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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building, taken from an elevated vantage point. The structure has a set of...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Merrill Hall; front walk at entrance. A horse and carriage are parked at the entrance. Vines are growing up the side of the building on the right.

Date: 1925-09-15 ca.

Description: Automobile parked in front of large elm tree at the corner of N. 3rd and W. Center Streets.

Photograph

Mailman

Date: 1981-07-11 

Description: A male mail carrier takes a break sitting in a mailbox on the sidewalk in a neighborhood.

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Date: 1937-06-01 

Description: Elevated view of a man filling a bucket with coal from a dispenser on the back of an International truck owned by Northwest Side Coal Company. The text on...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is at a podium speaking to a crowd of people, some of whom are standing behind a street barricade. She is wearing a dress. In the bottom right...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the road.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.

Photograph

Mud Pies

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Description: Two children making mud pies in the dirt in the space between the street and sidewalk. They are dressed in warm clothes and hats. In the background a man i...

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: Elevated view of alley between houses in a neighborhood from railroad embankment. An elevated bridge is just visible in the far background. Text at foot of...

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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...

Date:  ca.

Description: Group portrait of neighborhood children and adults gathered on a street in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point that is being re-paved. Many...

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Description: Letterhead of the Ambrosia Chocolate Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of chocolate confectionery and cocoa, with an elevated view of the comp...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home, 1130 Grand Avenue. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lion House" a...

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips and Bernice Lindsay helping lift the Lindsay Street sign to be installed. Phillips is wearing a dress and is in front of Lindsay, who is weari...

Photograph

Skateboarding

Date: 1977-10-10 

Description: View down sidewalk of a skateboarder doing a handstand on a skateboard. Pedestrians are watching from the left.

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