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Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1833 

Description: Drawing on a faint grid with Lake Michigan on the right, and the rivers on the left. Labeled is an Indian Village, J. Veiu, S. Juneau, and P. Juneau. Alo...

Date: 1911 

Description: Two men pose on a water tank on top of Building #43 at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory, while another man hoists building materials from...

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Entrance to the Southgate Shopping Center, Theatre, and parking lot. The proximity of parking to the stores in suburban shopping centers was one of the pr...

Date: 1948 

Description: Letterhead for the centennial exposition of the Wisconsin State Fair, with an illustration of the golden Daniel Chester French "Wisconsin" statue that ador...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A color postcard depicting the passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus", approaching the East Water Street Bridge.

Photograph

Mount Mary College

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Notre Dame Hall through a stone archway.

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Women and Children

Date: 1897 after

Description: Women of various ages surrounded by babies and young children, as well as chairs and cribs. Each woman holds a baby. Cribs hang on chains from the ceilin...

Photograph

Science Project

Date: 1989-02-27 

Description: Student demonstrates his science project that tests the effectiveness of aspirin.

Photograph

Man in Snowstorm

Date:  date unknown

Description: From a doorway framing the image, a man can be seen waving while standing in a yard during a snowstorm. Behind him an automobile is parked in a garage.

Date: 1947-11-08 

Description: "Arabian" group at the Harnishfeger Masquerade Ball wearing embroidered and sequined costumes, eye makeup, fake beards and moustaches.

Date: 1934-08-06 

Description: Reverend Richard Kiefer of Sacred Heart monastery in Hales Corners, Wisconsin, joins in the bingo competition at a Catholic picnic as women look on from be...

Photograph

Factory Girls

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Factory girls' “club” gathered for coffee in plant refreshment room in the Milwaukee Paper Box Co.

Date: 1921-05-10 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Victor Lawrence Brown, Milwaukee lawyer and manufacturer.

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: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of Henry 'Hank' Aaron tipping his cap to the fans during the Braves' final game of the 1964 season.

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Motorcycle Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: In the middle of a road, a large group of motorcyclists is preparing to ride. On the right are two men standing next to a car which has a banner advertisi...

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Herman Fehr

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Herman Fehr, Milwaukee lawyer.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A worker stands next to a pneumatic tube communication system used at the Milwaukee Electric, Railway, and Light Company.

Date: 1854-04 

Description: Poster advertising an Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention at Young's Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 13th, 1854. The poster attempts to unite indivi...

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