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Description: Bracken Brae, country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.
Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Hattie Taylor and daughter Tannisse walk under a Milwaukee park culvert.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: John Hahn is leaning on a motorized moving van in the S. 6th Street neighborhood of Walker's Point. At the steering wheel is a man, with another seated nex...
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Residential street with three boys playing “soldier”.
Description: A tractor outfitted with a rotating brush device clears snow from a fenced-in ice rink with overhead lights.
Description: The exterior of a one-story building, the headquarters of the 'Billiken Club.'
Description: Fountain in center, with trees along the border of the small square. A man sits on a bench and children are on the left. The courthouse is visible in the b...
Description: A group of men standing next to an outdoor bar raise mugs of beer at a Civilian Defense Rally. There is a tent and dwellings in the background.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View up residential street with newly constructed houses, young trees and lampposts. Men in suits and hats walk along the sidewalk. A speed limit sign is v...
Description: Retaining wall and houses from back alley.
Description: "While in Milwaukee, we visit American Serb Memorial Hall at 5101 Oklahoma Avenue. This is a very famous place for fish fries." Shirley Widmer is pictured.
Date: 1905 after
Description: Women placing floral garlands on a monument to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich von Schiller. The women are wearing decorative hats.
Description: Elevated view of the monthly Stock Fair. The roof of a building is in the left foreground. Horse-drawn wagons line the street, and there is a large buildin...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View from water of boats docked near houses on Jones Island. To the right two flags are strung up flagpoles near a building with a covered porch, perhaps a...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Two freshly built two-story houses in a clearing with trees. Both have small, covered back patios. There are no driveways or shrubbery in place yet.
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...
Description: A group of boys "following their leader in search of adventure" in the street. The boys are barefoot and are wearing hats. In the background are a storefro...
Description: Two boys sitting on the railroad tracks under a train. The boy on the left is looking back over his shoulder and is wearing a straw hat with a small Americ...
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