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Date: 1968-01-19 

Description: Protesters, members of the Milwaukee Americans for Freedom, demonstrate against presidential candidate Eugene McCarthy and in favor of the Vietnam war.

Date: 1897 

Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A river has overflown its banks and is flooding a road on a bridge. Some men are on the bridge are using sticks to move ice floes. Crowds of people are w...

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Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire boat is next to a dock with burning objects. Fire fighters on the boat are using high-powered hoses to put out a fire. Smoke and steam fill the bac...

Date: 1918-10-06 ca.

Description: Crowd gathering in Kosciusko Park to celebrate the first anniversary of the formation of the Polish Army in France. Caption on glass plate reads, "Celebrat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women walk around piles of coal, examining a collapsed structure in a coal yard.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters on the street aim fire hoses at a fire in a collapsing building. Smoke envelopes most of the fire and rubble. On the right, only one wall of...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: View from sidewalk of horse-drawn wagon on a tree-lined city street in a United Public Workers parade/demonstration. The wagon has a number of boys in it w...

Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

Photograph

"Hazelwood"

Date: 1874 

Description: The residence of John Crapser Coleman, as remodeled in 1870. A large house is in the middle of the image, with a drive leading up to the left of the house...

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Green Sheet Costume

Date: 1987-10-31 

Description: Amanda Basile of Milwaukee's Northwest side dressed as the Milwaukee Journal Green Sheet for Halloween. She made the costume with her mother Penny Chapman...

Date: 1984-02-27 

Description: A sixth grade class dresses up as cave people to experience the likeness of living in pre-historic times.

Date:  ca.

Description: Group portrait of neighborhood children and adults gathered on a street in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point that is being re-paved. Many...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. A streetcar and a horse-drawn wagon can be seen among monuments.

Photograph

Bootleg Days

Date: 1933-08-23 

Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Boats used for fighting fires are docked near a walkway. On the left the walkway is full of men, some gathered near the boats. A fire hose is stretched out...

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Description: A large group posed in front of "The Milwaukee Leader" newspaper established in December of 1911 by Victor L. Berger. He can be seen ten from the right in...

Photograph

Train Wreck

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Description: Elevated view of train cars that have fallen off the railroad tracks, with men working nearby.

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

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