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Brick Road

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Paved driveway, cobblestones, leading to the loading platform of the Pabst Brewing Co. In the background, three horses stand near a wagon loaded with barre...


Milwaukee Homes

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Detail view along front porches of frame residences.


State Street

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Street view of the north side of State Street, west of 6th Street. The second frame house from the right was once occupied as an office by Victor L. Berger...

Date: 1958 

Description: Construction worker at a conference on economic problems at the Milwaukee Public Library. The subject is Albert Pearson.


Safety First

Date: 1914 

Description: Stamp promoting Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee. Stamp includes a drawing of a fireman with hose, and the text reads: "Safety First. I...


Wells Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...

Date: 1915 

Description: Stamp advertising the 1915 Wisconsin State Fair. Includes an illustration of a woman waving a "Wis." pennant, overlooking crowds at the fairground. Stamp t...


Kohler Amphibian

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A Loening Amphibian, one of three such airplanes in which the Kohler Aviation Company provided passenger service from Milwaukee across Lake Michigan.


Trade Show Home

Date: 1957-04-03 

Description: Elevated view of demonstration “ranch” type frame residence under construction within an auditorium, presumably in Milwaukee, for some type of trade show....

Date: 1961 

Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...


Winter Traffic

Date: 1956 

Description: Elevated view looking on downtown street with traffic, in winter.

Date: 1935-02-15 

Description: A man and a woman administer immunization shots to a line of children.

Date: 1908 

Description: Group of well-dressed men and women posed outdoors in a line, probably on a street in Milwaukee. Possibly a group of convention delegates, since all are we...

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Two elderly women at a reception at the Pabst Theater.

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of banner in the bleachers shows support for Braves outfielder Rico Carty for National League Rookie of the Year. A freight train, the Mitche...

Date: 1967 

Description: Elevated view of a detail on the Marshall & Ilsley Bank building, under construction. There is a crane on the roof. On the left is the tower of St. John's...


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...

Date: 1961-04-08 

Description: Vel Phillips stands while speaking with Arthur Goldberg, former Secretary of Labor and, at the time of the photograph, Supreme Court Justice. Another man c...


Railroad Tracks

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Elevated view over railroad yards from the 27th Street viaduct.

Date: 1921 

Description: Group portrait of the Wisconsin Beekeepers Association at the Wisconsin Markets Expo.

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