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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The dining...

Photograph

Post Office

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of corner of Milwaukee and Wisconsin Streets. Three-story white building with several chimneys. A horse and cart are on the rig...

Photograph

Edward Phelps Allis

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Allis.

Photograph

James M. Walsh

Date: 1921-05-12 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of James M. Walsh, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1941 

Description: A man stands at a podium speaking into a microphone. There is a cake with the number 10 on it, and letters on the curtain behind him spell out "...gratulat...

Photograph

Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A woman places a necklace of flowers on Margaret McGuire as she accepts the title of Alice in Dairyland on a stage at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition....

Date: 1940 

Description: Two men operate an International I-14 tractor and a beam sprayer. One man sits on the tractor while the other stands and operates the sprayer.

Photograph

Electric Hair

Date: 1966-01-10 

Description: Gail Lukas' hair stands on end when she places her hand on a Van de Graalf generator in a demonstration by the Atomic Energy Commission for junior high sch...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from the River Bridge.

Date: 1940 before

Description: Formerly the home of Alexander Mitchell, at West Wisconsin Avenue and Tenth Street; in 1917 it became the Wisconsin Club. Entrance gate in the winter. Wr...

Date: 1921-10-18 ca.

Description: Billboard advertising the showing of "The Girl from God's Country" presumably at the Parkway Theatre, 3417 W. Lisbon Avenue.

Date: 1948-03-22 

Description: Workers stocking the strike kitchen of Local 50, United Packinghouse Workers of America (Plankinton Packing Company). Left to right: Fred Koratko, Corneli...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Miss Lydia Henie, 76 years old, playing the piano in the devotional room of the Home for Aged Lutherans, 7500 West North Avenue.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Pabst Whitefish Bay Resort on the shores of Lake Michigan, with crowds of individuals walking up the numerous paths that lead to the resort's entrance.

Date: 1935-11-25 

Description: Original caption reads: "Milwaukee Works [factory] - Branch service managers watching tests of Diesel injection pump nozzles. Taken by McQuinn".

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Seifert and Lawton, power press lithographers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On the left is a woman dressed in robes reclining on a chaise longue,...

Photograph

Emil Seidel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Emil Seidel, first Socialist mayor of Milwaukee.

Date: 1917 

Description: The intersection of Green Bay and Cedarburg roads taken for Wisconsin Highway Department.

Photograph

Thomas J. Neacy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Thomas J. Neacy, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...

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