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Date: 1899-07 ca.

Description: A boat leaving Milwaukee Harbor between two breakwaters, steaming into Milwaukee Bay and onward out into Lake Michigan.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Exterior of school. A red building is on the right in the background, and darker buildings are on the left. School has five levels with peaked roofs and s...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of school. A flag flies on the right side of the school.

Date: 1879 

Description: This map shows asylums, cemeteries, hospitals, parks, streets, and wards. Relief is shown by contours. Also included are manuscript annotations in pencil....

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: T.M.E.R. & L. Company. Right corner of building has a crowd of people on the sidewalk. On the right is a small line of trees and a man in the Express No....

Date: 1836 

Description: Drawing of the Solomon Juneau house on East Michigan. There are tethered bears on either side of the front door. Two people lean on the fence, watching the...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Central Building. Seven story building with a walkway connecting to the second floor over the road on the right. Cars are parked in front...

Photograph

Elevator "A"

Date: 1980 before

Description: Stereograph; elevated view of what was supposedly the largest elevator in the world at the time. Though there is a Peirce & Whaling Company imprint over t...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862 

Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...

Photograph

Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.

Date: 1957-08-28 

Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...

Date: 1935 

Description: Nighttime view. A small sign for the company is in a middle window on the first floor. The left entrance has a potted plant in the window.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Drawing of a two-story school house. A bell tower is on the roof, a tree and a lamp post and fence are next to the road.

Postcard

Elks' Club

Date: 1910 before

Description: Building with arched entrance and four stories from across the road. Two buildings are on either side.

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Description: Group of people on steps in front of unknown building in Milwaukee. A car is parked on the street.

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Description: Two boys attempting to climb a wall on the facade of a building near a window.

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.

Photograph

Motorcycle Rider

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is posed on an early motorcycle.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.

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