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Dadd's Drugstore

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the intersection of Second Street and Grand Avenue (later renamed Wisconsin Avenue). Pictured on this corner is Dadd's Drug Store, 137 Grand Avenue...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on th...

Photograph

Samson Passes Away

Date: 1981-11-28 

Description: Veterinarians examining Samson, the Milwaukee zoo's star 32-year-old gorilla, after attempting to revive him after he had collapsed while feeding in the zo...

Date: 1970 

Description: View of the Blue Angel Drill Team, a flying aerobatic team formed in 1946. Four airplanes fly through the air.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

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

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Description: Three men wearing hats are standing in front of the bar at a Milwaukee picnic. Behind them are a large group of men wearing black suits crowded around the...

Date: 1956-11-05 

Description: Telephone callers started a new phase of the "get out the vote" campaign Monday at Proxmire for Governor headquarters, 135 W. Wells Street. More than 40 te...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...

Photograph

Ideal Curlers

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Exhibit of Ideal Curlers at the Wisconsin State Fair, with a woman demonstrating how they were to be used for long hair. The advertising promises "no metal...

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Description: Elevated stereograph of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company Building on Broadway Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Horse and carriages are on the unp...

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Description: Kunzelmann-Esser Furniture Co. parade car parked in Kosciuszko Park at South 9th Street and West Lincoln Avenue.

Photograph

George D. Bartlett

Date: 1921-05-10 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of George D. Bartlett, Milwaukee banker.

Date: 1956-03-03 

Description: Two long-time Falk employees, Bob Quitzow and Frank Ruscitti, work in the gas cutting department. Original Falk caption reads, "View of 'Bug' cutting Depa...

Date: 1964-04-17 

Description: A clerk checks real estate property information in a vast filing system housed in a vault.

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Description: A group of six men sitting and standing near a barrier wall at a sporting event with bleachers in the background. They are all wearing jackets and hats, an...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: Looking west from Washington Monument. Monument is on the right, with the view down the street on the left. A church, two other monuments, and several ot...

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Description: A man is on a walkway on top of a mechanical conveyor belt machine that is loading sand and gravel into the bed of a truck. A steam shovel is visible in th...

Photograph

Joe. J. Stehling

Date: 1921-05-10 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Joe J. Stehling, Milwaukee engineer and manufacturer.

Photograph

Exposition Building

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...

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