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Piggsville

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Small neighborhood of the city at the west end of the Menomonee River Valley. Overhead is the second Wisconsin Avenue Viaduct, demolished in 1992. Cars a...

Photograph

George D. Van Dyke

Date: 1936-12-11 

Description: Waist-up portrait of George D. Van Dyke, Milwaukee attorney.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: This map shows streets, railroads, parks, cemeteries, and a proposed harbor. The top margin includes an advertisement for Delco Motor Oil and the right mar...

Date: 1934 after

Description: A man is walking on the raised sidewalk in front of the building near a fence. On the windows is written "Lakehouse Lunch Room".

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Avenue at Sixth Street, looking east from near the front of the Milwaukee Public Library (left foreground). Taken at night; lighted clocks read 9...

Date: 1931 

Description: An aerial view of the Milwaukee Works grounds that includes numerous large factory buildings, railways and smaller office buildings.

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 6 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, and the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1971-10-20 

Description: Ian Underwood, Don Preston, Howard Kayland, Gail Zappa, and Frank Zappa discuss science around a backstage table at the Milwaukee Arena following a show by...

Photograph

Boy Scout Parade

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view. As part of Boy Scout Day at the Wisconsin State Fair, a contingent of scout flag bearers marches over the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge over the M...

Date: 1931 before

Description: Small clusters of fire fighters work to put out a fire with fire hoses, which are aimed high at a building covered in smoke.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map shows streets, railways, bus lines, railroads, roads, parks, cemeteries, Lake Michigan, and a proposed harbor. Also included is a legend and on th...

Date: 1957-09-30 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves outfielder John DeMerit works out at Milwaukee County Stadium in 1957. A rookie in 1957, DeMerit made one appearance in that year's Worl...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1910 before

Description: Postcard with image of hotel in the upper left corner. View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block w...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers and parts at Milwaukee Works.

Photograph

Race Relations '66

Date: 1966-09-25 

Description: Still from an episode of the WTMJ program "Human Rights," which was titled "Race Relations '66." Four people: Wesley L. Scott, executive director of the Mi...

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: 1956 after

Description: A monument to Milwaukeeans killed in the Second World War and the Korean Conflict. Night view, with building lit internally, with light coming out of large...

Photograph

Edward Phelps Allis

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Allis.

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 7 in a series of 12. The map shows streets and a railroad line.

Date: 1957-08-03 

Description: News portrait of Donald A. Buchanan of Minneapolis. Buchanan, then living at the Rescue Mission in Milwaukee, was overcome by gas while he was trying to re...

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