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Date: 1937 

Description: Elevated view of two International D-60 trucks owned by the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company parked near a yard with piles of coal. A large structure towerin...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Group of people decorating the Garden Queen float for a Fourth of July parade near a large garage. The float reads "Greendale-The Garden City," "Pop. 2800"...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: 3rd and Walnut Streets? A motorcar and a horse-drawn carriage are parked on the right of the building.

Photograph

Hay Market

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of horse-drawn carts filled with hay and parked in rows at a market. Men stand between the rows, and houses surround the market square.

Postcard

Randolph Hotel

Date: 1931 before

Description: Randolph Holtel with a flag is flying from the roof. A clock is at the street corner.

Date: 1969 

Description: Picketers in front of Kroger supermarket in Milwaukee carrying United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO signs that read, "Boycott Grapes" to support the grape boyc...

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Photograph

Rainy Day Traffic

Date: 1941 before

Description: Automobile traffic, with a street railroad car in the background, on a rainy day.

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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: 1950-05 

Description: A commuter train of the Milwaukee, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad, with the tower of Milwaukee's Union Station in the background. The Milwaukee, North Sh...

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Description: A woman drives a two-wheeled carriage pulled by two white horses.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man in a suit and hat stands on the street holding a stack of Milwaukee Journal newspapers.

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View across street of storefronts, including a barbershop, and a sign reading "Alamo" above a marquee that says "Free Poultry and Country Store". The 1100...

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Description: Northeast corner of N. 2nd and W. Michigan streets with the James G. Brazell Printing and C.W. St. John Labor Agency businesses. A man is standing at a fru...

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the M...

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: View from street of man carrying ice out of the rear bumper of an International D-300 truck owned by the Wisconsin Ice & Coal Company. The text on the truc...

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Description: Letterhead of the Gugler Lithographic Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building.

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Description: Memohead of the Plankinton Packing Company, a pork and beef packer and provision dealer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes an elevated view of the company b...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, post offices, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The sections are in pink, green, blue, and yellow. Counties, towns, and lakes...

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