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Photograph

Flying Santa

Date: 1966-11-20 

Description: As a crowd of onlookers watch, Santa Claus alights from his special holiday helicopter with the help of an aide at Southgate Shopping Center.

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...

Photograph

Wells Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Traffic on Wells Street with the Germania Newspaper weekly building in the background.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Five girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a row and each of the girls has a num...

Photograph

The Snow Flyer

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Harold O. Hornburg of Hartland, Wisconsin, who stated that "he is standing on the front of the machine with his hands on his hips. His bu...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Band, in full regalia, playing tubas, clarinets and trumpets as well as other instruments, outside at a Fourth of July parade. There is a brick building in...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of brick school and gymnasium buildings.

Date: 1940 before

Description: Formerly the home of Alexander Mitchell, at West Wisconsin Avenue and Tenth Street; in 1917 it became the Wisconsin Club. Entrance gate in the winter. Wr...

Date: 1939 

Description: Parishioners gather at the entrance outside New Fellowship Church of God In Christ at North Eighth Street.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A line of girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a long line and each of the girl...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Several pedestrians cross a city street on a rainy day.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: From Government Pier, looking at downtown Milwaukee.

Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

Photograph

Building Entrance

Date: 1940 before

Description: Entrance to large home. Part of porch as well as side of house visible. Curved stairs lead up to the porch. Door flanked by columns with highly detailed c...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Four girls standing in a row dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. Each of the girls has a number around her arm...

Photograph

Kremer's Homestead

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of Kremer's Homestead.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: East Water Street at Wisconsin Avenue. City Hall is visible in the background. At the left is the Waldheim and Company Department Store of 407-411 East Wat...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Flagpole on a strip of grass in the middle of an avenue. On the right are several horse-drawn vehicles and people parading in the road in front of what app...

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