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Child with Book

Date: 1988-09-30 

Description: Young girl holding a book about child care written by Dr. Benjamin Spock, M.D. She is holding the book upside down.

Date: 1980-08-27 

Description: Slightly elevated view of a man mowing the lawn at the Veterans' Administration Wood National Cemetery.

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

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F. Dohmen Company

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of (Floor No. 5) The F. Dohmen Company Wholesale Druggists. A salesman's catalog with removable screwed bindings and pages of note paper bound bet...

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Juneau Monument

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Side view of monument with plaque. Behind the statue is a road, trees, and the top of a building. A fire hydrant and a small group of people are on the ri...

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Milwaukee Trolley

Date:  

Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...

Date: 1940 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Wisconsin Governor Julius P. Heil, and other officials touring the Allis-Chalmers plant.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...

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John Janssen

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Janssen, Milwaukee chief of police.

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.

Date: 1915 

Description: Stamp advertising the 1915 Wisconsin State Fair. Includes an illustration of a woman waving a "Wis." pennant, overlooking crowds at the fairground. Stamp t...

Date: 1914-02-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Luther Fairfield Crosby, Milwaukee carpenter.

Date: 1964-09-04 

Description: The Beatles at a press conference in advance of their concert that evening. Pictured: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison. Not pictured: Ringo...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Passavant Hospital building behind a line of trees in the foreground.

Date: 1962 

Description: The NAACP Milwaukee Branch's Freedom Fund Dinner Committee. The Freedom Fund Dinner is an annual NAACP fundraising event and awards ceremony for the organi...

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Description: Head and shoulders self-portrait of Harold Gauer wearing a jacket, tie and face makeup.

Date: 1911 before

Description: Also Garbage Crematory. Several buildings on shoreline, two with large smokestacks. A man is on the shore standing, and two people are in a boat on the r...

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View from City Hall

Date: 1904 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee buildings as seen from City Hall, including churches, the Milwaukee Central Police Station and Light Horse Squadron Armory on Br...

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Building on Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large building has partially collapsed from a fire. Fire fighters, some of them standing on the roof of a building next door, aim large streams of water...

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Grand Avenue

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to the east. The road is lined with automobiles, and cable car tracks are on the snow-covered street. A sign for Gimbel's is on t...

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