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Timothy A. Chapman

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Bar Exam: A Gentleman’s Club for 134 Years
Bar Exam

A Gentleman’s Club for 134 Years

Downtown's Milwaukee Club, founded 1884, is the oldest and most exclusive bar in town.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Fire Fighters in Dress Suits, 1880
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Fire Fighters in Dress Suits, 1880

A classic photo of workmen at Firehouse No. 1, looking like dudes about town.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Chapman’s Biggest Department Store
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Chapman’s Biggest Department Store

The third Chapman's store was built in 1885 and would remain in business nearly a century.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Chapman’s Second Store, 1870s
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Chapman’s Second Store, 1870s

Located on E. Wisconsin and Milwaukee St., it was the city's premier department store, easily withstanding the Panic of 1873.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: T. A. Chapman Late 1860s
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

T. A. Chapman Late 1860s

Long before Gimbel's and Boston Store, T.A. Chapman was the city's department store. This is its first location.