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Description: Milwaukee Street from Mason.

Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Lincoln Memorial Bridge and plaza area. Lake Michigan is in the background, railroad tracks are below the bridge. Trees and grass surrou...

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: Iceman delivering a block of ice from an International D-300 streamlined truck to an office building in downtown Milwaukee. The man worked for the Wisconsi...

Date: 1836 

Description: This hand-colored manuscript map shows the township and section grid in southeastern Wisconsin, covering the area west to Sugar River and Four Lakes region...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...

Date: 1954 before

Description: Exterior view of 1444 Prospect Avenue in winter.

Date: 1897 

Description: Two maps that show cemeteries, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, roads, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. One map has wards...

Date: 1902-05-16 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Public Library building (Central Library) at W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 9th Street.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Close-up of two participants, a man and a boy, in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. Both are looking at the photographer and the boy carries a...

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Description: Design in shades of red for 3 cent Wisconsin Centennial postage stamp with farming and industry theme.

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Description: Group of people on steps in front of unknown building in Milwaukee. A car is parked on the street.

Date: 1969 

Description: A sign on the roof of a car that says, "Grapes = Poverty" supporting the United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO grape boycott. The car is parked on a street in f...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Group of cameramen waiting at train station, with American flags set up in the background.

Date: 1912-09-01 

Description: Theodore Roosevelt in front of the Deutscher Club. The club later became the Wisconsin Club.

Photograph

FDR in Milwaukee

Date: 1932-10-01 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.

Postcard

Union Depot

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Union Depot with clock tower. Railroad station on left side, with clock tower. Park area on right. Horse-drawn vehicles are near the entrance.The card is p...

Date: ????-08-31 date unknown

Description: A mason at work puts mortar on a brick.

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