbourntown House

Date: 1940 

Description: Benjamin Church House. Two men sit on the porch of a one-story white house. Fluted columns on front porch roof, which is continuous with the main roof....

Photograph

Parade Troopers

Date: 1958-08 

Description: A group of people watch a parade in the rain.

Photograph

French Fry Earmuffs

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: A woman selling Bernie Sanders political buttons and bumper stickers is posing for a young man who is taking a picture of her on his smart phone. She is we...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1833 

Description: Published in James Smith Buck's, "Pioneer History of Milwaukee". Lake Michigan is on the right, with three rivers that combine at different points and reac...

Date: 1890 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A studio Portrait of Alma and J. Robert Taylor. Alma is sitting in a chair holding a sock to be darned, while putting her hand over her J. Robert's mouth....

Date: 1931 before

Description: The Frank Braeger is moored on the shore of Jones Island with steam issuing from the pipe, with the crew posing on the boat. In the background a man...

Date: 1947-12-16 

Description: First place winning design in blue for a 3 cent Wisconsin centennial stamp, which features a farming theme, including a tractor with the word "Forward" on...

Photograph

Brandt House

Date: 1935 

Description: House from the east elevation. Part of Historic American Buildings. Image has a brick road, telephone poles and wire, and a building in the back with a s...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A red sign, bearing an image of the Republican elephant, on an easel. It lists items not allowed within the Republican presidential debate and the basic ru...

Photograph

Goodbye to Local 50

Date: 1962 

Description: Members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 50 at a ceremony marking the closure of the Swift & Company plant in Milwaukee. The local was o...

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Description: A group of men gather at a fence to observe construction.

Date: 1979-04-25 

Description: A large single helical ring gear hangs from the ceiling in the Falk factory. This later component of a kiln drive was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used...

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