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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Humboldt Gardens Hotel at the southwest corner of North and Humboldt Avenues. There are large Miller Beer advertisements on the side o...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1980-12-22 

Description: Holocaust survivor Cyla Tine Stundel in her residence.

Date: 1912-10 

Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).

Date: 1957 

Description: Louis Pierron, age 89, sitting on the trunk of a large elm tree which had recently been cut down at Green Bay Avenue and West Good Hope Road.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Art Deco room named "The Snake Pit." Redone in the 1950's. Milwaukee Athletic club, on Broadway at Mason Street.

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Water tower of the Milwaukee water works, North Point.

Date: 1964-09-04 

Description: The Beatles at a press conference in advance of their concert that evening. Pictured: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison. Not pictured: Ringo...

Photograph

The Manhattan Block

Date: 1914-10-20 ca.

Description: The Manhattan Building (tallest structure) on North 2nd Street between West Michigan Street and West Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1969-10-02 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Views of bevel gear inspection equipment for future use-a product quality control publication." Man in photograph is Rob Scha...

Date: 1946-03 

Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...

Date: 1989-05-21 

Description: Marquette University graduate blowing bubbles before his graduation ceremony at the Bradley Center.

Date: 1967-08-12 

Description: A smiling Governor Knowles surveys the Wisconsin State Fairground from the top of the giant Ferris Wheel on the fair's midway. He spent the day at the Stat...

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Description: Milwaukee, south from Mitchell Block. View shows rooftops and building fronts. Ships and bridge in background on the right.

Date: 1971-06-05 

Description: A young Cub Scout member of Pack 86 from Trinity Presbyterian Church hands newspapers he saved to an employee of Shapiro Paper and Metal Co. The task was p...

Photograph

William L. Jones

Date: 1914-10-02 

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William J. Jones, Milwaukee company president.

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Description: Rainwater running through a ditch along the side of a paved road. This picture was likely taken as a study of the drainage problems in Greendale.

Photograph

Anson K. Mayhew

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of Anson K. Mayhew, Milwaukee lumberman and manufacturer.

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