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Lake Park

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Concrete footbridge. A building with a red roof is on the far right. Beyond the bridge is the lake. The rest of the image is filled with vegetation.

Photograph

Checking the Oil

Date: 1956 

Description: Woman in polka dot dress looks on as a service station worker checks the oil in her car.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to the east. The road is lined with automobiles, and cable car tracks are on the snow-covered street. A sign for Gimbel's is on t...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Two women walking in the snow on Wisconsin Avenue at Ninth Street.

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...

Date: 1909-12-07 

Description: The Main Hall of the Milwaukee Auditorium. Set for the Charity Ball with many flower arrangements and seats.

Date: 1974 ca.

Description: Two men applying systemic fungicide to an American Elm on a residential street through a gravity-feed.

Date: 1935-12-26 

Description: Worker on an International I-30 industrial tractor used for "spotting" freight cars around the Miller Brewing Company. Two refrigerated rail cars are parke...

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Jeremiah Curtin house located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in the mid-1830s by Irish immigrants Davi...

Date: 1900 

Description: Long wooden pier with people fishing along the pier. Three males with their fishing poles and buckets are walking toward the viewer. A person next to a b...

Date: 1918-05-08 ca.

Description: The southeast corner of West Wisconsin Avenue and North 3rd Street. The Majestic Building is in the center while the Schlitz Hotel is on the left.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View looking up Wisconsin Avenue from the bridge. Many pedestrians, streetcars, and horse-drawn vehicles are visible.

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...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue, looking east from Court of Honor.

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...

Date: 1914-07-19 ca.

Description: Individuals boating in the Kosciusko Park lagoon with onlookers sitting on the bank. Caption on glass plate reads, "Boating, Kosciusko Park".

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the New Auditorium. Road in front has three cars, several horse-drawn carriages, and several people.

Date: 1906 

Description: Five railroad employees pose on Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine no. 1223 at the Chestnut Street yard. Left to right are yardman Jack Meyer, ya...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Flag pole with limestone carving of women and men by Alonzo Hauser, who was appointed by the Farm Security Administration, at its base. The sculpture was b...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wooded drive with fall colors.

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