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City Hall

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Front of City Hall, taken from a rooftop. Streets, cars, statue and fountain are visible. Sign on Hall says "Welcome."

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: Iceman delivering a block of ice from an International D-300 streamlined truck to an office building in downtown Milwaukee. The man worked for the Wisconsi...

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

Date: 1957-08-27 

Description: William Proxmire, his wife, Ellen (to Proxmire's right), and his supporters celebrate his victory in the special election to fill the Senate seat vacated u...

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Downtown River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down street of St. Josephat's Basilica and the surrounding streets.

Date: 1950 

Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...

Date: 1911 

Description: Milwaukee Works factory building which housed a six-story machine shop. Scaffolding runs the length of the right side of the building. The photograph was t...

Date: 1908 

Description: Group of well-dressed men and women posed outdoors in a line, probably on a street in Milwaukee. Possibly a group of convention delegates, since all are we...

Photograph

Summer Construction

Date: 1958-08-17 

Description: Building for a new “supermarket” food and household necessities store, under construction on the outskirts of the Milwaukee area. In the background is a ba...

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: Side view of a car parked at curb decorated to participate in the May Day parade. The car has two large megaphones mounted on top and a banner that reads,...

Photograph

Civil War Memorial

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Court of Honor, in front of the Public Library. View from below of the statue "The Victorious Charge" with four figures.

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Inland River Barge

Date: 1972-09-14 

Description: Elevated view of an inland river barge that was purchased by Electro-Motive and used by Wisconsin Barge Lines. Original Falk caption reads, "4.074:1 twin s...

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National Anthem

Date: 1983-10 

Description: "With 15,331 fans looking on at the Milwaukee Brewers last home game of the season at County Stadium, Carl 'Bear' Bandle belts out our national anthem."

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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: 1902 ca.

Description: Lydia Willms (b. 1896), center, with her twin sisters Emma (1893-1974) and Marge (1893-1973) holding their dolls standing outside a building, probably thei...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking north from the foot of Milwaukee's main thoroughfare, Wisconsin Avenue. Lincoln Memorial Drive winds its way along the lagoon in Juneau...

Date: 1958-05-16 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette and unidentified woman, probably taken during spring training 1958. Burdette is wearing silly eyeglasses.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: 1100 block of South Sixteenth Street with storefronts and automobile traffic. Cable car tracks run down the middle of the street.

Date: 1915 

Description: Exterior view of the bar owned by Rudolph Steinbacher at the corner of 16th Street and St. Paul Avenue. A large sign for Schlitz beer is painted on the wa...

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