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Children in Library

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Young children reading at the library. A librarian works near the circulation desk in the background. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.

Date: 1944-10-17 

Description: Smoke is rising from a burning building in the city. The building on the left has a billboard supporting the Packers. A bridge and river can be seen in th...

Date: 1946-02-02 

Description: A line has formed down and around a street corner at the Uptown Theatre. The marquee advertises showings of "San Antonio" and "Danger Signal," both in tec...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder parked inside a log barn. Four people (two women, two men) are sitting in the car. The back of the automobile with the P...

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Elevated view of street scene of a run on the First National Bank. The sidewalk is crowded with people, spilling into the street. A horse-drawn buggy is dr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from across street of the Milwaukee County Court House, with automobiles, a fire hydrant, and a woman walking across the street.

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Grand Avenue

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to the east. The road is lined with automobiles, and cable car tracks are on the snow-covered street. A sign for Gimbel's is on t...

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Description: Elevated view down Broadway from Mason Street showing buildings, horse-drawn vehicles, and power lines.

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Water Tower Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Water Tower Park with bare trees in the background. Snow covers the ground.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...

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Jogging Group

Date: 1968-09-13 

Description: YMCA running club members take a run.

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Soldiers on Parade

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of soldiers on horseback in a parade. The road is lined with people.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A steam fire engine of Milwaukee's Fire Company #2 drawn by three white horses racing to a fire. Prior motor driven fire equipment was a greater danger tha...

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Henry L. Ward

Date: 1914-02-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry L. Ward, Milwaukee naturalist and museum director.

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view over Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) and Jackson Street towards the cathedral, which has a large clock tower.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men wearing hats are posing against a wall, hunched up in their coats against the cold. One sits while the other two stand.

Date: 1963-09-25 

Description: Elevated view of two women, one pulling loaves of bread from the oven and the other glazing crusts in the church kitchen.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. A section of a tall building, perhaps a wall, still stands. In the foreground on the right is a cart near a...

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Description: Two trains at a city yard in Milwaukee (probably the Hiawatha). There is a dense cloud of steam surrounding them, and three men standing on the left side.

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