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Description: A street cleaner sweeps the tracks in a residential neighborhood, as the streetcar and its operator and passengers wait. Original Falk caption reads, "Phot...
Description: Bruce Foote sings the National Anthem (note salutes and hands on hearts) at a Marquette University convocation ceremony honoring General Douglas MacArthur....
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...
Date: 1915-07-24 ca.
Description: Storefront of the Philip Gross Hardware Company on the east side of N. Third Street, north of W. Wells Street. Grassler and Gezelschap is next door on the...
Date: 1941 before
Description: Automobile traffic, with a street railroad car in the background, on a rainy day.
Date: 1914-02-27 ca.
Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...
Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...
Description: Exterior of building just prior to demolition. At the time, the building was occupied by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Three and one-half story...
Description: Cawker Building and surrounding commercial district at the northeast corner of N. Plankinton and W. Wells Streets.
Description: Looking west on W. Wells Street from N. 16th Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street and a large billboard advertising in the left fore...
Date: date unknown
Description: Jackson Street. On top of the building is a sign that reads "Orphan Asylum".
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.
Description: Design in shades of red for 3 cent Wisconsin Centennial postage stamp with farming and industry theme.
Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The green and white label features the words, "Wisdom Prescribes 'Elim'" around the i...
Description: Elevated view of boats and sailing ships along port.
Date: 1910-08-27 ca.
Description: Looking south on the 16th Street viaduct over Menominee Valley from about Clybourn Street. Surrounding industrial area and neighborhoods are visible in add...
Description: Five girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a row and each of the girls has a num...
Date: 1913-08-23 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking east from W. Wells street across the Milwaukee River. The E. Wells power plant (with arrow), Pabst Theater, and City Hall are on the...
Description: The northwest corner of N. Water and E. Clybourn Street, featuring A. Dahlman and Co., wholesale grocers.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: View from street of the Milwaukee Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway station.
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