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Photograph

Church on Fire

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: This map is attached to a cover. Streets, points of interest, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan are labeled. The bottom margin of the map includes a s...

Date: 1948-11-12 

Description: View from across street of employees of Peters Tools, Local 100, standing on the sidewalk in front of the brick storefront with a number of cases at their...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of courthouse in center foreground with snow.

Postcard

Deutscher Club

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Club building exterior. Club has three levels, with a five story tower. Originally a home turned into a club, the building has many windows, a few balconie...

Photograph

Marine Plaza

Date: 1961 

Description: View of building under construction from a boat on the river.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. This is the main headquarters of the Masons in Milwaukee, at 705 E. Wells...

Date: 1949-01-10 

Description: Women casting ballots at the Lithographers' Local #7 Strike vote. The ballot box is on a stage at the front of a large crowded room.

Date: 1915-07-15 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 1248, class I5, built by the company's shop in 1912. From left to right are waymaster Harvey Gi...

Photograph

Marriage Ceremony

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: An interior image of St. Catherine Catholic Church during the marriage ceremony of Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934).

Date: 1947-12-20 

Description: Members of Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (Harnischfeger Corporation) at a holiday costume party.

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: City Hall near the Milwaukee River.

Photograph

Thorsen Residence

Date: 1904 

Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...

Photograph

Summerfest

Date: 1982 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of a large crowd of music fans gathered at Summerfest, looking northeast toward the current site of Discovery World. Sailboats are on Lake...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard view of a pier and lighthouse at the entrance to Milwaukee's harbor. Two people sail in a small boat to the right of the lighthouse,...

Date: 1949-01-11 

Description: Lithographers' Local #7 strike vote meeting held in a large auditorium. A man is standing speaking and every seat in the house is filled.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Pawling & Harnischfeger 7.5 ton type "N" bridge with a 15-ton type "A" trolley being assembled on the P&H assembly floor. The crane is sta...

Photograph

F. Dohmen Company

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of (Floor No. 8) The F. Dohmen Company Wholesale Druggists. A salesman's catalog with removable screwed bindings and pages of note paper bound be...

Date: 1961-04-08 

Description: Vel Phillips stands while speaking with a man at the corner of a table. Another man can be seen just behind her. The men are wearing suits and neckties. Ve...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: St. Josaphat's Church in Milwaukee under construction.

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