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Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.

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Description: Memohead of the Theatrical Advertising Corporation of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a proscenium stage and two people in a box seat turned toward the stage, w...

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Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters in a boat on the river are putting out a fire in a large building. Water sprays from fire hoses from two directions with smoke obscuring the...

Date: 1916-11-01 ca.

Description: Pavilion and riverbank. Caption on glass plate reads, "Pavilion Kosciusko Park".

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This manuscript map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows landownership. An approximate date can be established by the names written on the pla...

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...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: View from sidewalk of horse-drawn wagon on a tree-lined city street in a United Public Workers parade/demonstration. The wagon has a number of boys in it w...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers standing on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Young woman facing to the right with her head turned toward viewer, hand on hip, wearing wire-rimmed eyeglasses, a flower in her hair, in long white dress...

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: A cluster of old dwellings are in the center, with broken shacks and rusted cars. Behind are railroad cars, and an industrial area with men working. In t...

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Description: View across snow-covered lawn or field of a school building with a smokestack. Automobiles are parked nearby.

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U.S. Navy Veteran

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elderly Milwaukee veteran of the U.S. Navy salutes.

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TCD Drives

Date: 1965-05 

Description: TCD drives that were purchased by U.S. Steel (Allegheny Project) and used by Gary Steel Works. Falk caption reads, "Various manufacturing and assembly phot...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Main hall with description of location. Hall was 225 feet long, 100 feet wide and 65 feet high. Also gives basement size under main hall (36,000 square f...

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Pabst Theater auditorium and balconies from stage.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Parade celebrating the return of the 32nd Division after World War I.

Photograph

South Pierce Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Light factory district. The street is 44 feet between curbs, with vitrified brick pavement. Telephone poles line the road.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Date: 1946 

Description: Workers chipping imperfections from a rough casting.

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Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

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