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Pfister Hotel

Date:  

Description: Exterior of the Pfister Hotel.

Date: 1957 

Description: Richard Allen of the Whitefish Bay Recreation Club swimming in a state Amateur Athletic Union competition.

Date: 1928-01-30 

Description: Men and women gather around a giant model of a cream separator, possibly at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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,...

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Cadillac with Jonas top, the body of which was constructed by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date:  

Description: Design for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp with an agriculture and industries theme.

Photograph

Crowd in Field

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a large crowd of women, children, and men fill a field. A rope strung between trees creates a barrier in the foreground.

Photograph

The Iron Brigade

Date: 1863-11 

Description: Civil War General John C. Starkweather, center; Lt. Colonel George B. Bingham, left; and General Rufus King, right; all of the Iron Brigade.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.

Date: 1989-05-19 

Description: Two young boys in a grocery store figuring out prices of food with a calculator.

Date: 1880 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, and some landownership. A handwritten annotation in red reads: "Note: S...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of the orchestra look closely at the conductor as he leads them in the performance of a piece of music.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from across street of the Milwaukee County Court House, with automobiles, a fire hydrant, and a woman walking across the street.

Date: 1887 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...

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: 1946 

Description: Members of local 18 United Gas, Coke and Chemical of the C.I.O. picketing in a small circle on a wide downtown sidewalk. Two men hold signs and one reads,...

Photograph

Jacob G. Kissinger

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jacob G. Kissinger, Milwaukee merchant.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A classical Romanesque basilica. Facing southwest from Chase Avenue, just south of Lincoln Avenue. Pedestrians are near the entrance.

Date: 1939-06-19 

Description: Milwaukee County Court House being demolished. A wing of the building is gone, and many windows are broken.

Date:  

Description: External view of First Division Market (built 1870) with horse-drawn vehicle in front.

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