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Plankinton House

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. The Plankinton House is in the near foreground across the street. A sign for Little Dry Goods, 105, is on the left, above a horse-drawn cart.

Photograph

Bridge Drives

Date: 1965-04-23 

Description: Bridge drives that the City of Milwaukee purchased and used. Falk caption reads,"Unit drives the opening of Broadway Street. Unit opens each half of the br...

Photograph

North Water Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: North Water Street with City Hall in the background. Numerous horse-drawn vehicles are visible and pedestrians cross the street.

Photograph

Boat Covered in Ice

Date: 1945-09-20 

Description: A tugboat in the river is covered in snow and ice. Two men are at the front of the ship on the right wearing hats and heavy coats.

Photograph

Sailboat in Harbor

Date:  

Description: Several people stand aboard a sailboat sailing in the harbor. Another smaller boat is appears to be tied to the sailboat.

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Description: Robert Bloch wearing make-up makes a frightening face while holding his hands out in front of him. His hair is slicked back and he wears a suit jacket with...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Hilda Johnston (1883-1974), age one year, and her father, John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.

Date: 1984-08-28 

Description: Mary Beaudry, a temporary employee at International Business Machines, works on word-processing and computer equipment.

Photograph

Edwin E. White

Date: 1921-05-04 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edwin E. White.

Date: 1902-06-08 ca.

Description: Looking up the Milwaukee River to the Holton Street viaduct. In the center is the Gallun tannery. There is also a steamboat in the harbor, several lumber y...

Postcard

Wells Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Text on image in English and German reads "A Happy New Year" and Glueckliches Neujahr," and "The Wells Building" and "Wells-Gebaude."

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View down the avenue. A large crowd of people on are on the left in front of a storefront, and several horse-drawn vehicles are on the right. Two men are...

Date: 1911-05-05 

Description: Construction crew clearing land for a six-story machine shop at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man riding a motorcycle on a country road. Two men stand along the side of the road and a horse is in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fire fighters stand in the street while two men are being raised on a moving ladder, which is attached to the back of a truck. Two other ladder...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee and Suburbs

Date: 1948 

Description: This map of Milwaukee and surrounding suburbs includes an index to the orange bus, rapid transit, street car, trackless trolley, and the green bus lines. T...

Photograph

Democratic Debate

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: View from the back of the audience of the Democratic presidential debate, held at the Helen Bader Concert Hall in the Helene Zelazo Center for Performing A...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man in a suit and hat is standing on the side of a train engine in a train yard. Railroad employees can be seen in and on the train, and a group of men a...

Photograph

Frank K. Espenhain

Date: 1913-10-28 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank K. Espenhain, Milwaukee merchant.

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