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Piggsville

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Small neighborhood of the city at the west end of the Menomonee River Valley. Overhead is the second Wisconsin Avenue Viaduct, demolished in 1992. Cars a...

Photograph

Downtown Street

Date:  ca.

Description: A downtown Milwaukee street with beer wagon, pedestrians, a bicyclist, and a horse-drawn wagon loaded with beer barrels.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances near a man wearing a tie on the announcer's platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microphone is visible, and in the b...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl stands behind a microphone on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background are a road and commercial buildings.

Date: 1865 

Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...

Date:  

Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...

Date: 1905 

Description: Afermath of the fire of June 4, 1905. A chimney and some burnt out walls still stand. The area around the ruins is fenced off. The top of the building t...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.

Postcard

Fox Point Club

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with blue roof in distance at the end of a curving road. The drive is lined by flowers.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: Looking west from Washington Monument. Monument is on the right, with the view down the street on the left. A church, two other monuments, and several ot...

Photograph

Exposition Building

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...

Date: 1914-05-19 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just after occupancy. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular w...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1912 before

Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...

Photograph

Follow the Leader

Date:  

Description: A group of boys "following their leader in search of adventure" in the street. The boys are barefoot and are wearing hats. In the background are a storefro...

Photograph

Downtown District

Date: 1914-05-23 ca.

Description: Looking north on N. Water Street from W. St. Paul Avenue. City Hall is visible in the left background.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: View from sidewalk of horse-drawn wagon on a tree-lined city street in a United Public Workers parade/demonstration. The wagon has a number of boys in it w...

Photograph

Street Game

Date:  

Description: Several boys play a street game in a residential area, two blocks away from the deserted playground.

Date: 1957 

Description: Elevated view of city traffic of bumper-to-bumper cars leaving Milwaukee County Stadium after the 1957 World Series.

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