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Piggsville

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Small neighborhood of the city at the west end of the Menomonee River Valley. Overhead is the second Wisconsin Avenue Viaduct, demolished in 1992. Cars a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: People lined along a bridge watching a steamboat in difficulty.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snowy Milwaukee street with the Edgewood streetcar, pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages. Men and women pass by a clock on the sidewalk. A Gimbels sign...

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George D. Van Dyke

Date: 1936-12-11 

Description: Waist-up portrait of George D. Van Dyke, Milwaukee attorney.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three fire fighters holding a hose to put out a fire. One is standing on a ladder, while water is pouring out of the building onto the sidewalk and into t...

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Ezekiel Gillespie

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Ezekiel Gillespie. Gillespie was born in 1818 and died March 31, 1892. In 1866, Milwaukee's Ezekiel Gillespie successfully s...

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Downtown Street

Date:  ca.

Description: A downtown Milwaukee street with beer wagon, pedestrians, a bicyclist, and a horse-drawn wagon loaded with beer barrels.

Date: 1934 after

Description: A man is walking on the raised sidewalk in front of the building near a fence. On the windows is written "Lakehouse Lunch Room".

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Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Avenue at Sixth Street, looking east from near the front of the Milwaukee Public Library (left foreground). Taken at night; lighted clocks read 9...

Date: 1931 

Description: An aerial view of the Milwaukee Works grounds that includes numerous large factory buildings, railways and smaller office buildings.

Date: 1971-10-20 

Description: Ian Underwood, Don Preston, Howard Kayland, Gail Zappa, and Frank Zappa discuss science around a backstage table at the Milwaukee Arena following a show by...

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Boy Scout Parade

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view. As part of Boy Scout Day at the Wisconsin State Fair, a contingent of scout flag bearers marches over the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge over the M...

Date: 1931 before

Description: Small clusters of fire fighters work to put out a fire with fire hoses, which are aimed high at a building covered in smoke.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Philip Fox La Follette speaking into a WTMJ microphone. There are audio speakers behind him. He is wearing a suit and necktie.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.

Date: 1957-09-30 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves outfielder John DeMerit works out at Milwaukee County Stadium in 1957. A rookie in 1957, DeMerit made one appearance in that year's Worl...

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Description: Edmund Eisenscher (1909-1995), posing with his dog.

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Description: A nurse, possibly a student nurse, looks at a thermometer after taking the temperature of a female patient laying in bed.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers and parts at Milwaukee Works.

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Race Relations '66

Date: 1966-09-25 

Description: Still from an episode of the WTMJ program "Human Rights," which was titled "Race Relations '66." Four people: Wesley L. Scott, executive director of the Mi...

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