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"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

Date: 1963-06-08 

Description: Bride and groom wait in the open convertible that is their transportation to their reception while a mechanic works under the hood.

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Description: Looking northeast from the roof of the Wells Building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Milwaukee Street. St. John's Cathedral is in the center of the photogra...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing for the building with plan for expansion in lower left corner. Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Pedestrians and...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Men working near large dredge on Jones Island. Large piles of material are on the ground below a the dredge. There is a ship on the right. In the distanc...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers' toilet. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Union (N...

Date: 1924-01-14 ca.

Description: Caswell Block commercial district at the northwest corner of W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Plankinton Avenue. Pedestrians on the sidewalks and streets, among...

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Dining Tent

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Trinity M.E. Church Dining Hall set in a tent in a field near other tents. Two banners advertise the dining hall, and a chalkboard on the right lists...

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"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A Coca-Cola vending machine is on the right, near a table with a scale and boxes of fruit, under an awning. On the left is a car near the curb.

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City Hall

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view. Sign on front of City Hall says, "Help Prevent Fires," and the Henry Bergh statue and fountain is in front of the building. Severa...

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Description: Front view of apartment building located at 920 N. 15th Street. Caption on the negative reads, "Looking East at 920 N. 15th Street."

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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...

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Mitchell Airport

Date: 1955-06-18 

Description: Control tower and entrance to the new Howell Street passenger terminal at General Mitchell Field shortly before its formal opening in July 1955. The Milwau...

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn map of a portion of Milwaukee, including St. Clair and Bishop and Potter Avenues. There is an inset for the South Side Wood Working Co.

Date: 1913-04-28 ca.

Description: Looking southeast from the roof of the Germania Building, N. Plankinton Avenue and W. Wells Street. Automobiles are parked along the curb, and pedestrians...

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...

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"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A two-door sedan is parked in front of the market, near a large sign.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.

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City Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Wells Street Bridge occupies the bottom center of the image, with City Hall in the center background. Three men are walking on the bridge.

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