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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Pabst Brewery shipping yard showing several teams of horses hitched to wagons loaded with barrels of beer. A man holds the reins of ea...

Date: 1917 

Description: License from the City of Milwaukee granting Arthur Gerth permission to sell alcohol at 1222 12th Street.

Date: 1963 

Description: Group of people, probably including NAACP Youth Council members, picketing outside Marc's Big Boy restaurant. Lloyd Barbee is second from the left.


Wrestling Contest

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of bystanders gathered in front of the tent of Jimmy Demetral's Wrestling Arena on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, as male w...


Church on Fire

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.

Date: 1956-09-25 

Description: A man and two women with piles of paper tickets being sorted for the upcoming theater season at the Fred Miller theater.

Date: 1912-10 

Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view of a large factory room with workers and parts at Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1965-03 

Description: The caption with this photograph reads: "Dr. Walter Peterson (right), professor of history at Lawrence University, Appleton, with F. Gerald Ham, Wisconsin...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Northeast corner of the intersection, future site of the Stephenson Building. A cigar store stands on the corner, with a harness store on the left, and mo...


Circus Parade

Date: 1963-06 

Description: A Sauk County traffic police vehicle leads a line of circus wagons through past two church buildings during a parade originating at Circus World Museum in...


Elmer the Bull

Date: 1951 

Description: Elmer, "husband" of Elsie the Cow, advertising mascot of the Borden Company, is shown with a young woman as he was being readied for participation as one o...

Date: 1935 

Description: The Fruits and Flowers Building at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: First floor of a two-story house that is in the middle of being constructed. Other duplexes and houses are visible in the background.

Date: 1961 

Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory worker operates a machine suspended from the ceiling on a line of cream separators at Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1946-08 

Description: Fairgoers examine exhibits about meat, "Man's Favorite Food," sponsored by the National Livestock and Meat Board at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1954-03-25 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves player Joe Adcock fields a ball during spring training.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hospital Buildings. Designed in 1879 by H.C. Koch, a local architect, the hospital plans were based upon the "pavilion system" then popular in certain part...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Postcard reproduction of an exterior view of Milwaukee City Hall.

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