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    • Lucia and Erich Stern Collection, 1859-1985

    • Artists.; Artists, American --Wisconsin; Lawyers -- Wisconsin.; Milwaukee (Wis.); Milwaukee (Wis.) History.; Stern, Erich C. (Erich Cramer), 1879-1969; Stern, Lucia K. (Lucia Karker), 1895-1987
    • Milwaukee Public Library Local History Manuscript Collections Mss 348, Page 1 of 17 Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Department • Milwaukee Public Library • 814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 • (414) 286-3061 Lucia and Erich Stern Collection,...
    • Remember When...the Llewellyn Library was new?

    • Milwaukee Public Library (Milwaukee, Wis.); Henry Llewellyn Branch Library; Bay View Library; Public libraries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Library buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Fashion; Tricycles
    • The Llewellyn Library was the first neighborhood library in the Milwaukee Public Library system. It came into existence in 1887 as the "Bay View Branch," when the former suburb of Bay View was incorporated into the city as the 17th ward. The...
    • The Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, 1989

    • Businessmen -- Wisconsin; Judges -- Wisconsin; Railroads – Wisconsin; Real property –Wisconsin; Milwaukee & Watertown Plank Road Company; Manitowoc County (Wis.); Hathaway, Joshua, 1810-1863; Hathaway, John L., 1830-1891; Milwaukee (Wis.);...
    • Milwaukee Public Library Local History Manuscript Collections Mss 003, Page 1 of 8 Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Department • Milwaukee Public Library • 814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 • (414) 286-3061 Joshua Hathaway and John L. Hathaway...
    • Joshua Hathaway and John L. Hathaway Papers, 1833-1871

    • Businessmen -- Wisconsin; Judges -- Wisconsin; Railroads – Wisconsin; Real property --Wisconsin; Milwaukee & Watertown Plank Road Company; Manitowoc County (Wis.); Hathaway, Joshua, 1810-1863; Hathaway, John L., 1830-1891; Milwaukee (Wis.);...
    • Milwaukee Public Library Local History Manuscript Collections Mss 003, Page 1 of 8 Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Department • Milwaukee Public Library • 814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 • (414) 286-3061 Joshua Hathaway and John L. Hathaway...
    • Remember When...the library celebrated its 75th birthday?

    • Milwaukee Public Library (Milwaukee, Wis.); Library buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee Public Library -- Anniversaries, etc.; Antross, Richard; Firtzlaff, Robert; Laux, Peter; Tenney, William; Ziemendorf, Robert; Horse-drawn vehicles;...
    • A living tableau depicting the past and present of the Milwaukee Public Library was presented in front of the Central Library on March 11, 1953, as part of the city's official observance of Library Day. Not visible in this picture but on hand to...
    • Remember When...the library was at 4th and Grand?

    • Plankinton Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Espenhaim Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Fourth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Grand Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Library Block (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee Public Library (Milwaukee,...
    • For the 18 years between 1880 and 1898, Milwaukeeans went to the second floor of this building, variously known as Library block, the Plankinton building or the Espenhain building, to enjoy the city's public library. The library was established in...
    • Remember When...this building served as the South Side Library?

    • Madison Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee Public Library. South Side Library; Libraries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Library buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Public libraries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles; Inner City Development...
    • This substantial building at 931 W. Madison St. was the South Side Library from 1910 until 1966, when the new Forest Home Library opened at 1432 W. Forest Home Ave. Known variously as the South Division Library, the South Side Library and the...
    • Remember When...a fire station became the Center Street Library?

    • Center Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Public libraries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Library buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee Public Library. Center Street Library.; Fire stations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Libraries -- Wisconsin --...
    • The Center Street Library moved from its building at 2620 W. Center St. May 26 after more than 50 years to a new $1.8-million structure a block away. This picture was taken about the time the old library opened in the fall of 1928. A movie house...
    • Henry L. Norton Papers, 1907 - 1975

    • Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- History; Journalists -- Wisconsin; Milwaukee Journal; Milwaukee Journal -- History; Trucks -- Wisconsin -- History; Milwaukee (Wis.); Milwaukee (Wis.) History
    • Milwaukee Public Library Local History Manuscript Collections Mss # 119 Page 1 of 5 Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Department • Milwaukee Public Library • 814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 • (414) 286-3061 Henry L. Norton Papers, 1907 –...
    • Shakespeare Study Records, 1961 - 1963

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Anniversaries, etc.; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Outlines, Syllabi, etc.; Milwaukee Public Library -- History.; Milwaukee (Wis.); Milwaukee (Wis.) History
    • Milwaukee Public Library Local History Manuscript Collections Mss # 116 Page 1 of 2 Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Department • Milwaukee Public Library • 814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 • (414) 286-3061 Shakespeare Study Records, 1961 -...
    • Comstock Family Papers, 1835 - 1964

    • Agricultural machinery industry -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee.; Businessmen -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee.; Celery industry -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee.; Comstock family; Comstock, Amy, 1886-1944.; Comstock, Cicero, 1817-1871.; Comstock, Enos B. (Enos...
    • Milwaukee Public Library Local History Manuscript Collections Mss # 007 Page 1 of 7 Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Department • http://www.mpl.org/ • 814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 • (414) 286-3061 Comstock Family Papers, 1835 - 1964 Local...
    • Remember When...groundbreaking was held for the library addition?

    • Libraries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Public libraries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Library buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Crowds; Time capsules; Milwaukee Public Library (Milwaukee, Wis.)
    • There's more than one way to break ground. You can turn a spadeful of dirt or you can dig a hole and sink a capsule. The latter was the way the $3.5 million addition to the Central Library building in Downtown Milwaukee was launched on June 10,...
    • Remember When...Milwaukee had a Lincoln Library?

    • Milwaukee Public Library. Lincoln Library; Libraries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Public libraries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Library buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Eighth Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Thirteenth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.)
    • The Lincoln Library branch of the Milwaukee Public Library was opened in 1924 at what was then 985 Eighth Ave., largely to serve the working class Polish people who settled in the area. The entire book collection was upstairs, over the barbershop...
    • Arna Bontemps Papers, 1902 - 1973

    • Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973; Milwaukee Public Library -- History.; Authors, American; Librarians; Harlem Renaissance.; Milwaukee (Wis.); Milwaukee (Wis.) History
    • Milwaukee Public Library Local History Manuscript Collections Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Department • Milwaukee Public Library • 814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 • (414) 286-3061 Mss # 120, page 1 of 2 Arna Bontemps Papers, 1902 -...
    • Howard Mumford Jones Correspondence, 1963

    • Jones, Howard Mumford, 1892-1980; Authors, American; National Library Week -- United States; Milwaukee Public Library -- History.; Milwaukee (Wis.) History.; Milwaukee (Wis.)
    • Milwaukee Public Library Local History Manuscript Collections Mss # 126 Page 1 of 2 Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Department • http://www.mpl.org/ • 814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 • (414) 286-3061 Howard Mumford Jones Correspondence,...

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