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Date: 1914 before

Description: View of downtown Milwaukee riverbank before the First National Bank was built in 1914. Advertising painted on the sides of buildings includes B. Mock & So...

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The ornate entrance to the Schlitz Palm Garden. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue, the Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and...

Photograph

Modern Kitchen

Date:  

Description: Interior viiew of a "modern" kitchen.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Close-up of two participants, a man and a boy, in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. Both are looking at the photographer and the boy carries a...

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Description: Milwaukee Street from Mason.

Date: 1917 

Description: Slightly elevated view from rear of Governor Philipp sitting in a Pierce Arrow luxury car in the back seat on the left, with the top down. Five other men s...

Photograph

Motorcycle Rider

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is posed on an early motorcycle.

Photograph

Stasia Pokora

Date: 1946-08-29 

Description: Stasia Pokora, Executive Secretary of the American Relief for Poland, sang Polish songs, many of which she learned from Polish immigrants who roomed at her...

Date: 1980-07-25 

Description: A family relaxes by their backyard pool, while a father tosses his infant son gently in the air.

Date: 1950 

Description: Interior, with main altar in the apse. Ornate interior, decorated with sculpture and painting.

Photograph

J. Robert Taylor

Date: 1938-10-01 

Description: Taylor is relaxing, smoking his pipe and reading his paper in front of an open heater. A kerchief is covering his head. Smoke is around the light in the...

Date: 1919 

Description: Portrait of Alfred Lawson, with his arm around the shoulders of an unidentified woman who is holding a handkerchief. They are posing while looking out of a...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: A United Public Workers parade/demonstration from an adjacent sidewalk. The line of participants including a horse-drawn wagon stretches into the distance....

Photograph

Motorcycle Racing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are lined up on motorcycles on a track preparing to race.

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Description: The first depot built in Milwaukee, it served the Milwaukee & Waukesha Railroad which became the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad and eventually the Chicag...

Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Packard delivery truck for Quality Biscuit Company, sitting in front of the W.S. Seaman plant. The car's body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Compa...

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Hiawatha Locomotive

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Description: The "Chippewa", one of the Milwaukee Road's high speed Hiawatha locomotives at the Union Station. The station clock tower can be seen in the background.

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Description: Elevated view of Mitchell Bank and Chamber of Commerce.

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Description: Three-quarter length cabinet card portrait of Captain N.A. Peterson, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who was master and part owner of the schooner “Selt”...

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Beating the Bug

Date: 1968-12-13 

Description: A firefighter gets a flu shot made available to city workers in the lobby of the municipal building to avoid contracting the Hong Kong flu.

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