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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Electric lights hang over the street. Signs read: "Ada National Bank" "Dr. Thompson...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Lake Park streetcar terminal. There is a streetcar in the station with engineers visible.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View from sidewalk of a fire ladder truck parked across the street near storefronts. In the left foreground an African American man is watching as fire fig...

Photograph

Sausage Display

Date: 1967-04-15 

Description: Richard Bublitz, William Mackowiak and Edward McPhetridge looking through a window at a sausage display in a delicatessen owned by Charles E. (Bud) Gillett...

Date: 1905-06-08 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Free Press building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Broadway (built as Northwestern Mutual's home office in 1870).

Date: 1947 

Description: Man operates an International I-4 tractor while another man loads lumber onto the trailer at the Duke Lumber Company. Another man is standing under an open...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Boys walking in a Memorial Day parade, in front of the Women's Relief Corps with umbrellas.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Electric lights hang over the street. Business signs read: "J.H. Kreiling Tailor" "J...

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. National Avenue from about S. 6th Street, a parade marches down National Avenue with a crowd of people watching, and signs and flags on...

Photograph

Mary C. and Grandpa

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An elderly man stands in a room holding a small girl. Caption on negative reads, "Mary C. and Grandpa."

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: A boy sitting on a pony at an intersection. Across the street, a man in overalls stands outside of the restaurant. A large poster for the "Ringling Brother...

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Description: Band following a flag with Union High School embroidered on it, parading west on Main Street, followed by a group of women.

Photograph

Muller's Milk Truck

Date: 1934 

Description: A man carrying a crate of milk bottles and wearing a hat and overalls walks toward an International truck owned by Muller's Union Dairy. The truck is parke...

Date: 1885 

Description: A view of Bascom Hill including Bascom Hall, North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Woodman Astronomical Library from t...

Photograph

Men Pulling Carts

Date: 1897 after

Description: Men pushing and pulling two carts, one with a barrel, around a street corner.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View from under roof of Hood & Lyle's Furniture store of two police officers with batons standing near a parade of people, mostly African American, as they...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of a street corner. Commercial buildings are along the street on the left including D.W. Corning Groceries. A large group of people are on t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn carriage crosses the Mill Street Bridge while another carriage parks near the grain elevator.

Date: 1910 

Description: Wisconsin Central Railway locomotive #2035 and a work train on a track clean-up assignment. Locomotive #102 was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 18...

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