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Date: 1936-12-02 

Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Rezeau Blanchard Brown, Milwaukee public utility executive.

Photograph

Candy Maker

Date: 1981-10-11 

Description: Jim Niemann decorates dipped chocolates at his family's business, Niemann's Home Made Chocolate Shop.

Photograph

Elevator "A"

Date: 1980 before

Description: Stereograph; elevated view of what was supposedly the largest elevator in the world at the time. Though there is a Peirce & Whaling Company imprint over t...

Date: 1970 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee Civic Center Plaza. Entire clock tower is visible, with the plaza around the base, and other buildings in the background. The c...

Photograph

Large Radio

Date: 1927 

Description: Newspaperman Alvin Steinkopf leaning on a large radio in his Milwaukee apartment. Steinkopf is wearing a bow tie and holding a cigar in his hand.

Photograph

West Allis Works

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of the West Allis Works, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, and surrounding neighborhoods.

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

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Description: Letterhead of the Northwestern Oil Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, jobbers in various types of oils, with an engraving of a barrel of oil with a spigot ov...

Date: 1909 

Description: A group photograph of the Milwaukee Brewers of the American Association on a field with stands in the background. Some of the players have their gloves wi...

Date: 1946-04 

Description: Del Krause, president of Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (second from left) smiles as he and Ken Gorman, vice-president of the local, hand $800...

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Description: Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking east at Janola Apartments, 836 N 14th Street".

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Description: Crowd of men and women on grandstand bleachers watching a sporting event.

Photograph

Chapel of the Woods

Date: 1898 

Description: View of the Chapel of the Woods located at St. Francis Seminary.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tugboat towing sailing ship on the Milwaukee Bay.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children’s class of the Milwaukee Turners, gathered outside in a park. George Brosius appears on the platform and several people are wearing band uniforms....

Photograph

Butterfly Theater

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view at night of the Butterfly Theater, 212 West Wisconsin Avenue, from the street. Early advertisements proclaimed it to be "Milwaukee's movie pa...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked in front of the Kearns Equipment Inc., building, 3539 W. State Street.

Photograph

George D. Bartlett

Date: 1921-05-10 

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

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Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch stand near a wooden bridge, holding canes, in a wooded area blanketed in snow. There is a hat on top of one of the posts on t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the modern grill room and postal station in the Baldauf Drug Company.

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