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Grove Street

Date: 1905 after

Description: South from National Avenue, a view on the south side of Milwaukee. A church steeple is on the distant left. An electric pole is on the left corner, next...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue looking west down W. Wisconsin Avenue from Jackson Street. The round turret on the left is on the Federal Building with the Pfister H...

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: 1984-08-28 

Description: Mary Beaudry, a temporary employee at International Business Machines, works on word-processing and computer equipment.

Date: 1905 after

Description: South Entrance; in the background is a lighthouse. In the center is a bridge flanked by carved stone lions. A man on a motor car is crossing the bridge.

Date: 1976-11 

Description: Paula Fails and her young niece looking out of an ornate window in a building.

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Milwaukee Harbor

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1910-08-31 ca.

Description: Looking northwest on Fond du Lac Avenue from W. Walnut Street. Building with awning that says "1220 Zautcke Bros." Streetcars, pedestrians and horse-drawn...

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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...

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Bootleg Days

Date: 1933-08-23 

Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...

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Student Chef

Date: 1961 

Description: A student chef works in the kitchen of a Milwaukee restaurant with two older chefs as part of his training in a Restaurant and Hotel Cookery program at Mil...

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Frosty House

Date: 1963-12-18 

Description: A craft class member of Milwaukee public school system's recreation department frosts a gingerbread cookie house at the Grant Street social center.

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Meeting Santa Claus

Date: 1956-12-22 

Description: Apprehensive young child on Santa's lap.

Date: 1930 after

Description: Exterior of courthouse. Some timber lies in a pile to the right of the building, and cars line the street in front.

Date: 1913-09-25 ca.

Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from just north of W. North Avenue. On the right is the future Rosenberg's clothing store. Automobiles are parked at the cur...

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Boats in Harbor

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three boats on right. Left side has two buildings and small boats in fog.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The fir...

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Description: A self-portrait of Harold Gauer standing holding a pipe and wearing a jacket, vest, and bow tie.

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Layton Art Gallery

Date: 1888 after

Description: View across street towards the facade of the original Layton Art Gallery building at 758 N. Jefferson Street. Two men stand at the top of the stairs betwee...

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Fish Bait

Date: 1963-08-02 

Description: Contestant baits her hook in Washington Park at the annual Milwaukee county park commission's fishing rodeo.

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