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Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated exterior view of the water purification plant. A group of men are working on the front lawn of the plant.

Date: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski and his Curtiss pusher were scheduled to fly at the 1912 Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Milwaukee, along with several other Curtiss aviators...

Date: 1876 before

Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large pavilion with a gray roof and tower are in the center of the image. A dirt road passes across the lower foreground. On the right of the building...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. The Alhambra Theatre is on the left. Pedestrians are on the streets and sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are on...

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Description: A man is sitting at the wheel of a long steamroller parked in a gravel lot with a brick building in the background.

Photograph

Unloading Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man unloads coal from a boat by walking a wheelbarrow across wooden platforms raised on scaffolds. In the background a man stands with an empty wheelbarr...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1912-10 

Description: A race car driver wearing a "Buick shirt" watches as his crew works on his vehicle. In the background, another car is passing the grandstand.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...

Photograph

W.M. Steinmeyer Co.

Date:  

Description: W.M. Steinmeyer grocery building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Highland Avenue.

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Description: New Northwestern Insurance Company building, with horse-drawn vehicles in the street.

Photograph

Milwaukee Club

Date: 1889 

Description: Corner of 706 North Jefferson Street; from a booklet of collotype views published by the photographer. The building has a turret with a rounded roof. At th...

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: Iceman delivering a block of ice from an International D-300 streamlined truck to an office building in downtown Milwaukee. The man worked for the Wisconsi...

Photograph

Women Pedestrians

Date: 1911 

Description: Three women in large hats walking away from two streetcars on a windy day. Other men and women stand in the background. One of the streetcars has a sign th...

Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men standing on a wooden bridge holding rifles with a horse-drawn carriage in the background.

Photograph

Large Mill Drive

Date: 1968-10-29 

Description: Mill drive purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by Duval. Original Falk caption reads, "260 inch x 34 inch single helical split ring gear... part of a phot...

Date: 1937-05-11 

Description: Elevated view of a man loading burlap bags from a loading dock onto the bed of an International D-50 truck owned by the Materials Transit Company.

Postcard

522 First Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: View from street of three people standing in front of a small house. There is a small Oeil-de-boeuf window in the upper story. The windows have shutters an...

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