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Date: 1911 

Description: Humorous cartoon postcard showing a man flying an airplane constructed primarily of beer bottles, pretlzes and sausages, and powered by Miller beer over th...

Date:  

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...

Photograph

Two Men in Store

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Two men talk in an auto parts store. One man is behind the counter wearing eyeglasses and holding a box, the other man is wearing a hat and leaning on the...

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1930 before

Description: The Conservatory is in the background with a pond in the middle of the garden.

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...

Photograph

Cars on Racetrack

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Early twentieth-century race cars lined up for the beginning of a race. The grandstand on the left is filled with spectators, with heavy smoke in the backg...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The college occupies a large red building on the corner. A flag pole stands next to the building on the right.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Fountain in front of the conservatory, separated by paths and shrubbery. Several pedestrians are near the fountain.

Date: 1914 after

Description: View across water of a motorboat with four men going upstream. There is a bicycle in the motorboat. The shoreline in the background has industrial building...

Photograph

Snowy Traffic Jam

Date: 1967-02-02 

Description: Winter scene of a snowstorm that hit Milwaukee just at rush hour creating a traffic headache for homebound commuters (seen here at Wisconsin and Milwaukee...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man and woman are looking under the hood of a car in front of a business whose sign states, "The car that is seen and not heard. The car you will eventua...

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...

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: 1965 ca.

Description: Aerial view of early construction at the Marquette Interchange in Milwaukee, the junction of Interstate Highways I94 and I43. Construction began in 1964,...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: East Water Street at Mason, looking at the Morris E. Fox & Co. building.

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Description: The airfield of the Hamilton Aero Manufacturing Company which became the site of Milwaukee County Airport in 1926. It was established by Thomas Hamilton, a...

Date: 1956 before

Description: Exterior of building, which was first occupied in June 1885. It stood at the corner of 18th and Wells Streets.

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