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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad. Railroad train cars are stopped on the tracks and smoke is rising fr...

Date: 1969-07 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire hands his cards to constituents outside a Milwaukee grocery store.

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Description: Two boys attempting to climb a wall on the facade of a building near a window.

Date: 1947-12-16 

Description: First place winning design in blue for a 3 cent Wisconsin centennial stamp, which features a farming theme, including a tractor with the word "Forward" on...

Date: 1938 

Description: Children standing in line, boarding an International D-300 bus near what appears to be a school building. This bus was equipped with 165" Hicks body.

Photograph

Unloading Lumber

Date: 1940-03-19 ca.

Description: View across Milwaukee River of workers of the Herman M. Hettler Lumber Company unloading lumber off a shipping boat to the Shroeder Lumber Yards and Troste...

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Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...

Date: 1914-02-27 ca.

Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...

View a pictorial review of the Wisconsin State Fair from 1851 when it began.

Postcard

Chesebro's

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A tea shop and a women's apparel shop, located at 236 Prospect Avenue. The building has a corner turret, a front porch, and vines growing up the sides.

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Description: A group of boys gathered around a telephone pole on a street corner, captioned: "Inquisitiveness: Getting an Electric Shock." A boy on the left has some ki...

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: East Water Street looking North from Huron Street. Advertisement over street for Goldsmith Carpets. Women crossing the street.

Date: 1968-01-19 

Description: Protesters, members of the Milwaukee Americans for Freedom, demonstrate against presidential candidate Eugene McCarthy and in favor of the Vietnam war.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.

Date: 1938 

Description: Children standing in line, boarding an International D-300 bus near what appears to be a school buiding. This bus was equipped with 165" Hicks body.

Photograph

Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view down Wisconsin Avenue looking west, with the RKO Riverside Theatre on the right, and a large Christmas sign on the corner of a building on th...

Photograph

Picketing Gimbel's

Date: 1955-03-15 

Description: Women from Pittsburgh AFL Retail Clerks' Union Local 1365 picket at the Milwaukee store.

Date: 1913-10-23 ca.

Description: Looking north on the Milwaukee River from approximately E. St. Paul Avenue (Clybourn Street bridge in the foreground). This features an elevated view of th...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1848 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

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