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Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of Milwaukee including the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan shore.

Date: 1900 

Description: Long wooden pier with people fishing along the pier. Three males with their fishing poles and buckets are walking toward the viewer. A person next to a b...

Date: 1980-12 

Description: A large shadow from a cement wall is cast over the parking lot to Clark Gas Station at 2422 West Capitol Drive. A billboard for Coronet VSQ Brandy is mount...

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: A supporter of Hillary Clinton confronting a group of anti-Hillary demonstrators. Both groups are holding up signs.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elaborate gateway, in the shape of an arch, to the National Soldiers Home, with man and boy standing in entrance. The gateway is made of trees, covered wit...

Photograph

Milwaukee Harbor

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of city, river and harbor. Two smokestacks are on either side of the river mouth.

Date: 1941 before

Description: Cathedral across Jackson Street. There is a large clock in the belfry.

Photograph

Co-op Coal Truck

Date: 1939 

Description: A man hoists a bucket of coal onto his shoulder from a chute in the back of an International D-300 truck owned by Co-op Coal. The truck is parked along a r...

Photograph

Bridge Over Road

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Road curving under bridge, bordered by trees and shrubs.

Photograph

Reading Circle

Date: 1963-08-06 

Description: A mother reads stories on her front steps to children from around the block.

Date: 1911 

Description: Milwaukee Works factory building which housed a six-story machine shop. Scaffolding runs the length of the right side of the building. The photograph was t...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A large crowd assembled outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The crowd is composed mostly of men, but includes a few boys and at least one gi...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man and woman are looking under the hood of a car in front of a business whose sign states, "The car that is seen and not heard. The car you will eventua...

Date: 1980 

Description: Roads and telephone lines intersect at the corner of the block, 4021 North 62nd (Rear).

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: Supporters of Bernie Sanders standing outside the Democratic presidential debate posing with their signs.

Date: 1964 

Description: Elevated view of city looking west, showing breweries and the center of the city.

Photograph

Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

Date:  

Description: Looking west on W. North Avenue from N. 14th Sreet. The Roosevelt Theater is on the far right and the Luick ice cream building is on the far left.

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

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