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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: 1905 ca.
Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...
Date: 1921-10-17 ca.
Description: Parkway Theater, 3417 W. Lisbon Avenue. Individuals are walking on sidewalk in front of the buildings.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a tugboat pulling a lake steamer on the Milwaukee River under an open drawbridge near the Electric Company.
Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...
Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...
Description: Three shirtless men sitting in what appears to be the interior of a ship. Two are practicing breathing through apparatuses connected to oxygen tanks.
Description: Mayor Vincent Totka of Cudahy and Mayor Charles Plotz of South Milwaukee pose for a photograph after greeting a CIO organized rally in South Milwaukee. A l...
Description: A man carrying a box exits the passenger side of an International D-2 panel truck used by the Singer Sewing Machine Company. The text on the box reads, "Si...
Description: Elevated view of street through a neighborhood from a railroad embankment. A truck and driver can be seen in the intersection. An elevated bridge is just v...
Description: Northwestern Line railroad accident. Railroad cars have fallen off the railroad tracks and the engine car is lying on its side. Both men and women are stan...
Description: Elevated exterior view of the water purification plant. A group of men are working on the front lawn of the plant.
Description: William Proxmire celebrates with his wife Ellen (to Proxmire's right), and a crowd of supporters in Milwaukee after his victory in a special election after...
Description: Panoramic group portrait of the State Bar Association of Wisconsin outside of the newly-built Pfister Hotel.
Date: 1912-07-11 ca.
Description: Looking east on E. Wisconsin Avenue from the west bank of the Milwaukee River. The Pabset Building is on the left.
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...
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Pabst Theater sign adorned with gilded harp.
Description: As a crowd of onlookers watch, Santa Claus alights from his special holiday helicopter with the help of an aide at Southgate Shopping Center.
Description: Men with several early twentieth-century race cars are parked along a city street. Numbers are painted on the front of the cars. One man stands on steps ne...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View of football field and bleachers from railroad embankment. In the foreground is rubble against a wooden fence. In the middle of the football field a nu...
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