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Date: 1951-04-27 

Description: Bruce Foote sings the National Anthem (note salutes and hands on hearts) at a Marquette University convocation ceremony honoring General Douglas MacArthur....

Date: 1963 

Description: A police officer directs a parade of circus wagons carried on International trucks through downtown streets. The 25-piece parade originated at Circus World...

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing. Strikers are standing on the cobblestone street and sidewalk holding signs that read "Don'...

Date: 1911 before

Description: Four-story extended building. A woman with an umbrella is near the left entrance, and a man is walking across the raised lawn near the center right.

Date: 1931 before

Description: Three horse-drawn fire engines in the street with steam rising from their tanks. Other fire vehicles appear to the right. Many pedestrians are present on...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of main building behind trees on the lawn. A fountain is in front of the entrance. A flag waves at the top of the building.


Downtown District

Date: 1914-05-23 ca.

Description: Looking north on N. Water Street from W. St. Paul Avenue. City Hall is visible in the left background.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: 89-93 Mason Street. The ten-story Sentinel building stands next to several smaller buildings and an alleyway. The name is on the building over the top floo...

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing.


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: 1930 before

Description: The Conservatory is in the background with a pond in the middle of the garden.

Date: 1914-03-20 ca.

Description: Looking west from the roof of the Wells Building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Milwaukee Street. The Pabst Building is on the left and the First National B...

Date: 1946-09-23 

Description: Public Workers Strike - Milwaukee members of the United Public Workers, tiring of a series of stalls on their legitimate wage demands, take to the street a...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Front facade of building from across the street behind a median strip, which has a statue surrounded by a small fence.

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934) stand together looking out a window. She is wearing a white satin princess-style gown with...

Date: 1955 

Description: Drawing of proposed building's exterior. Architects were Bank Building Corporation.


Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...

Date: 1906 before

Description: Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, designed by Ferry & Clas, architects.


Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: Taylor barn being moved. A tractor and a truck are pulling the barn, which is on a platform, through the snow. A smaller barn is on the left. On the rig...


St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1911 before

Description: End of wing on left is circular. Trees are in front of hospital in a small park area.

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