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Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

Photograph

Unloading Lumber

Date: 1940-03-19 ca.

Description: View across Milwaukee River of workers of the Herman M. Hettler Lumber Company unloading lumber off a shipping boat to the Shroeder Lumber Yards and Troste...

Date: 1882-04-29 

Description: Printed invitation to the 2nd annual military ball of the Light Horse Squadron of Milwaukee. The invitation is printed in blue and gold and features illust...

Photograph

Odie's Gas Station

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Description: Odie's Gas Station (Wadhams) at 4408 W. Lisbon Avenue, located on the northwest corner of W. Lisbon Avenue and N. 44th Street.

Photograph

O. L. Hollister

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of O.L. Hollister, Milwaukee company president.

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Description: Elevated view down Broadway from Mason Street showing buildings, horse-drawn vehicles, and power lines.

Date: 1959-11-13 

Description: Two male employees weld a large gear. Original Falk caption reads, "Made in halves, 16 feet to zero inch in diameter on the top. Ribs 4 1/2 OL. Premachine...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Date: 1946 

Description: "The Harmonians" performing at a picnic to raise money for striking Allis-Chalmers workers.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1927-03-09 

Description: A train carrying tractors stopped on its way from Milwaukee Works (factory).

Date: 1948 

Description: 3 cent stamp design with a Wisconsin theme in blue.

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Description: Front view of apartment building located at 920 N. 15th Street. Caption on the negative reads, "Looking East at 920 N. 15th Street."

Photograph

Kilbourn Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking East down middle of avenue. Numerous vehicles are on the road, with a few pedestrians visible. A sign identifies the Republican Hotel on the left,...

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color view from the river. Foreground has three people in a boat. A bridge over the river, and a boat to the left are in the center. City Hall is in the...

Date: 1958-03-29 

Description: A young boy rings a locomotive bell. Other artifacts of locomotive history are on the table before him with members of the Milwaukee chapter of the Nationa...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.

Photograph

Shaft Mount

Date: 1971-11-24 

Description: View of a 600 J shaft mount. Man in photograph is George Tinger.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to West Wisconsin Ã…venue. Cable cars are on the left , and a carriage on right near curb. Pedestrians are crossing the street and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home with a cannon in the foreground.

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