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Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Shows riverside property west of the Milwaukee River. Inscribed by several early Milwaukee settlers, including Henry W. Cleveland, Cy...

Photograph

Plankinton House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of exterior of Plankinton House from across the street.

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Dr. Joseph Carpenter, assistant professor of Afro-American Education & Philosophy, posing wearing a suit. This image accompanied publi...

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...

Photograph

Race Car Drivers

Date: 1912-09 ca.

Description: Two men sitting in a racecar, with the driver of the car, possibly Harry Endicott, wearing a leather mask with goggles. Two men stand in the background.

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Description: View east of buildings and lake from the dome of the Exposition building. Lumber stacked on the right.

Date: 1932 

Description: Cardboard cutouts of a man and a girl with a doll demonstrate the use of a cream separator. Cans of oil are arranged nearby. The display may have been part...

Date: 1901 

Description: Outdoor family portrait of the Fels family. George and Ida Fels are seated in chairs next to the side of a house, while their two daughters Flora and Hatti...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: This map shows ward boundaries, lot and block numbers and dimensions, house numbers, electric car lines, steam railways, and adjoining plat numbers in a po...

Date: 1924 

Description: Former home of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper. At the corner of Michigan and Milwaukee Streets. A fire escape goes up the middle of the building...

Photograph

Family Sledding

Date: 1956 

Description: Winter scene with a family and their dog preparing for their descent down the hill on a toboggan. From left to right, Gene Anderson (my uncle), Betsy Marqu...

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Description: Memohead of the Badger Typewriter & Stationery Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with individual images of a typewriter, a book press, a "flat opening" book...

Date: 1869 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, buildings, and marshes. The map includes insets of Franklin, Hales Corners, Bay View, Oak Cre...

Date: 1978-06 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "A series of photos to illustrate various manufacturing operations for future publications: Also color for slide talks." Male...

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Description: Memohead of the S.A. Mondschein Piano Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in Sohmer and other brands of pianos. Features a three-quarter exterior view...

Photograph

Railroad Accident

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of railroad cars that have fallen off the railroad tracks. Two men are crawling on top of the toppled railroad cars.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Company M Barracks. Two-story building with first and second floor porches.

Photograph

Charles Witte

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Charles Witte from Company E of the 27th Wisconsin Infantry, standing in uniform with sword on his left sid...

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