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Description: Letterhead of the Langenberger Construction Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building and traffic in the...

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Newhall House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

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Hoist Drive

Date: 1980-04 

Description: Two men, Ervin Kasper and A. Chirello, attend to a large hoist drive. This unit was purchased by GHH Sterkrade and used by Union Oil/Molycorporation. Origi...

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Description: Severely flooded neighborhood. Two men can be seen looking at the flood from a back porch.

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A Stone Fight

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Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

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Mount Mary College

Date: 1940 

Description: Front entrance to Notre Dame Hall; taken at an angle. The name of the hall is above the arched doorway.

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Railroad Office

Date: 1887 

Description: General office of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company in the Mitchell Building in Milwaukee. Left to right: the individual seated in left...

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Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad passenger depot in Allis, Wisconsin. The village of Allis is now part of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and called West Al...

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Splash Party

Date: 1970-08-01 

Description: To escape the heat, teenage girls have a water fight in the backyard pool they built.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Southside Brewery, formerly the Melm's Brewery. On print title is "Brasserie Succursale Au Sud De La Ville" and "Sied Seite Brauerei". A bridge, a boat, a...

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A White Glove Event

Date: 1956-11-04 

Description: Sophomores at Alverno College greet incoming freshmen with an annual tea party.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Davidson Theatre and Hotal at 135-137 Third Street. Signs for advertisements identify the buildings that are visible. Carriages and people are on the road...

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Description: Intersection of Detroit and Jefferson Streets. At the corner is a business with a sign on the front promoting spaghetti and ravioli. On the side of the sam...

Date: 1914-02-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Luther Fairfield Crosby, Milwaukee carpenter.

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Factory Stacks

Date:  date unknown

Description: Smoke coming from stacks on the top of a factory.

Date: 1989-07-13 

Description: A boy stretches to catch a water-filled balloon.

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St.John's Cathedral

Date: 1951 before

Description: N. Jackson Street near Wells Street. Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) is in the foreground.

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Costume Party

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Description: Gauer and friends in costume at a party. Angie Vail is on the far left wearing a coat with a "committee" badge, her husband, Robert Vail, is dressed as the...

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