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Description: Two boys attempting to climb a wall on the facade of a building near a window.

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Description: A flatbed truck is parked in the driveway of a recently constructed house while another automobile is parked in the road outside the house. Other recently...

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Description: A group of boys gathered around a telephone pole on a street corner, captioned: "Inquisitiveness: Getting an Electric Shock." A boy on the left has some ki...

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: 1965 

Description: This map is indexed for public buildings and includes a numbered key on the lower left side. The streets are labeled and Lake Michigan is labeled on the fa...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man smoking a cigar and wearing a hat stands between two women wearing bonnets and matching dresses with signs around their necks that read "My Heart Bee...

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Description: A group of boys take a boxing stance near two men standing on a street corner, in front of a building that has "Milwaukee Beer" painted on it.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Four-story building from the right front. An entrance is on each end, and a flag pole is on the far right roof.

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Description: Rainwater pooling on the curb and in the driveway of a residence. A garage and well-groomed yard is also visible. A tricycle and coaster wagon are on a wal...

Photograph

Downtown River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: From Jones Island, looking across to a manufacturing area with cranes and large piles of coal or coke? In the lower foreground is a bare hill, with old pil...

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Description: View downriver from the State Street Bridge showing a large sailing vessel.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...

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Jones Island

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A fishing settlement. Two piers at the shoreline with a sandy beach, one with a ramp next to it. There are several buildings in the background. Two tugbo...

Date: 1906 before

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

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Description: Two men are near a creek, swollen with rainwater, running through Center Park. A footbridge crosses the creek which has large stones along its banks. Trees...

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Description: A woman carefully steps off a Milwaukee streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three men standing next to each other wearing ties on a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. They each have a ribbon on their ties that says: "Comm...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...

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Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. The Alhambra Theatre is on the left. Pedestrians are on the streets and sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are on...

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