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Street Game

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Description: Several boys play a street game in a residential area, two blocks away from the deserted playground.

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Description: A large wave is breaking against the side of the Milwaukee breakwater lighthouse. There is a ship on the left, in the distance beyond the jetty.

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Description: Boys loafing on the playground in the director's absence. Most of them are sitting on a wall next to a building on the edge of the playground.

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Description: A young girl on a city sidewalk with a St. Bernard that's wearing a sandwich board reading "Carl Zeidler For Mayor."

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Description: Village Hall in the distance, as seen down Broad Street. There is an automobile parked on the left and on the right, a sign reads "Caution Speed 20 Mile Pe...

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Description: A photographer is setting up for a shot of a man by a river. Across the river are buildings with advertisements and signs. A large log transport is on th...

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...

Postcard

Michigan Bridge

Date: 1907 

Description: Michigan Bridge across the Milwaukee River, and downtown area.

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Description: East Water Street from Kirby House. View of buildings and street. Street car in the distance.

Photograph

A Stone Fight

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Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

Photograph

Miller Gardens

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior view of Miller Gardens. A billboard for Miller Gardens and beer is above the first building on the left.

Photograph

UFW Grape Boycott

Date: 1969 

Description: A picketer pushing the wheelchair of another supporter of the United Farmworkers — AFL-CIO grape boycott. They are possibly picketing in front of a superma...

Photograph

City Intersection

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Street surface paved with granite blocks at the intersection of Second and Fowler streets.

Photograph

Mayer Building

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Description: The Mayer building (a floor covering business) on North Water Street and East St. Paul Avenue. Plaque on outside of building identifies it as the Mayer Bui...

Date: 1916-11-01 ca.

Description: Pavilion and riverbank. Caption on glass plate reads, "Pavilion Kosciusko Park".

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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...

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Description: Letterhead of the Ambrosia Chocolate Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of chocolate confectionery and cocoa, with an elevated view of the comp...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard view of a pier and lighthouse at the entrance to Milwaukee's harbor. Two people sail in a small boat to the right of the lighthouse,...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Elevated view of wagons hauling coal from the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company holding up street car traffic on a busy Milwaukee street.

Photograph

Fixing a Screen

Date: 1938-10-01 

Description: J. Robert Taylor leaning out the doorway, fixing a screen door, with a hammer in his right hand. Another door is leaning against the house on the left of...

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