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Unloading Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man unloads coal from a boat by walking a wheelbarrow across wooden platforms raised on scaffolds. In the background a man stands with an empty wheelbarr...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Photograph

Fred Miller Theatre

Date: 1965 before

Description: Nighttime view of theater entrance. Doorway has a fabric overhang with the theatre name printed on each side. Posters for Robert Lewis and Tom Daily flan...

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Grand Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.

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Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...

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Description: Elevated exterior view from across a street of the Golden Guernsey Dairy. Trucks are visible in open garages.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three people in costume behind a table. There is a man wearing a false beard a hat, holding a jug with three x's on it, a woman wearing a polka-dot blouse...

Date: 1924 

Description: The smoke stack is several inches out of plumb, which was the reason the photographer took the photograph. Located on a waterfront.

Photograph

Milwaukee Homes

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Detail view along front porches of frame residences.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of African American children drinking from water fountains, or bubblers as they are frequently known in Milwaukee, at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances near a man wearing a tie on the announcer's platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microphone is visible, and in the b...

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Description: Children playing on the playground at the State Fair. The children form lines to climb up the two tall ladders to slide down a pole. Several children are n...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.

Date: 1937-03-27 

Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.

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Boy Playing Tennis

Date:  

Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.

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Industrial Plants

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Buildings and smokestacks along a riverfront. Sky darkened by the smoke.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view over trees of village. In the background is a water tower on a hill with trees.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 1340, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Works foremen and supervisors posing in front of a "high-speed, modernized gun carriage." At the right is Superintendent V.A. Guebard, and next t...

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