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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A scene from the Greendale Civilian Defense Rally. Mothers and children sit at a picnic table outside of the "Bendfelt House of Fine Ice Cream" stand opera...

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn Map of the Illinois Steel Co. Bay View Works in Milwaukee.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: A flag is flying on a flagpole in the front yard near the entrance of the Greek Revival building. Several people are exiting the one story building. A whit...

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: A crowded street at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition State Fairgrounds. Above the crowd is a banner reading "The Fastest And Funniest Show On Ice." Amer...

Date: 1917-06-30 

Description: Image of damaged ship on the Milwaukee River. The "Christopher Columbus" was a popular cruise vessel launched in 1893 and used to traverse the Great Lakes....

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Close-up of two participants, a man and a boy, in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. Both are looking at the photographer and the boy carries a...

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Description: Milwaukee, view northeast from Exposition Building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bracken Brae, country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.

Photograph

Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire boat is next to a dock with burning objects. Fire fighters on the boat are using high-powered hoses to put out a fire. Smoke and steam fill the bac...

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across what may be a metal roof towards a crowd of men looking at a collapsed structure of steel girders. The men are dressed in winter coats and hats...

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Pabst Theater's auditorium and stage from upper balcony.

Date: 1836 

Description: Drawing of the Solomon Juneau house on East Michigan. There are tethered bears on either side of the front door. Two people lean on the fence, watching the...

Date: 1912 

Description: Theodore Roosevelt raising his hat amidst a crowd in Milwaukee. He is leaving a building heading toward a waiting car.

Photograph

Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters in a boat on the river are putting out a fire in a large building. Water sprays from fire hoses from two directions with smoke obscuring the...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated exterior view of the water purification plant. A group of men are working on the front lawn of the plant.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.

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