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Sans Souci Hall

Date: 1912 

Description: Formally a Universalist Church (under Rev. Augusta Chapin), then a Baptist church, later a club house and eventually a dance hall. Photograph taken after...

Photograph

Sivyer Marker

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Marks the birthplace of Milwaukee's first white boy, erected by Brodhead Estate.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: A Milwaukee billboard advertising a lecture by Earl Browder, general secretary of the Communist Party-USA. The sign reads "Win the War Rally! Earl Browder,...

Date: 1952 

Description: Looking down Wells Street from the first Wisconsin National Bank Building. Commerce office on lower left.

Date: 1913-09-12 ca.

Description: Looking south on N. Plankinton Avenue and N. 3rd Street, with the The Second Ward Savings Bank (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society) in the triangl...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View across street of storefronts, including a barbershop, and a sign reading "Alamo" above a marquee that says "Free Poultry and Country Store". The 1100...

Date: 1919-09-12 ca.

Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...

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Marine Plaza

Date: 1961 

Description: View of building under construction from a boat on the river.

Date: 1914-06-08 ca.

Description: The Southwest corner of North 2nd Street and West Wisconsin Avenue, with Stumpf and Langhoff clothing building on the left and Majestic Building on the rig...

Date: 1964 

Description: Elevated view of the city looking north along the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee County Alms House.

Date: 1950 

Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...

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May Day Rally

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day rally with a crowd of Union members on the steps of a large stone building. Banners read "United Labor 51st May Day: 1886-1937" "German-American W...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on th...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Downtown aerial view with the Milwaukee River and City Hall.

Photograph

Marquette Statue

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Statue of the monk with a cross in his left hand and his right hand upraised. Behind the statue is a plaque with a carving of an Indian in a canoe near a s...

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Boy Scout Parade

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view. As part of Boy Scout Day at the Wisconsin State Fair, a contingent of scout flag bearers marches over the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge over the M...

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Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Winter scene with two women walking in the snow on Wisconsin Avenue at Ninth Street, Milwaukee.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A unidentified woman is standing on a stairway outside a doorway with two young girls, identified as Donna Taylor on the right, and Ellen Taylor on the lef...

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