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Water Street

Date: 1867 

Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

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Deep Freeze

Date:  date unknown

Description: Icicles and a layer of frosty ice cover parked cars.

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Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1962-05-31 

Description: View along side of street towards a teenage brass band marching down the street in a Memorial Day parade in West Allis. A group of young children stand on...

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Description: Yahr and Lange Drug Company on N. Water Street between E. Erie and E. Chicago Streets. There are horse-drawn vehicles parked in front of the building.

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FDR in Milwaukee

Date: 1932-10-01 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.

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Water Street

Date: 1880 

Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large wave is breaking against the side of the Milwaukee breakwater lighthouse. There is a ship on the left, in the distance beyond the jetty.

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Edward N. Farber

Date: 1957-09-06 

Description: Edward Farber, a prominent Milwaukee druggist, double checks a prescription order on the day before he retired. Farber operated his popular drugstore, loca...

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Circus Parade

Date: 1963-06 

Description: A Sauk County traffic police vehicle leads a line of circus wagons through past two church buildings during a parade originating at Circus World Museum in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Side view of portico with classical columns on front of a mansion.

Date: ????-05-28 

Description: Street corner with commercial builings, including Leo Abraham Cigars and Merit, Gargoyle Restaurant, The Peoples Dentists, The Hermit Buffet, and surroundi...

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Description: Residental neighborhood with family posing for photograph on the front steps of their Cape Cod Style home.

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"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A Coca-Cola vending machine is on the right, near a table with a scale and boxes of fruit, under an awning. On the left is a car near the curb.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Building from across the river, with construction workers working nearby. Signs for the Boston Store and Diamond tires are on the roof, as well as lettered...

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: Side view of a car parked at curb decorated to participate in the May Day parade. The car has two large megaphones mounted on top and a banner that reads,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A photographer is setting up for a shot of a man by a river. Across the river are buildings with advertisements and signs. A large log transport is on th...

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Wisconsin Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street looking east from Spring Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of the Political Equality League in an early Ford automobile draped with bunting reading "Votes for Women". In the front seat is Mrs. B.C. Gudden....

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Blimp near Downtown

Date:  date unknown

Description: Blimp (dirigible) flying over downtown buildings. There are two smokestacks in the foreground, and on the right, a sign, from the back, for "The Electric C...

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