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Piggsville

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Small neighborhood of the city at the west end of the Menomonee River Valley. Overhead is the second Wisconsin Avenue Viaduct, demolished in 1992. Cars a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: People lined along a bridge watching a steamboat in difficulty.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snowy Milwaukee street with the Edgewood streetcar, pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages. Men and women pass by a clock on the sidewalk. A Gimbels sign...

Date: 1976 

Description: A street map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that identifies the location of schools, hospitals, parks, beaches, streets, freeways, both planned of under co...

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George D. Van Dyke

Date: 1936-12-11 

Description: Waist-up portrait of George D. Van Dyke, Milwaukee attorney.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three fire fighters holding a hose to put out a fire. One is standing on a ladder, while water is pouring out of the building onto the sidewalk and into t...

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Ezekiel Gillespie

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Ezekiel Gillespie. Gillespie was born in 1818 and died March 31, 1892. In 1866, Milwaukee's Ezekiel Gillespie successfully s...

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Downtown Street

Date:  ca.

Description: A downtown Milwaukee street with beer wagon, pedestrians, a bicyclist, and a horse-drawn wagon loaded with beer barrels.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A young boy and girl are eating popcorn from a box. They are standing next to the snack counter at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: This map shows streets, railroads, parks, cemeteries, and a proposed harbor. The top margin includes an advertisement for Delco Motor Oil and the right mar...

Date: 1934 after

Description: A man is walking on the raised sidewalk in front of the building near a fence. On the windows is written "Lakehouse Lunch Room".

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Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Avenue at Sixth Street, looking east from near the front of the Milwaukee Public Library (left foreground). Taken at night; lighted clocks read 9...

Date: 1931 

Description: An aerial view of the Milwaukee Works grounds that includes numerous large factory buildings, railways and smaller office buildings.

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 6 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, and the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1971-10-20 

Description: Ian Underwood, Don Preston, Howard Kayland, Gail Zappa, and Frank Zappa discuss science around a backstage table at the Milwaukee Arena following a show by...

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Boy Scout Parade

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view. As part of Boy Scout Day at the Wisconsin State Fair, a contingent of scout flag bearers marches over the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge over the M...

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Description: Letterhead of Pawling & Harnischfeger, a manufacturer of traveling cranes, based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a crane with a monorail hoist, and printer's...

Date: 1931 before

Description: Small clusters of fire fighters work to put out a fire with fire hoses, which are aimed high at a building covered in smoke.

Date: 1906 

Description: The Lac Courte Oreilles village sponsored by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society at the 1906 Wisconsin State Fair. Several members of the society are incl...

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Buying Snacks

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: View from interior of a man wearing sunglasses, and a woman at the snack counter at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Two women are behind the counter s...

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