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Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, erected 1898, cost $512,000, F...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of courthouse in center foreground with snow.

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Stairway from lobby to lower balcony of Pabst Theater.

Date: 1940 

Description: A man (maybe a railroad worker or a tramp) standing along a railroad track next to a small cooking fire. Railroad cars are in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three women are standing around and between a small set of trees in a park area. The woman in the center is identified as Alma Reinhardt Taylor; the other...

Photograph

Iron Ore Pelletizer

Date: 1971-11-24 

Description: View of a large gear that was a later component of a kiln used to pelletize iron ore. This product was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by the Iron Ore...

Date: 1936-12-02 

Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Rezeau Blanchard Brown, Milwaukee public utility executive.

Photograph

Elevator "A"

Date: 1980 before

Description: Stereograph; elevated view of what was supposedly the largest elevator in the world at the time. Though there is a Peirce & Whaling Company imprint over t...

Date: 1970 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee Civic Center Plaza. Entire clock tower is visible, with the plaza around the base, and other buildings in the background. The c...

Photograph

Large Radio

Date: 1927 

Description: Newspaperman Alvin Steinkopf leaning on a large radio in his Milwaukee apartment. Steinkopf is wearing a bow tie and holding a cigar in his hand.

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

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Description: Letterhead of the Northwestern Oil Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, jobbers in various types of oils, with an engraving of a barrel of oil with a spigot ov...

Date: 1909 

Description: A group photograph of the Milwaukee Brewers of the American Association on a field with stands in the background. Some of the players have their gloves wi...

Date: 1946-04 

Description: Del Krause, president of Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (second from left) smiles as he and Ken Gorman, vice-president of the local, hand $800...

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Description: Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking east at Janola Apartments, 836 N 14th Street".

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Description: Crowd of men and women on grandstand bleachers watching a sporting event.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tugboat towing sailing ship on the Milwaukee Bay.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children’s class of the Milwaukee Turners, gathered outside in a park. George Brosius appears on the platform and several people are wearing band uniforms....

Photograph

Butterfly Theater

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view at night of the Butterfly Theater, 212 West Wisconsin Avenue, from the street. Early advertisements proclaimed it to be "Milwaukee's movie pa...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked in front of the Kearns Equipment Inc., building, 3539 W. State Street.

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