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Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five men stand on a sidewalk in front of a theater. The sign above the theater reads "Scenes of the World on Land and Sea, Admission 5 cents". The signs...

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Description: Heavy touring carriages unload passengers in front of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper building. A crowd is gathered, along with a few musicians and paperbo...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: A United Public Workers parade/demonstration from an adjacent sidewalk. The line of participants including a horse-drawn wagon stretches into the distance....

Photograph

Freighter on River

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is standing at the front of the freighter, over the name painted on the side, "James Laughlin". Industrial buildings and water towers are in the back...

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...

Photograph

J.C. Iversen & Co.

Date: 1900 before

Description: Four-level building with shorter buildings flanking it on either side. On the road in front two carriages are visible, drawn by horses. A group of men ar...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1912 

Description: Street cars and busy pedestrian traffic mingle in this view of the 200 West Water Street block in downtown Milwaukee.

Date: 1903 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad locomotive #1100, a class I engine, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1873 and originally numbered #199. Th...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: City Hall Square. A statue on a grassy pedestal is in the center of the road in front of the hotel. A grey building is to the left of the hotel on the stre...

Photograph

Vine-Covered Arch

Date:  date unknown

Description: A wide pathway in a wooded area has an arched trellis covered in vines. On the left is a small brick pedestal with a sign reading "Do Not Enter Here".

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking northwest from Division Street and East Water Street. Rooftop of building in foreground has laundry hanging from a line. In the back...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the top of the Pabst Building down East Wisconsin Avenue all the way to Milwaukee Bay and out to the horizon of Lake Michigan. One of th...

Photograph

East Water Street

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Description: Elevated view of street traffic and buildings on East Water Street.

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Demonstration march down city street in support of Allis-Chalmers, local 248, strike. Most of the marchers are women. Truck in front with megaphone reads "...

Date:  ca.

Description: View down Milwaukee street with strolling pedestrians on the sidewalk. The large commercial buildings include the Gridley Dairy Co. storefront. There is al...

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Description: Man walking into the main entrance of the telephone company.

Date: 1935 after

Description: Corner of Wells and Water Streets. A large blank billboard is on the side of the theatre. Across the road on the left is a sign for Blatz beer. A car wash...

Photograph

Norman Ebron Band

Date: 1950-02-18 

Description: The Norman Ebron Band, members of the American Federation of Musicians, segregated Local 587, play coronet, saxophone, piano, drums and standup bass in a d...

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