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City Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View from inside arch of building looking out to City Hall. A street is visible below, with a parking lot full of cars, and several other buildings.

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Mud Pies

Date:  

Description: Two children making mud pies in the dirt in the space between the street and sidewalk. They are dressed in warm clothes and hats. In the background a man i...

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City Hall

Date: 1935 before

Description: Elevated view of front of City Hall. Several buildings and streets surround City Hall, with cars on all the roads. Snow is on top of the buildings and the...

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Description: A young girl on a city sidewalk with a St. Bernard that's wearing a sandwich board reading "Carl Zeidler For Mayor."

Date: 1940 before

Description: Formerly the home of Alexander Mitchell, at West Wisconsin Avenue and Tenth Street; in 1917 it became the Wisconsin Club. Entrance gate in the winter. Wr...

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A Stone Fight

Date:  

Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Fire fighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

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Building Entrance

Date: 1940 before

Description: Entrance to large home. Part of porch as well as side of house visible. Curved stairs lead up to the porch. Door flanked by columns with highly detailed c...

Date: 1901 

Description: Elevated view of scene at the corner of Grand (Avenue?) and West Water Street, now Plankinton and Wisconsin Avenues. Several streetcars are in the streets...

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Description: Webster Woodmansee's Rolls Royce Silver Ghost in Lake Park. He collected vintage cars and was the owner and publisher of the Daily Reporter, the sta...

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Cadillac

Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Cadillac sitting near Lake Michigan. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...

Date: 1968 

Description: Ernesto Chacon, a grape boycott organizer from Milwaukee, is wearing a jacket, sunglasses and a necklace around his neck. He is holding a United Farmworker...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The office of the Milwaukee County Airport.

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German Market

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

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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: 1942-09-19 

Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise secret visit to Milwaukee for a tour...

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Miller Hall

Date:  

Description: Miller Hall, a saloon recreation center in Milwaukee. In windows below the main entrance to the right are three signs advertising Palm Gardens. Another sig...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across the Milwaukee River, showing advertisements for the Riverside Printing House, Book and Job Printing, Spring Street Lager Beer Hall, and Hood an...

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Marine Gear Unit

Date: 1969-05-07 

Description: Marine gear unit ready to be shipped. This particular gear unit, a component of a Great Lakes Ore Carrier was purchased by General Motors-Electro Motive Di...

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