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Description: In the middle of a road, a large group of motorcyclists is preparing to ride. On the right are two men standing next to a car which has a banner advertisi...
Description: A large line of motorcycles are parked along the road. Many people are standing by the bikes.
Description: A bridge crosses the river, leading to the buildings with billboards and signs on the right.
Description: A police officer directs a parade of circus wagons carried on International trucks through downtown streets. The 25-piece parade originated at Circus World...
Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing. Strikers are standing on the cobblestone street and sidewalk holding signs that read "Don'...
Date: 1931 before
Description: Three horse-drawn fire engines in the street with steam rising from their tanks. Other fire vehicles appear to the right. Many pedestrians are present on...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Front view of main building behind trees on the lawn. A fountain is in front of the entrance. A flag waves at the top of the building.
Date: 1914-05-23 ca.
Description: Looking north on N. Water Street from W. St. Paul Avenue. City Hall is visible in the left background.
Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Lithographing & Engraving Company, with a three-quarter view of the building, set into a decorated border with the name of the...
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from the south lakeshore.
Description: On-lookers observe an accident in downtown Milwaukee, of the Hamman's Express Line, piano and furniture mover.
Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing.
Description: A fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine is parked on the street. A group of people are looking up toward a building where a rope is coming down f...
Description: A group of spectators including men, women, and children standing at a railing watching some type of sporting event in a field where a large crowd is gathe...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.
Date: 1930 before
Description: The Conservatory is in the background with a pond in the middle of the garden.
Date: 1870 before
Description: Stereograph; looking down a wide, tree-lined dirt road. A fence is visible behind the tree line on the right.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Front facade of building from across the street behind a median strip, which has a statue surrounded by a small fence.
Description: Elevated view of building on corner in downtown area. There are horse-drawn vehicles in the street, and pedestrians on the sidewalk and crossing the street...
Description: A portrait of eight young boys posed standing and sitting on the side of a street. Four of the boys wear caps, and along the street in the background are h...
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