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Housing Project

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A child peddles his tricycle on a sidewalk at the end of a cul de sac in his Greendale neighborhood with houses lining the street.

Date: 1915-04-19 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of August Cornelius Larson, Madison banker.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of S. Adelheim Bernhard, Milwaukee physician and surgeon.

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Frances Wettstein

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted quarter-length studio portrait of Frances Wettstein, Milwaukee teacher, writer, lecturer, and educator of the deaf.

Date: 1876 

Description: Illustration of southwest view of the National Home For Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. The institution's name changed from National Asylum For Disabled Volun...

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1936 

Description: Southeast view of the Jeremiah Curtin house located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recognized...

Date: 1946-08 

Description: Members of the Farm Equipment Workers Union hand out leaflets at the International Harvester Co. plant during the Union's convention. A small crowd of peop...

Photograph

A.J. Horlick

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of A.J. Horlick, Racine manufacturer.

Date: 2008 

Description: In 2001 the former Copeland Service Station reopened as a coffee shop in Milwaukee's Sherman Park neighborhood. The restored building is located at 4924 We...

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman, possibly Alma Reinhardt Taylor, wearing a long coat, and a young boy and toddler walking along the rocky shoreline of what is probably Lake Michig...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small crowd of well-dressed people are walking down a path in a wooded park area.

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Propulsion Gears

Date: 1958-01-10 

Description: Large propulsion gear that was later purchased by Bethlehem Steel Company and used by Hitachi Limited of Tokyo, Japan, as a replacement gear in the ship "S...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two girls select vegetables at an open air market.

Date: 1948-06-12 

Description: Group portrait of Republican party leaders attending the Republican State Convention. Pictured left to right: Representative Reid F. Murray; U.S. Senator A...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down National Avenue. Storefronts line the road, and there are horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, and a streetcar.

Date: 1935-10 ca.

Description: Southwest District branch service managers touring the factory floor at Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "Milwaukee Works, Some of the group of Ser...

Photograph

Burning Building

Date: 1944-10-17 

Description: View from a distance of a fire. A large cloud of smoke billows out of the burning building and fire fighters climb on a ladder. A building in the foregrou...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Lithograph showing the projected plan for the memorial. Monument is on top of a hill, looking out over the city, with a fenced off park area. Seven people...

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Shooting Gallery

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Side view from behind the shooting gallery at a Civilian Defense Rally. Women and boys are shooting at targets while Boy Scouts and other men stand around....

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