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Date: 1917 

Description: A 1917 Locomobile Cabriolet parked in a residential neighborhood. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Photograph

Motorcycle Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nine men are lined up along a road on their motorcycles. Men and boys are on the sidewalk behind them, wtih advertisements filling the wall behind the gro...

Date: 1987-12-29 

Description: Bored travelers at General Mitchell International Airport, apparently taking their cue from a droopy travel poster advertising vacations in the sunny Carib...

Date: 1971-09-08 

Description: This 2 pinion gear was purchased by the Fairbanks Morse Division of the Colt Industry and used by United States Steel. Falk caption reads, "Main propulsion...

Date: 1900-10 

Description: Aunt Helen and Will shaking hands in a clearing near the edge of a small lake at the Garden Place.

Date: 1971-12-17 

Description: Richard W.E. Perrin, seen speaking in the foreground, discusses plans in a meeting for an outdoor museum of ethnic history in Kettle Moraine. Professor Vic...

Read about the career of Milwaukee-based photographer Simon L. Stein who is known for his portraits of prominent Wisconsin citizens.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A hand drawn and colored map of the Milwaukee Township, showing how lands were used, included are parks, cemeteries, private grounds, and speculative land....

Postcard

The Gargoyle

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Color print of exterior of building. It has two levels with a peaked red roof. Two sets of windows and two sets of doors are visible. In the sky area is...

Date: 1946-08-23 

Description: Crew of the railroad car ferry "City of Milwaukee" demonstrating for a 40-hour week and overtime pay. The "City of Milwaukee" ferried Grand Trunk Western...

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Description: Three male employees appear to be preparing for a casting in sand. One man holds a hose in his hand while another has a shovel and the other a long metal p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large cloud of smoke blankets the end of the road and snow covers the ground. Pedestrians line the sidewalks on either side of the road. A woman runs ac...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The dining...

Photograph

Post Office

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of corner of Milwaukee and Wisconsin Streets. Three-story white building with several chimneys. A horse and cart are on the rig...

Photograph

Edward Phelps Allis

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Allis.

Photograph

James M. Walsh

Date: 1921-05-12 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of James M. Walsh, Milwaukee company president.

Photograph

Electric Hair

Date: 1966-01-10 

Description: Gail Lukas' hair stands on end when she places her hand on a Van de Graalf generator in a demonstration by the Atomic Energy Commission for junior high sch...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from the River Bridge.

Date: 1940 before

Description: Formerly the home of Alexander Mitchell, at West Wisconsin Avenue and Tenth Street; in 1917 it became the Wisconsin Club. Entrance gate in the winter. Wr...

Date: 1921-10-18 ca.

Description: Billboard advertising the showing of "The Girl from God's Country" presumably at the Parkway Theatre, 3417 W. Lisbon Avenue.

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