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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.

Date:  

Description: Motorcyclists at the start of the race, probably at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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: 1961 

Description: The operators of the mobile unit of WMVS-TV, a community station out of Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools, film an interview with Roy Rogers and Dale...

Photograph

Man Driving Truck

Date:  

Description: A man driving an early truck (ca. 1910). The front is labeled "Sampson".

Photograph

Sidewalk with Snow

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. A residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence, with a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh in the distance. A...

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

Thorsen Residence

Date: 1904 

Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...

Postcard

522 First Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: View from street of three people standing in front of a small house. There is a small Oeil-de-boeuf window in the upper story. The windows have shutters an...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Two-wheeled show cart with pair of white show horses in tandem hitch, being driven, probably along Lake Michigan.

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...

Photograph

Tree Placement

Date: 1963-06-03 

Description: Members of the Brown Deer beautification committee plant trees along the boulevard.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Elevated view of intersection of the Janesville Plank Road and North Cape Road at Hales Corners, also showing Schubrino's Saloon. The Janesville road, som...

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: 1966 ca.

Description: Entrance to the Southgate Shopping Center, Theatre, and parking lot. The proximity of parking to the stores in suburban shopping centers was one of the pr...

Date:  date unknown

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

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