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Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Monument located on 13th Street. Large rough stone with a metal plaque set into it. The plaque marks the spot near where Lincoln made an address in 1859.

Photograph

William King Coffin

Date: 1914-10-09 

Description: Waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William King Coffin, Eau Claire banker.

Photograph

Car Racing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A race car on the track moves past a stationary vehicle in the bottom of the image. Behind a second fence is a large crowd of people observing the races, n...

Photograph

Frank Kulick

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The person on the right is Frank Kulick, who worked on and drove some of Henry Ford's early race cars, individual on the left is unidentified.

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Description: Interior view of a room in the Bradley house, including paintings, a globe, fine furniture, a bookcase, and a large, ornate mirror over the fireplace.

Date: 1969-07 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire hands his cards to constituents outside a Milwaukee grocery store.

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Shows riverside property west of the Milwaukee River. Inscribed by several early Milwaukee settlers, including Henry W. Cleveland, Cy...

Photograph

Plankinton House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of exterior of Plankinton House from across the street.

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Dr. Joseph Carpenter, assistant professor of Afro-American Education & Philosophy, posing wearing a suit. This image accompanied publi...

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...

Photograph

Race Car Drivers

Date: 1912-09 ca.

Description: Two men sitting in a racecar, with the driver of the car, possibly Harry Endicott, wearing a leather mask with goggles. Two men stand in the background.

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Description: View east of buildings and lake from the dome of the Exposition building. Lumber stacked on the right.

Date: 1932 

Description: Cardboard cutouts of a man and a girl with a doll demonstrate the use of a cream separator. Cans of oil are arranged nearby. The display may have been part...

Date: 1901 

Description: Outdoor family portrait of the Fels family. George and Ida Fels are seated in chairs next to the side of a house, while their two daughters Flora and Hatti...

Photograph

Wagon Exhibit Area

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Farm wagon display area at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: This map shows ward boundaries, lot and block numbers and dimensions, house numbers, electric car lines, steam railways, and adjoining plat numbers in a po...

Date: 1924 

Description: Former home of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper. At the corner of Michigan and Milwaukee Streets. A fire escape goes up the middle of the building...

Photograph

Family Sledding

Date: 1956 

Description: Winter scene with a family and their dog preparing for their descent down the hill on a toboggan. From left to right, Gene Anderson (my uncle), Betsy Marqu...

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