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Photograph

Small Garage

Date: 1980-10 

Description: Small garage with houses behind on North Weil Street.

Photograph

Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.

Photograph

Fruit Boat Building

Date: 1980-10 

Description: Fruit boat building, located at East Seeboth Street at South First Street.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad. Railroad train cars are stopped on the tracks and smoke is rising fr...

Date: 1969-07 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire hands his cards to constituents outside a Milwaukee grocery store.

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Description: Rocks placed to control the flow of Dale Creek. A house is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in ear...

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

Date: 1947-12-16 

Description: First place winning design in blue for a 3 cent Wisconsin centennial stamp, which features a farming theme, including a tractor with the word "Forward" on...

Date: 1938 

Description: Children standing in line, boarding an International D-300 bus near what appears to be a school building. This bus was equipped with 165" Hicks body.

Photograph

Unloading Lumber

Date: 1940-03-19 ca.

Description: View across Milwaukee River of workers of the Herman M. Hettler Lumber Company unloading lumber off a shipping boat to the Shroeder Lumber Yards and Troste...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map made up of six panels shows communities, rivers, and Lake Michigan. The map includes several inset maps showing Milwaukee, Humboldt, Franklin, Oak...

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This basic reference map of the state shows natural features, railroads, county seats, and political boundaries against the G.L.O. township and range grid....

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Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...

Date: 1914-02-27 ca.

Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...

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Description: A man stands on rocks that will dam Dale Creek. This picture was likely taken for a study of the water drainage system in early Greendale.

Postcard

Chesebro's

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A tea shop and a women's apparel shop, located at 236 Prospect Avenue. The building has a corner turret, a front porch, and vines growing up the sides.

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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...

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: East Water Street looking North from Huron Street. Advertisement over street for Goldsmith Carpets. Women crossing the street.

Date: 1968-01-19 

Description: Protesters, members of the Milwaukee Americans for Freedom, demonstrate against presidential candidate Eugene McCarthy and in favor of the Vietnam war.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.

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