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Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."

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Description: Herold Newspaper building and surrounding commercial area at the southwest corner of Broadway and Mason Street. Pedestrains cross the street and horse-draw...

Date: 1901-06-09 ca.

Description: View across water of rowboats and canoes on small lake, perhaps Lake Park. On the far shoreline a large crowd is gathered, and on a hill behind them a buil...

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of an aerial view of Miller Park Stadium's roof with a Miller Park logo.

Photograph

Lydia Willms

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Lydia Willms (b. 1896). She is resting her hand on a chair, and is wearing a dress, ribbons a...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1915 before

Description: View looking east from Third Street, down the avenue. Buildings line the road, with signs and advertisements. Roads and sidewalks are crowded with horse-...

Date: 1864-10-13 

Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.

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...

Photograph

Yak

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Description: Washington Park Zoo yak exhibit. The park was later replaced by the Milwaukee County Zoo.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the empenage (tail assembly) for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate holding a wagon wheel, created as part of a painting by the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s. Altho...

Photograph

Hay Market

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of horse-drawn carts filled with hay and parked in rows at a market. Men stand between the rows, and houses surround the market square.

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Description: A portrait of Gauer's friend Robert Vail wearing a suit and tie.

Date: 1923-06-01 ca.

Description: East from N. Plankinton Avenue, W. Wisconsin Avenue is bustling with automobiles, pedestrians, a cable car, and a double-decker bus. Landmarks right to le...

Date: 1914-07-17 ca.

Description: Steamboat "E.L. Wallace" on the Menominee River looking east from the 16th Street viaduct. Coal yards are on the banks of the harbor.

Date: 1907-02 

Description: Workers look on as machine parts are tested at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. This photograph was displayed at the 1915 Panama-Pacific Internat...

Date: 1879 

Description: This map shows wards, sections, roads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, and proposed streets. The inside cover includes hand written annotations that r...

Date: 1914 after

Description: A line of buildings with docked boats on the left side of the river.

Date: 1937 

Description: Three men assisting another man wearing a diving suit in what appears to be the interior of a ship.

Date: 1920 

Description: First location of the high school at 301-303 Fifth Street. Consists of two house-sized buildings, with the entrances close to each other. Sign on front of...

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