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Photograph

Otto Falk House

Date: 1964 

Description: Exterior of building just prior to demolition. At the time, the building was occupied by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Three and one-half story...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and jacket poses with three well-dressed women in dresses and wide-brimmed hats.

Date: 1924-08-20 ca.

Description: Displays of merchandise inside of a grocery store.

Photograph

West State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east between Second and Third streets. City Hall is visible in the left center background. Signs and billboards dot several buildin...

Date: 1922 

Description: This photograph from the Wisconsin Highway Commission records is unidentified, but a few internal details helps to understand the content. The Wisconsin li...

Photograph

Five Fire Fighters

Date: 1931 before

Description: A small group of four fighters and one of their bosses stands amid burned remnants from a fire. One man is holding a fire hose that is spraying water. Wate...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Children in costumes stand with adults near decorated baby carriages and coaster wagons before a Fourth of July parade. One of the wagons is covered and ha...

Date: 1914-07-19 ca.

Description: Individuals boating in the Kosciusko Park lagoon with onlookers sitting on the bank. Caption on glass plate reads, "Boating, Kosciusko Park".

Photograph

Mr. Henry Weber

Date: 1914-08-20 

Description: Henry Weber, the president of the Park Board rides in an automobile in Lake Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Mr. Henry Webster [sic], prest. Par...

Date: 1946 

Description: Members of local 18 United Gas, Coke and Chemical of the C.I.O. picketing in a small circle on a wide downtown sidewalk. Two men hold signs and one reads,...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.

Date: 1905 after

Description: View along the river, with a raised bridge with a steamboat passing through. River surrounded by buildings on both sides. A clock tower is in the backgroun...

Photograph

State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: Fruits, Farm Crops building. A man in a trench coat stands in a doorway.

Date: 1902 

Description: This map is a chart of Milwaukee Harbor that displays local streets, bridges, roads, railroads, public buildings, businesses, factories, dry docks, parks,...

Photograph

"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

Date: 1944-07-05 

Description: Adults are standing around two girls with decorated baby carriages before a Fourth of July parade. There is a house, yard and automobile in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...

Date: 1938-12 ca.

Description: A device spraying water to create an ice rink. The rink was 115 x 200 ft. and was opened sometime during Christmas week 1938. There are houses and pedestri...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View down the avenue. A large crowd of people on are on the left in front of a storefront, and several horse-drawn vehicles are on the right. Two men are...

Date: 1951 

Description: Aerial view of Jones Island and garbage disposal plant.

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