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Date: 1930 

Description: Rows of finished tractors cover a yard outside Milwaukee Works. On the left is a water tower, and in the foreground are railroad tracks with rail cars.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home office building on street corner, built in classic temple style. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and there are two motorcars in front of the entranc...


FDR in Milwaukee

Date: 1932-10-01 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.


Description: The airfield of the Hamilton Aero Manufacturing Company which became the site of Milwaukee County Airport in 1926. It was established by Thomas Hamilton, a...

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,...

Date: 1967-07-25 

Description: Newspaper caption reads: "Passersby don't know it, but what appears to be a coonskin cap around the neck of Todd Vasas, 16, of 2773 S. Shore Drive, is the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two men sitting in the front, and two women sitting in the back seats of an early automobile riding on a residential street. The car's roof is retracted.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Date:  ca.

Description: The first depot built in Milwaukee, it served the Milwaukee & Waukesha Railroad which became the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad and eventually the Chicag...

Date: 1940 before

Description: Exterior of building from shoreline looking out to Lake Michigan. Along the pier are numerous docked boats and sailboats moored in water. On the left autom...


Milwaukee River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...


Von Stueben Statue

Date: 1952-12 

Description: In Washington park, Washington Park library in the background. Nighttime view, with snow falling. The statue of Frederick Von Steuben on horseback preside...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman is standing in a rowboat in a diving position teaching four women in a lake how to dive. The rest of the women are in shirts printed with S.S.B.H....

Date: 1927-03-09 

Description: A train carrying tractors stopped on its way from Milwaukee Works (factory).


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...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Front entrance of building. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and three motorcars are on the road in front of the entrance.

Date: 1940 

Description: Located in West Milwaukee. View from atop a building of a large building located in the center, next to a smokestack. In the foreground is part of a round...

Date: 1914 before

Description: View of downtown Milwaukee riverbank before the First National Bank was built in 1914. Advertising painted on the sides of buildings includes B. Mock & So...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A building on the left has a large sign for Gimbel's on its roof. Beyond the river in the background are two large s...


Circus Parade

Date: 1963-06 

Description: A Sauk County traffic police vehicle leads a line of circus wagons through past two church buildings during a parade originating at Circus World Museum in...

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