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Deep Freeze

Date:  date unknown

Description: Icicles and a layer of frosty ice cover parked cars.

Photograph

Temple Emanuel

Date: 1976 before

Description: A synagogue at the corner of Broadway and Martin Street. A woman is standing near the street corner, and a boy near the entrance.

Photograph

South Third Street

Date: 1937 after

Description: Exterior view of the 800 block of South Third Street, with three large houses lining the road.

Date: 1897 after

Description: A group of men carrying lunch boxes are walking away from a steam engine train, which is near another train and power lines.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile...

Photograph

Butterfly Theater

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view at night of the Butterfly Theater, 212 West Wisconsin Avenue, from the street. Early advertisements proclaimed it to be "Milwaukee's movie pa...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man wearing a "Wisconsin Centennial, Milwaukee, August 7-29" t-shirt stands in front of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Expo...

Postcard

Town Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.

Photograph

I Like Ike

Date: 1956-11-10 

Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A color postcard depicting the passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus", approaching the East Water Street Bridge.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view of people crowding around booths at a Civilian Defense Rally, "Poker Dart, Holy Name Society," "Meat mart, American Legion," "[obscured]Jap!...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...

Photograph

Motorcycle Tour

Date:  date unknown

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...

Photograph

Bijou Theater

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Theater with many signs, one of which is advertising a matinee. Several other buildings are visible to the left of the building. A large crowd of people...

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Description: A boy on a Milwaukee street drives a goat cart with an advertisement for Silverstone the tailor. Several on-lookers watch from the left hand side of the st...

Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...

Photograph

Snowplow

Date: 1947 

Description: International snowplow.

Photograph

Lakefront Walkway

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Visitors of Milwaukee's sixth annual Midsummer Festival. Men and women walk on the lakefront walkways.

Date: 1915-09-19 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Auditorium at N. 6th Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads, "Auditorium, Milw".

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Description: View of the Division Street Market. Men and women with baskets and baby carriages walk along the sidewalk. Horse-drawn vehicles are parked at the edge of t...

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