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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.
Date: date unknown
Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.
Description: The Wisconsin Worker's Alliance May Day parade float. The float has three workers on it with tools and signs read "Roosevelt's Recovery Program: Never More...
Description: A road crew repairs a street.
Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Building from across the river, with construction workers working nearby. Signs for the Boston Store and Diamond tires are on the roof, as well as lettered...
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...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Street cleaner cleaning a street. A man and boy stand on the opposite sidewalk watching. Another street cleaner is on the left. Perhaps in Milwaukee.
Description: Elevated view over rooftops, looking southwest from North 4th and West Cherry Streets toward the central YMCA building.
Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.
Description: Side view of a car parked at curb decorated to participate in the May Day parade. The car has two large megaphones mounted on top and a banner that reads,...
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: A Milwaukee billboard advertising a lecture by Earl Browder, general secretary of the Communist Party-USA. The sign reads "Win the War Rally! Earl Browder,...
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...
Description: Looking down Wells Street from the first Wisconsin National Bank Building. Commerce office on lower left.
Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.
Date: 1919-09-12 ca.
Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...
Description: Overlooking the Chicago and North Western railroad depot from Juneau Park bluff. Caption on glass plate reads, "Extention [sic] of Juneau Park, showing run...
Description: A mother reads stories on her front steps to children from around the block.
Description: A portrait of eight young boys posed standing and sitting on the side of a street. Four of the boys wear caps, and along the street in the background are h...
Description: Exterior of a three-story mansion with a large yard.
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