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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...

Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

Postcard

Deutscher Club

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Club building exterior. Club has three levels, with a five story tower. Originally a home turned into a club, the building has many windows, a few balconie...

Photograph

Packing a Suitcase

Date:  

Description: A man in pajamas and a military hat packs a suitcase on the floor of a bedroom.

Date: 1916 before

Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...

Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: E.T. Mix, architect. 1 Waverly Place, built 1872. Three-quarter view of the front and right side of the house. A sidewalk and trees are on the right, with...

Date: 1981-12 

Description: Vel Phillips sitting with her husband W. Dale Phillips, who is holding a cup that says "Holiday Folk Fair." This image is affixed to a holiday card Vel and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jackson Street. On top of the building is a sign that reads "Orphan Asylum".

Photograph

Gustav Willms

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a cigar manufacturer.

Photograph

Lewis Sherman

Date: 1914 

Description: Quarter-length side-profile studio portrait of Lewis Sherman, Milwaukee physician and pharmacist.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Sunbathers relax on the piers at the swimming park on the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of busy street scene in downtown Milwaukee at the turn of the century showing a trolley, horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians near an interse...

Date: 1984-02-27 

Description: A sixth grade class dresses up as cave people to experience the likeness of living in pre-historic times.

Date: 1971-04-15 

Description: View of a male employee, Walter Drolhr, attending to a drive agitator. This product was purchased by Coppus Engineering Corporation and used by E.R Squibb...

Date: 1947-12-20 

Description: Members of Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (Harnischfeger Corporation) at a holiday costume party.

Date:  

Description: Interior view of Pawling & Harnischfeger hoist cranes in a Schlitz brewery where men are working with beer barrels.

Date: 1956 

Description: This map shows city, suburban, parochial and other types schools, with an explanation of symbols in the right margin. The original caption for the map read...

Photograph

Man Driving Truck

Date:  

Description: A man driving an early truck (ca. 1910). The front is labeled "Sampson".

Date: 1914-11 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Horace Manchester Brown, Milwaukee physician and surgeon.

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