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Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine is parked on the street. A group of people are looking up toward a building where a rope is coming down f...

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Five Fire Fighters

Date: 1931 before

Description: A small group of four fighters and one of their bosses stands amid burned remnants from a fire. One man is holding a fire hose that is spraying water. Wate...

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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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Cars on Racetrack

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Early twentieth-century race cars lined up for the beginning of a race. The grandstand on the left is filled with spectators, with heavy smoke in the backg...

Date: 1914 after

Description: View across water of a motorboat with four men going upstream. There is a bicycle in the motorboat. The shoreline in the background has industrial building...

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Snowy Traffic Jam

Date: 1967-02-02 

Description: Winter scene of a snowstorm that hit Milwaukee just at rush hour creating a traffic headache for homebound commuters (seen here at Wisconsin and Milwaukee...

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Grand Prix

Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: Teddy Tetzlaff drives the Fiat #33 across the finish line. The stands are covered in advertisements. The track later became Burleigh Street going east.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group portrait of George, Louise, and Milton, their son, standing in front of a fence. They are traveling with one suitcase and a full handbag. All three a...

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Vel Phillips at Bat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips grips the bat and ducks as the ball is pitched at a baseball game. The catcher is on the right. Chain link fencing, a bicycle and a residentia...

Date: 1957-04-21 

Description: An industrious family cleans their motorboat which is parked in the driveway.

Date: 2010-02-12 

Description: "This is the famous Milwaukee Ale House located at 233 N Water Street. Standing in front are Ethan A Casper and Parker Hren. This is the first time we have...

Date: 1935 after

Description: Down the road and across the bridge from the theatre. Iron work on the bridge obstructs the view of the theatre. Cars are crossing the bridge, and pedestri...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Davidson Theatre and Hotal at 135-137 Third Street. Signs for advertisements identify the buildings that are visible. Carriages and people are on the road...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the top of the Pabst Building down East Wisconsin Avenue all the way to Milwaukee Bay and out to the horizon of Lake Michigan. One of th...

Date: 1946 

Description: International I-4 industrial tractor with crane owned by the Milwaukee Waterworks. Original caption reads: "The city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, purchased thi...

Date: 1886-09-21 

Description: Twenty-seven young men and George Brosius posing outdoors with sporting equipment. The young men are dressed in short sleeved shirts and pants (possibly an...

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Milwaukee Homes

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Detail view along front porches of frame residences.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women and children visit soldiers at Camp Harvey. A long building with other people on a long porch is in the background.

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Window Washer

Date: 1989-05-14 

Description: A man leans out a window to clean the outside glass.

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Card Game

Date: 1963-08-22 

Description: Group plays cards underneath the shady trees in Mitchell park.

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