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Photograph

Herman Kroeger

Date: 1914-09-01 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Herman Kroeger, Milwaukee merchant.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Date: 1905 after

Description: South Entrance; in the background is a lighthouse. In the center is a bridge flanked by carved stone lions. A man on a motor car is crossing the bridge.

Photograph

Child at Candy Case

Date: 1964-05-07 

Description: Americus Kates, 10, surveys the candy case before making his selections.

Date: 1913-11-29 ca.

Description: Park near hotels and Gimbels building. Caption says, "View N.E. from C. M. & St. P. Depot". Presently, it is Zeidler Union Square on W. Everett Street betw...

Photograph

Man Milking Cow

Date: 1939 

Description: Harvey Schmidt sits on a stool in a barn to milk a cow by hand.

Date: 1951 

Description: A group of women Holocaust survivors. (Cyla Stundel is second from right, back row).

Photograph

Carving the Turkey

Date: 1965-11-25 

Description: A man takes pleasure in the carving of the Thanksgiving turkey, with other food items in the foreground and vending machines behind him.

Photograph

Film Crew on Street

Date: 1990 

Description: Film crew on street for "Dillinger," a made-for-TV movie shot in Milwaukee's Third Ward.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Frederick Layton gave this hand-colored photograph of himself in his garden on Marshall Street to his niece Elizabeth Layton Fowle on August 8, 1914. He di...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Gothic style church. On the right is a road, with a smaller gray building in the background.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Menlo Park. Exterior view of building surrounded by a fence.

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View towards railroad depot, with automobiles and several horse-drawn vehicles. A group of people are standing on the platform.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The entrance on the left has a small domed tower. On the right is a chimney.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Letterhead stationery of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with an engraving of the building constructed for that event.

Date:  

Description: Evening Wisconsin building. Horse-drawn vehicle lower left hand side.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.

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