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Photograph

Courthouse Square

Date: 1916-09-24 ca.

Description: Courthouse (now Cathedral) Square, looking northeast from N. Jefferson and E. Wells Street. People can be seen sitting on benches in the park with the cour...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Divided highway is South Chase Avenue between West Lincoln Avenue (2300) and East Oklahoma Avenue (3100).

Photograph

Test of a Prototype

Date: 1961-11-08 

Description: A prototype being tested in the research test lab of the Falk Corporation. Original Falk caption reads, "Temperature lube test, 8RT3 Prototype. Set up of l...

Date: 1968-08-14 

Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Snoopy is the dog belonging to Charlie Brown, a character in...

Date: 1970 

Description: 802 North Jackson Street, with street signs on left. Cars are parked along both sides of the street and in front of the cathedral near Courthouse Square (n...

Date: 1938 

Description: Diesel engine assembly line at Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View from Wisconsin river looking east. The Pabst Building is on the northwest corner of N. Water Street and E. Wisconsin Avenue with the Mack building to...

Date: 1958-03-29 

Description: A young boy rings a locomotive bell. Other artifacts of locomotive history are on the table before him with members of the Milwaukee chapter of the Nationa...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...

Postcard

Union Depot

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Union Depot with clock tower. Railroad station on left side, with clock tower. Park area on right. Horse-drawn vehicles are near the entrance.The card is p...

Date: 1912-11-17 ca.

Description: Menomonee Valley railroad yard looking northeast to 6th Street viaduct. The George Schulz box factory was on N. 5th Street and W. Clybourn Street.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Popular bathing beaches like this one on Lake Michigan offered relief from the heat as well as the opportunity to be seen in the latest fashions of the 191...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...

Date: 1958 

Description: Designed by Maynard Meyer, architect. The one-story building has a mural near the entrance, and a pierced wall on the other. To the right is a restaurant,...

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of the outfield view at Miller Park Stadium.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Located in Juneau Park, the statue is on the right, on the edge of a steep hill. The hillside is lined with paths, and ends next to several railroad track...

Date: 1938 

Description: Aerial view of rivers, with Lake Michigan in upper right, train yards, and highway in lower left.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking northeast from the Wells Building showing the St. Johns Cathedral, the Masonic Temple and the Emanuel Church, among other buildings.

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