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Highway Map, Milwaukee

Date: 1940 

Description: Shows Milwaukee and Waukesha counties, and parts of Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Jefferson, Walworth, and Racine counties. Includes indexes of "Cities, Town...

Date: 1906-08-30 

Description: A screw passenger excursion vessel or whaleback, the Christopher Columbus, passing through the Broadway Bridge.

Photograph

Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: E.T. Mix, architect. 1 Waverly Place, built 1872. Three-quarter view of the front and right side of the house. A sidewalk and trees are on the right, with...

Date: 1908-02 

Description: Exterior view of the Greene Memorial Library of Milwaukee-Downer College (now the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee). The image is part of a 14-page pamphl...

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view of dam with a bridge further up the river. Various buildings are along the shoreline and on top of the hill on the right.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two women sit in the cab of an International model "G" truck parked next to a curb. The bed of the truck holds baskets, and a shovel. Written on the side...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Statue located in Juneau Park. Figure has left hand to eyes looking to the right, with a horn in his right hand resting on his hip. He stands on top of a...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Family posed with Christmas tree in living room. Identified from left as Donna Taylor Adams, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, Ellen Taylor Higgins, and Fred Taylor...

Date: 1957-08-28 

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...

Date: 1913-09-25 ca.

Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from just north of W. North Avenue. On the right is the future Rosenberg's clothing store. Automobiles are parked at the cur...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1913-03-29 ca.

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue commercial district looking west from V. Van Buren Street. Landmarks left to right: Federal Building, Northwestern National Insurance...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View from street of a building being remodeled to accommodate two businesses: a drugstore on the ground floor and a postal sub-station on the second floor....

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mother and children on front porch. Identified as Fred Taylor in the baby carriage, Ellen Taylor Higgins, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and Donna Taylor Adams.

Date: 1969-07 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire hands his cards to constituents outside a Milwaukee grocery store.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of post office, with tower on left side. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk at the corner.

Date: 1935 

Description: Nighttime view. A small sign for the company is in a middle window on the first floor. The left entrance has a potted plant in the window.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior of auditorium with a large open dance floor, a stage in the center, and seats on the sides with balcony seating. Ceiling has a long window that h...

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...

Photograph

Downtown District

Date: 1914-05-23 ca.

Description: Looking north on N. Water Street from W. St. Paul Avenue. City Hall is visible in the left background.

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