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Date: 1937 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...

Photograph

Cast of a Play

Date: 1941 

Description: Female cast members of the play “How the Story Grew” performed during the Milwaukee Turners Winterfest.

Date: 1937-04-06 

Description: An International D-2 pickup truck used by Hayek Pharmacy parked on a residential street. A man carrying a package is on the front walk of one of the houses...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing detail of the tachometer for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1936 

Description: Southeast view of the Jeremiah Curtin house located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recognized...

Date: 1969-04-06 

Description: Children walking out of chuch after the Easter Sunday service at St. James United Methodist Church at 1114 West Brown Street.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A composite drawing, including photographic portraits, depicting "Doc" Aubrey, newsboy of the Iron Brigade, delivering papers to the camp where other membe...

Photograph

Lucius W. Nieman

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Lucius W. Nieman, Milwaukee editor.

Photograph

E.B. Garton

Date: 1914-10-17 

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of E.B. Garton, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of buildings and street traffic.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: John Hahn is leaning on a motorized moving van in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point. At the steering wheel is a man, with another seated n...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Elevated view of an automobile race at the state fairgrounds, with the crowd in the foreground. Cars are parked in the infield.

Date: 1914-02-27 ca.

Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...

Photograph

Two Churches

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view, looking northwest from the Fourth District Schoolhouse. The foreground is dominated by two large churches.

Photograph

Norman Ebron Band

Date: 1950-02-18 

Description: Norman Ebron Band, members of American Federation of Musicians, segregated Local 587, play stand-up bass, coronet, clarinet and piano in front of a white a...

Photograph

German Market

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

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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: 1915-11-17 

Description: Quarter-length profile studio portrait of William D. Sproesser, Watertown merchant.

Date: 1913-09-25 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just before opening. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular wo...

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