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Description: Best's South Side Brewery.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Church and school seen from Kosciuszko Park. Located across a lake, behind some trees and bushes. A woman sits on some decorative stones next to the lake.

Date: 1899-02-22 ca.

Description: The facade of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Co., on the back cover of the Old Settlers' Club Banquet Menu.

Photograph

Charles King

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Brigadier General Charles King, Milwaukee author and instructor.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Popular bathing beaches like this one on Lake Michigan offered relief from the heat as well as the opportunity to be seen in the latest fashions of the 191...

Photograph

Bull Gear

Date: 1968-06-12 

Description: Bull gear for shaft mounted on a BOF drive. This gear was later purchased by Pennsylvania Engineering Corporation and used by Youngstown Sheet and Tube. Fa...

Photograph

Registering to Vote

Date: 1954-09-02 

Description: A group of newly naturalized citizens registering to vote at City Hall.

Date:  

Description: A T.M.E.R. and L Company streetcar is stopped on Washington Avenue, with the two streetcar operators aboard. The advertisement on the streetcar reads, "190...

Photograph

William N. Williams

Date:  

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of First Sergeant William N. Williams from Company K of the 27th Wisconsin Infantry, standing in uniform holding his s...

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

Photograph

C.D. Stanhope

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of C.D. Stanhope, Milwaukee medical doctor.

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...

Photograph

15-30 Tractor

Date: 1910 

Description: Left side view of an International Harvester 15-30 tractor parked in front of what appears to be a shed at the company's Milwaukee Works factory.

Date: 1912-09-01 

Description: Theodore Roosevelt in front of the Deutscher Club. The club later became the Wisconsin Club.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Photograph

Chief Clancy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire Department chief, sitting at a desk in a profile view.

Photograph

Boston Store

Date: 1914-05-11 ca.

Description: The Boston Store department building at W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 4th Street.

Date: 1921-06-11 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Alfred Tiefenbrenner, Milwaukee merchant.

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: West from Ninth Street. Elevated view taken from on top of a building. Churches and trees line the road, which has a strip of land with monuments in the...

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