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Photograph

Lumberyard

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Description: A lumberyard at about E. Lincoln Avenue and S. Burrell Street in Bay View, looking west to St. Josaphat's Basilica.

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view over rooftops looking towards Lake Michigan shoreline. Seaman's Furniture and Rooms building is surrounded by other commercial buildings. The...

Photograph

Bicycle Repair

Date: 1957-05-23 

Description: Three young men repair a bicycle.

Photograph

Sidewalk with Snow

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. A residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence, with a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh in the distance. A...

Photograph

Automobile Accident

Date: 1979-04-03 

Description: Emergency workers assist the passenger injured in an accident at North Sherman Boulevard and W. North Avenue. The automobile, which was driven by a ninete...

Postcard

Juneau Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Train station in the distance, with a man standing in the foreground on steps leading down to the lake, near a fenced-in pond. On the left are railroad tr...

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Description: A woman dressed for winter weather and seated in the back of a touring car, looks coyly at the photographer. She is surrounded by holiday gifts and package...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Journal Tour Club, a national automobile club, with a three-quarter view of the company building surrounded by scenes of a hote...

Photograph

Enola the Welder

Date: 1943-02 

Description: Enola O'Connell, the only woman welder at the Heil Company during World War II, working on gasoline trailer tanks. A 32-year-old widow and the mother of o...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Chief Thomas A. Clancy of the Milwaukee, Wis. Fire Department, with others, posed in an open touring car, as though for a parade.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two women sit in the cab of an International model "G" truck parked next to a curb. The bed of the truck holds baskets, and a shovel. Written on the side...

Date: 1937-04-06 

Description: An International D-2 pickup truck used by Hayek Pharmacy parked on a residential street. A man carrying a package is on the front walk of one of the houses...

Date: 1957-08-28 

Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...

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Description: Elevated view of buildings and traffic on West Water Street, with horse-drawn vehicles and streetcars in foreground.

Date: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

Date: 1938 

Description: Diesel engine assembly line at Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mother and children on front porch. Identified as Fred Taylor in the baby carriage, Ellen Taylor Higgins, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and Donna Taylor Adams.

Date: 1916-09-15 

Description: Panoramic view of train loaded with Chevrolet automobiles. Caption at top reads, "The largest shipment of automobiles ever unloaded in Milwaukee, sold and...

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