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Date: 1937 

Description: Elevated view of two International D-60 trucks owned by the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company parked near a yard with piles of coal. A large structure towerin...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Group of people decorating the Garden Queen float for a Fourth of July parade near a large garage. The float reads "Greendale-The Garden City," "Pop. 2800"...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1946-03 

Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...

Date: 1969 

Description: Picketers in front of Kroger supermarket in Milwaukee carrying United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO signs that read, "Boycott Grapes" to support the grape boyc...

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Photograph

Rainy Day Traffic

Date: 1941 before

Description: Automobile traffic, with a street railroad car in the background, on a rainy day.

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Description: A group of boys gathered around a telephone pole on a street corner, captioned: "Inquisitiveness: Getting an Electric Shock." A boy on the left has some ki...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Statue with City Hall behind. Building has large neon letters that say "Be Kind to Animals Week". Monument is a memorial by John H. Mahoney to Henry Bergh,...

Date: 1950-05 

Description: A commuter train of the Milwaukee, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad, with the tower of Milwaukee's Union Station in the background. The Milwaukee, North Sh...

Date: 1942-08-15 

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: 1944-07-04 

Description: Five girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a row and each of the girls has a num...

Date: 1946-12 

Description: Members of the United Automobile Workers union, Local 75, line up outside the local's headquarters, 308 E. Center Street, to vote on delegates to the union...

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: View from street of man carrying ice out of the rear bumper of an International D-300 truck owned by the Wisconsin Ice & Coal Company. The text on the truc...

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Description: A group of boys take a boxing stance near two men standing on a street corner, in front of a building that has "Milwaukee Beer" painted on it.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing a hat and eyeglasses on a raised platform sits holding a microphone. There is a girl standing behind him, and children and adults are around...

Date: 1987-07-20 

Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of entrance to National Park on a city block. A road passes by a grove of evergreen trees lined up along the sidewalk, while two men work nea...

Photograph

Salesman at Fair

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A large crowd has gathered to hear a carnival barker sell bottles of something at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Cure-all-pills? Snake-oils? No sign...

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