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Description: Letterhead of the F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Company of Milwaukee, manufacturers of and dealers in footwear, with an elevated, three-quarter view of the Mayer co...


Description: Two streetcar engineers pose with a streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. Or...

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Jones Island, with some houses near the water and An industrial area across the river. On the right are a number of railroad tracks next to a road. A sign...

Date: 1985-02-23 

Description: Young Ben Schreiner of Slinger waiting near the Republic Airlines ticket counter at General Mitchell International Airport for a vacation flight to Florida...

Date: 1894 

Description: This map shows railroads, street railways, roads, wards, block numbers, parks, Lake Michigan, and one mile concentric circles indicating distance from the...

Date: 1928-05-14 

Description: Ball-bearing cream separators, parts, and a one and half horse power stationary engine on display against a backdrop of advertising posters at the Milwauke...

Date: 1896 before

Description: John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home at 1130 Grand Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lio...

Date: 1865 

Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...


Ravine Drive

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lake Park. A large bridge stretches above a small road or path in a ravine surrounded by flowering plants. The lake is beyond, with a boat in the center...

Date: 1921-06-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio profile portrait of Emanuel Albert Wurster, Milwaukee company secretary and treasurer.


W. J. McElroy

Date: 1921-05-06 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of W. J. McElroy, Milwaukee lawyer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A boat near a small pier. Three people (two men and a woman) are on the boat, and five people (four men and a boy) are standing on the wooden pier. The n...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Stationary engines inside a warehouse at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company before 1902.


Chief Clancy

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1960-10-08 

Description: The speakers platform during a Presidential campaign rally for Richard M. Nixon at Billy Mitchell Airport in Milwaukee. With Nixon on the platform are Kirb...


Portrait of a Woman


Description: A portrait of a young woman with pearls.

Date: 1921-05-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Vincenz John Schoenecker, Jr., Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Frederick Layton gave this hand-colored photograph of himself in his garden on Marshall Street to his niece Elizabeth Layton Fowle on August 8, 1914. He di...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large crowd of children are gathered outside the Alhambra theater. The children, all boys, fill the sidewalk, and are being herded by a man on the left....


Gauer Self-Portrait


Description: A self-portrait of Harold Gauer wearing a jacket and tie, in front of a black backdrop.

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