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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...

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large Victorian-style house gutted by a fire. Ladders lean on the sides, reaching up to many different levels. Two people are on the roof spraying wate...

Date: 1913-02-02 

Description: Alma Reinhardt Taylor with her three children, Donna, Ellen, and Fred, stand outside in the winter weather. All but the smallest child have furry hand muf...

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Snow in the Night

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Winter scene of a Milwaukee residential street corner with snow at night.

Date: 1963-01-12 

Description: Winter scene with teenage boy snow blowing the driveway of a house. His letter jacket has "64" on the sleeve. He is also wearing a stocking cap with pom...

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Hailstones

Date:  date unknown

Description: Round hailstones piled on a saucer with either grape or cherry tomatoes, or perhaps eggs, placed next to them for size comparison. A newspaper is under th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a snowy street. Men and women, one with a baby, are bundled up against the snowy winter weather, and are lining both sides of the street. Carriag...

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Windy Street Scene

Date:  

Description: A street scene with pedestrians and police officer on a windy day in downtown Milwaukee.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow-covered street car, Milwaukee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large wave is breaking against the side of the Milwaukee breakwater lighthouse. There is a ship on the left, in the distance beyond the jetty.

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Women Ice Skating

Date:  

Description: Three women wearing large hats ice skating together on a pond.

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"Big Muskegan Wind"

Date:  date unknown

Description: A lodge in winter. The yard of the lodge is covered in ice.

Date:  

Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch stand near a wooden bridge, holding canes, in a wooded area blanketed in snow. There is a hat on top of one of the posts on t...

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Snowy Traffic Jam

Date: 1967-02-02 

Description: Winter scene of a snowstorm that hit Milwaukee just at rush hour creating a traffic headache for homebound commuters (seen here at Wisconsin and Milwaukee...

Date:  ca.

Description: The first depot built in Milwaukee, it served the Milwaukee & Waukesha Railroad which became the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad and eventually the Chicag...

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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...

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Ice Chunks on Water

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ice chunks floating on the water near houses. People are standing watch nearby.

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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:  date unknown

Description: An ice-covered car ferry, possibly docking in a harbor.

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