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Deep Freeze

Date:  date unknown

Description: Icicles and a layer of frosty ice cover parked cars.

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Gary Kolb Scores

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of home plate umpire, Chris Pelekoudas, watching as Milwaukee Braves outfielder Gary Kolb slides into home ahead of the tag from Pirates catc...

Date: 1961 

Description: The operators of the mobile unit of WMVS-TV, a community station out of Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools, film an interview with Roy Rogers and Dale...

Photograph

Sidewalk with Snow

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. A residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence, with a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh in the distance. A...

Date: 1897 after

Description: A group of men carrying lunch boxes are walking away from a steam engine train, which is near another train and power lines.

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...

Postcard

522 First Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: View from street of three people standing in front of a small house. There is a small Oeil-de-boeuf window in the upper story. The windows have shutters an...

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Description: Men, women and children soak up the sun on the beach of a lake (probably Lake Michigan). The children are digging in the sand and there are ships in the di...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Two-wheeled show cart with pair of white show horses in tandem hitch, being driven, probably along Lake Michigan.

Photograph

Butterfly Theater

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view at night of the Butterfly Theater, 212 West Wisconsin Avenue, from the street. Early advertisements proclaimed it to be "Milwaukee's movie pa...

Photograph

I Like Ike

Date: 1956-11-10 

Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.

Date: 1911 

Description: Two men pose on a water tank on top of Building #43 at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory, while another man hoists building materials from...

Photograph

Man in Snowstorm

Date:  date unknown

Description: From a doorway framing the image, a man can be seen waving while standing in a yard during a snowstorm. Behind him an automobile is parked in a garage.

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of Henry 'Hank' Aaron tipping his cap to the fans during the Braves' final game of the 1964 season.

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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...

Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...

Photograph

Packinghouse Strike

Date: 1962-04 

Description: Four members of Milwaukee Local 248 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America on strike against the Monarch company. The UPWA had a long history of org...

Photograph

Lakefront Walkway

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Visitors of Milwaukee's sixth annual Midsummer Festival. Men and women walk on the lakefront walkways.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Workers relaxing outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. One group is crowded around a stage listening to a band while others are playing baseba...

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