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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. This is the main headquarters of the Masons in Milwaukee, at 705 E. Wells...

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Description: Letterhead of the Mayor's Office, with a three-quarter view of the Milwaukee courthouse and people standing or walking by the building.

Photograph

Wisconsin Club

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Club, Ninth Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Built as the Alexander Mitchell residence in 1876-1878. After his death, it was used as the quarters of...

Date: 1900 

Description: Crowds gather at games and other attractions at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

F. Dohmen Company

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of (Vault No. 2) The F. Dohmen Company Wholesale Druggists. A salesman's catalog with removable screwed bindings and pages of note paper bound bet...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A building on the left has a large sign for Gimbel's on its roof. Beyond the river in the background are two large s...

Postcard

Union Depot

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Union Depot with clock tower. Railroad station on left side, with clock tower. Park area on right. Horse-drawn vehicles are near the entrance.The card is p...

Photograph

Henry L. Ward

Date: 1914-02-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry L. Ward, Milwaukee naturalist and museum director.

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Description: Billhead of James Suydam of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, agent for the Goodyear Rubber Company, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in all types of rubber good...

Photograph

Fred Miller Theatre

Date: 1965 before

Description: Nighttime view of theater entrance. Doorway has a fabric overhang with the theatre name printed on each side. Posters for Robert Lewis and Tom Daily flan...

Date: 1917-08-26 ca.

Description: Barn, silos and cows at a farm. There are men attending to the cows, while the women and children are attending to the milk cans.

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Description: Elevated exterior view of Everett Street Station, also called the New Passenger Station facing Fourth Ward Park (later renamed Zeidler Park).

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: East Water Street looking North from Huron Street. Advertisement over street for Goldsmith Carpets. Women crossing the street.

Date: 1966 

Description: Lloyd Barbee and others gathered in front of the Milwaukee County Courthouse for a rally addressing Civil Rights, education, housing, and police brutality....

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Nighttime view of the front center section of the courthouse. Strong interior lights highlight the fluted columns, while ground lights illuminate the entr...

Date: 1913-08-23 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east from W. Wells street across the Milwaukee River. The E. Wells power plant (with arrow), Pabst Theater, and City Hall are on the...

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Description: View of industrial buildings with a man walking near the building on the right. A large wagon or cart is on the left near a stack of bricks and pipes.

Date: 1895-10-13 

Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.
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