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Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862 

Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...

Date: 1935-04-11 

Description: Drawing submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Button design with a drawing of a flower and the statement: "Certified W.S.S.A."

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. The Alhambra Theatre is on the left. Pedestrians are on the streets and sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are on...

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior of the school with a man standing on the sidewalk in front of the three-story building spraying the lawn with a hose. A group of people are in fr...

Date: 1907 before

Description: Viaduct over river, with a trolley on the tracks on the metal support bridge. On right is a grassy riverbank, with industrial buildings along the river go...

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Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch, both smoking, pose humorously with an unidentified woman who holds a notepad and pen.

Date: 1948-06-12 

Description: William F. Trinke, Lake Geneva, campaigning for the post of Lt. Governor of Wisconsin at the Republican State Convention.

Date: 1904 

Description: Front cover of a German language advertising catalog for International Harvester's Milwaukee line of harvesting machinery. Features a chromolithograph ill...

Date: 1905 after

Description: Exterior of school. A red building is on the right in the background, and darker buildings are on the left. School has five levels with peaked roofs and s...

Date: 1898-07-30 ca.

Description: A cannon at Soldiers Home adorned with American flags near a sign reading "Keep off the grass."

Photograph

Jones Island

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Jones Island fishing community in Milwaukee Harbor. Several shacks are visible as well as many fishing nets on net rollers. Ice on the wat...

Postcard

Lake Kosciuszko

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A boat with five people are on a lake surrounded by trees. Behind them are several docked boats. In the background is a park area with a red-roofed build...

Date: 1935-12-26 

Description: Worker on an International I-30 industrial tractor used for "spotting" freight cars around the Miller Brewing Company. Two refrigerated rail cars are parke...

Date: 1937-03-09 

Description: Factory worker employee boring holes into engine crankcases at Milwaukee Works.

Photograph

Menominee Valley

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An industrial area of Milwaukee known as Menominee Valley.

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View towards railroad depot, with automobiles and several horse-drawn vehicles. A group of people are standing on the platform.

Photograph

Edward Fellman

Date: 1915-06-12 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edward Fellman, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1971-09-21 

Description: Speed reducer that is a later component of a coal pulverizer. This product was purchased by the Foster Wheeler Corporation and used by the Public Service C...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Aerial view of early construction at the Marquette Interchange in Milwaukee, the junction of Interstate Highways I94 and I43. Construction began in 1964,...

Date: 1914-02-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Luther Fairfield Crosby, Milwaukee carpenter.

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