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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A scene from the Greendale Civilian Defense Rally. Mothers and children sit at a picnic table outside of the "Bendfelt House of Fine Ice Cream" stand opera...

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn Map of the Illinois Steel Co. Bay View Works in Milwaukee.

Date: 1917-06-30 

Description: Image of damaged ship on the Milwaukee River. The "Christopher Columbus" was a popular cruise vessel launched in 1893 and used to traverse the Great Lakes....

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Close-up of two participants, a man and a boy, in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. Both are looking at the photographer and the boy carries a...

Photograph

Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire boat is next to a dock with burning objects. Fire fighters on the boat are using high-powered hoses to put out a fire. Smoke and steam fill the bac...

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: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across what may be a metal roof towards a crowd of men looking at a collapsed structure of steel girders. The men are dressed in winter coats and hats...

Date: 1912 

Description: Theodore Roosevelt raising his hat amidst a crowd in Milwaukee. He is leaving a building heading toward a waiting car.

Photograph

Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters in a boat on the river are putting out a fire in a large building. Water sprays from fire hoses from two directions with smoke obscuring the...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated exterior view of the water purification plant. A group of men are working on the front lawn of the plant.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two ships at the end of the canal, several buildings, a small lumberyard, and snow. Three other ships are visible down the canal.

Date:  

Description: Front end of a streetcar on a Milwaukee street. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. O...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across railroads tracks towards men walking around and examining a large industrial structure that has collapsed over a coal pile.

Date: 1963 

Description: An International CO-192 truck leads a 25-piece circus parade through downtown streets. The parade originated at Circus World Museum in Baraboo. Additional...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from across street of the Milwaukee County Court House, with automobiles, a fire hydrant, and a woman walking across the street.

Photograph

Temple Emanuel #819

Date:  date unknown

Description: Reform Temple Emanu-El at the corner of Broadway and Martin Street.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Looking west from S. 73rd Street at the Capitol Theatre and surrounding commercial buildings along W. Greenfield Avenue. Automobiles are parked on both sid...

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