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Date: 1989-05-21 

Description: Marquette University graduate blowing bubbles before his graduation ceremony at the Bradley Center.

Photograph

Three's Cake

Date: 1963-07-18 

Description: Father, mother and daughter all celebrate their special birthday with three candles on one cake.

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee Landmarks

Date: 1974 

Description: This map of Milwaukee shows forty landmark buildings located and identified, including those on the National Register of Historic Places and the Historic A...

Photograph

Swearing Allegiance

Date: 1963-05-02 

Description: During part of a ceremony, citizens raise their right hands and swear allegiance to the United States in the federal building to receive citizenship certif...

Photograph

Flying Santa

Date: 1966-11-20 

Description: As a crowd of onlookers watch, Santa Claus alights from his special holiday helicopter with the help of an aide at Southgate Shopping Center.

Date: 1955-10-16 

Description: Burkie West and his grandaughter Catherine West answer a police officer's questions after their automobile was hit by a train. Both incurred minor injuries...

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...

Date: 1984-04-05 

Description: Corky Barker washing down his motorcycle in front on his home at 2734 South Superior Street.

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Description: Robert Bloch wearing make-up makes a frightening face while holding his hands out in front of him. His hair is slicked back and he wears a suit jacket with...

Photograph

Frank K. Espenhain

Date: 1913-10-28 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank K. Espenhain, Milwaukee merchant.

Photograph

Wells Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Traffic on Wells Street with the Germania Newspaper weekly building in the background.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Miss Lydia Henie, 76 years old, playing the piano in the devotional room of the Home for Aged Lutherans, 7500 West North Avenue.

Photograph

Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

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Description: Elevated view of shop floor of an early Pawling and Harnischfeger 20-ton type "N" dial controlled cab-operated traveling crane. The crane is in machine sho...

Photograph

The Snow Flyer

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Harold O. Hornburg of Hartland, Wisconsin, who stated that "he is standing on the front of the machine with his hands on his hips. His bu...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: The metal structure of a Lawson Air Liner fuselage on wooden supports inside a hangar. Probably the Milwaukee plant.

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Description: Two young boxers posing kneeling in a ring touching gloves, while the referee crouches between them. An audience of unidentified youths are sitting and sta...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, wearing a printed silk dress an...

Photograph

Motorcycle Crowd

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of motorcyclists and enthusiasts gathering outside of a barn.

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee and Suburbs

Date: 1948 

Description: This map of Milwaukee and surrounding suburbs includes an index to the orange bus, rapid transit, street car, trackless trolley, and the green bus lines. T...

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