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"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing for the building with plan for expansion in lower left corner. Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Pedestrians and...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

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Stock Fair

Date: 1915 

Description: Elevated view of the monthly Stock Fair. The roof of a building is in the left foreground. Horse-drawn wagons line the street, and there is a large buildin...

Date: 1924-01-14 ca.

Description: Caswell Block commercial district at the northwest corner of W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Plankinton Avenue. Pedestrians on the sidewalks and streets, among...

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"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A Coca-Cola vending machine is on the right, near a table with a scale and boxes of fruit, under an awning. On the left is a car near the curb.

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City Hall

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view. Sign on front of City Hall says, "Help Prevent Fires," and the Henry Bergh statue and fountain is in front of the building. Severa...

Date:  

Description: Front view of apartment building located at 920 N. 15th Street. Caption on the negative reads, "Looking East at 920 N. 15th Street."

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Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn map of a portion of Milwaukee, including St. Clair and Bishop and Potter Avenues. There is an inset for the South Side Wood Working Co.

Date: 1913-04-28 ca.

Description: Looking southeast from the roof of the Germania Building, N. Plankinton Avenue and W. Wells Street. Automobiles are parked along the curb, and pedestrians...

Date: 1922 

Description: This photograph from the Wisconsin Highway Commission records is unidentified, but a few internal details helps to understand the content. The Wisconsin li...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of factory with a streetcar and parked cars in the background. Streetcar wires crisscross overhead, and in the foreground on the right are a group...

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"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A two-door sedan is parked in front of the market, near a large sign.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.

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City Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Wells Street Bridge occupies the bottom center of the image, with City Hall in the center background. Three men are walking on the bridge.

Date: 1916 before

Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."

Date: 1967-08-12 

Description: A smiling Governor Knowles surveys the Wisconsin State Fairground from the top of the giant Ferris Wheel on the fair's midway. He spent the day at the Stat...

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Sheridan Apartments

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Description: Front view of Sheridan Apartments. Caption on negative reads, "Looking South at Sheridan Apts. 2435 W. Wisconsin Ave."

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