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Photograph

Miss Popularity

Date: 1957 

Description: Louise Carter of Milwaukee, 17-years-old, the winner of a popularity contest at a dance held by the Katty Club (Knowledge and Truth Through Youth) at the M...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A long line of fire fighters in the street are aiming fire hoses at a building. Coils of hoses cover the street.

Photograph

Carnival Banners

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: The exterior of carnival banners with people gathered in front of them. Probably depicting "Gay Paree" at the State Fair.

Photograph

Gustav J. Lange

Date: 1914-12-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Gustav J. Lange, Eau Claire businessman.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mother and children on front porch. Identified as Fred Taylor in the baby carriage, Ellen Taylor Higgins, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and Donna Taylor Adams.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across street of Usinger's Sausage Factory and Retail Store on 1030 North Third Street. Note the murals on the left side of the factory.

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Description: A crowd of people in the street, many of them with motorcycles, possibly getting ready to race.

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Factory workers manufacturing cream separators at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The poster at the back of the room says "Dairymade" while the...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers assembling cream separators at Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Photograph

Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

Date: 1957-05-22 

Description: Boy Scouts and Explorer Scouts receive the Eagle Scout rank or the Explorer Silver Award, scouting's highest awards at a scouting court of honor ceremony.

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Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from W. North Avenue. Bauch goods and other unidentified businesses visible on 3rd Street. There are automobiles and streetc...

Date: 1936-12-02 

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

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: This map was engraved from original drawings and surveys taken by Louis Lipman. Includes Milwaukee street directory on the left hand side. Bottom right cor...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored view from the water. Buildings are in the background, a boat and bridge are in the center. A small boat with people in it are in the foregroun...

Date: 1964-05-07 

Description: The corner grocery is a pleasant place for the pause that refreshes. Thaddeus Moore, 9, of 3271 N. 14th Street, had a cone. Anthony McMillon, 7, of 3287-A...

Photograph

H.P. Lovecraft

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of H.P. Lovecraft wearing a suit jacket, vest, and tie taped to a piece of paper.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1847 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

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