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Walking in the Rain

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: A woman in business attire walks with an open umbrella on a rainy day in downtown Milwaukee. To her left is the Civil War monument, "The Victorious Charge...

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Post Office

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of corner of Milwaukee and Wisconsin Streets. Three-story white building with several chimneys. A horse and cart are on the rig...

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Description: Milwaukee, down East Street from Kirby House.

Date: 1905 

Description: Afermath of the fire of June 4, 1905. A chimney and some burnt out walls still stand. The area around the ruins is fenced off. The top of the building t...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A chain and posts border the yard of the lighthouse, which is attached to a two-story house.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Building also housed the Custom House. Corner of Milwaukee and Wisconisn Streets.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Part of a United Public Workers parade/demonstration on a downtown city street. A horse-drawn wagon carries some participants. Parade signs read "No Swivel...

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...

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Two Churches

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view, looking northwest from the Fourth District Schoolhouse. The foreground is dominated by two large churches.

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Exposition Building

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...

Date: 1901 after

Description: A man tips his hat to a passing woman as horse-drawn carts and pedestrians navigate through the dirt and mud of Milwaukee streets, thereby illustrating tha...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Tower of building is on the right. The road curves in front of the building, with trolley tracks visible.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Alhambra Theater at night.

Date: 1901 before

Description: Looking southeast from Clybourn and Fifteenth Streets. An open dirt area is in the foreground, with lumber lying near water on the left, and industrial bui...

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Description: A woman drives a two-wheeled carriage pulled by two white horses.

Date: 1900 before

Description: Interior view of the John Dadd and Son Pharmacy. John Dadd was the first President of the Wisconsin Pharmaceutical Association, and is considered one of t...

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Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

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Description: View from sidewalk of cars parked along Brady Street. Storefronts and a church are visible.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of depot from the street. Taken about a block from the building, the image has a trolley, pedestrians, carriages, and signs for the Davison Theatre a...

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Pulaski High School

Date: 1948-03-06 

Description: Aerial view of High School, in the upper half of the image, with fields, trees, and roadways surrounding it. In the lower half is a residential neighborho...

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