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Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.

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Summer Construction

Date: 1958-08-17 

Description: Building for a new “supermarket” food and household necessities store, under construction on the outskirts of the Milwaukee area. In the background is a ba...

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Description: Rocks placed to control the flow of Dale Creek. A house is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in ear...

Date: 1938 

Description: Children standing in line, boarding an International D-300 bus near what appears to be a school building. This bus was equipped with 165" Hicks body.

Date: 1958 

Description: Group of ladies inspecting the gardens at the Harry Stratton residence.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Monument in Juneau Park. A man is sitting on a bench, with Lake Michigan behind.

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Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Date: 1957 

Description: Illuminated wheel at night, probably at the Wisconsin State Fair, photographed by time exposure so that it appears as a whirl of light.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of entrance to National Park on a city block. A road passes by a grove of evergreen trees lined up along the sidewalk, while two men work nea...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Schlitz Park Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with halftone views of the park gateway and a two-story open-air pavilion with an overlook,...

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Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1896-07-03 after

Description: Elevated view of waiters and customers in the Schlitz Palm Garden. The idea of the garden was borrowed from Germany where beer gardens were common. It open...

Date: 1955 after

Description: Juneau Park. Front entrance of cabin with a stone chimney on the right.

Date: 1896 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a young boy and girl playing along...

Date: 1944-11-26 

Description: Two women in an alcove filled with potted flowers. The older woman is sitting and the other woman, wearing a fur coat, is standing behind her.

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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...

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Eydie V. Watts

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commssion. Ms. Watts sits at her desk in an office. She is wearing a dress or blou...

Date: 1896 before

Description: John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home at 1130 Grand Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lio...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.

Date: 1946-10-20 

Description: Outdoor rally of Allis-Chalmers workers. A man is speaking into a microphone in the front and people stand on the sidewalk and the grassy rise in the backg...

Date: 1968 

Description: Ernesto Chacon, a grape boycott organizer from Milwaukee, is wearing a jacket, sunglasses and a necklace around his neck. He is holding a United Farmworker...

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