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Description: Group of people, probably including NAACP Youth Council members, picketing outside Marc's Big Boy restaurant. Lloyd Barbee is second from the left.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.
Description: A man and two women with piles of paper tickets being sorted for the upcoming theater season at the Fred Miller theater.
Date: 1870 before
Description: Stereograph; looking down a wide, tree-lined dirt road. A fence is visible behind the tree line on the right.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of building on corner in downtown area. There are horse-drawn vehicles in the street, and pedestrians on the sidewalk and crossing the street...
Description: Elevated view of a large factory room with workers and parts at Milwaukee Works.
Description: A large building has partially collapsed from a fire. Fire fighters, some of them standing on the roof of a building next door, aim large streams of water...
Description: The caption with this photograph reads: "Dr. Walter Peterson (right), professor of history at Lawrence University, Appleton, with F. Gerald Ham, Wisconsin...
Date: 1910 before
Description: Northeast corner of the intersection, future site of the Stephenson Building. A cigar store stands on the corner, with a harness store on the left, and mo...
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...
Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...
Description: Factory worker operates a machine suspended from the ceiling on a line of cream separators at Milwaukee Works.
Date: 1954-03-25 before
Description: Milwaukee Braves player Joe Adcock fields a ball during spring training.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the imag...
Description: Control tower and entrance to the new Howell Street passenger terminal at General Mitchell Field shortly before its formal opening in July 1955. The Milwau...
Description: Exposition Building.
Description: Mack building on the southwest corner of N. Water Street and E. Wisconsin Avenue. Rank and Motteram Co. jewelery business inside the Mack building. Several...
Description: View of old sailing boats at a shoreline with elevator A in the background.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Central Building. Six-story building with cars along the road next to it. In the lower foreground is a parking lot with a sign listing parking as 15 cents.
Description: Washington Park Zoo yak exhibit. The park was later replaced by the Milwaukee County Zoo.
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