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The Palace Theater

Date: 1920-04-28 ca.

Description: View from across the street of the Palace Theater, 535 West Wisconsin Avenue. A streetcar approaches from the left.

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Vel Phillips at Bat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips grips the bat and ducks as the ball is pitched at a baseball game. The catcher is on the right. Chain link fencing, a bicycle and a residentia...

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Wells Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...

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Parkway Theater

Date: 1921-10-17 ca.

Description: Parkway Theater, 3417 W. Lisbon Avenue. Individuals are walking on sidewalk in front of the buildings.

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Debris On Shoreline

Date:  date unknown

Description: At the top of the incline is a building and a railroad train, with debris on shoreline near water. There is a small group of people to the left of the buil...

Date: 1924-03-27 ca.

Description: Looking northeast on N. Prospect Avenue from E. Juneau Avenue. View of the residential neighborhood with automobiles parked on the side of the roads. Capti...

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Description: Design in shades of red for 3 cent Wisconsin Centennial postage stamp with farming and industry theme.

Date: 1956-01-26 

Description: Sitting in a car, a woman and her daughter talk to another daughter who is at Albrook Air Force Base in the Canal Zone.

Date: 1951 

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

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Wells Street Bridge

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a tugboat pulling a lake steamer on the Milwaukee River under an open drawbridge near the Electric Company.

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: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

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Divers in Training

Date: 1937 

Description: Three shirtless men sitting in what appears to be the interior of a ship. Two are practicing breathing through apparatuses connected to oxygen tanks.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: This map is an advertisement for Milwaukee street cars and motor buses and reads: "Ride the street car or motor bus. Economical, safe, dependable." Include...

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Singer Truck

Date: 1937 

Description: A man carrying a box exits the passenger side of an International D-2 panel truck used by the Singer Sewing Machine Company. The text on the box reads, "Si...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: A Hamilton Metalplane, which was manufactured by the Hamilton Aero Manufacturing Co. of Milwaukee, at the Milwaukee County Airport.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: Elevated view of street through a neighborhood from a railroad embankment. A truck and driver can be seen in the intersection. An elevated bridge is just v...

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Description: Milwaukee, towards South Point from Mitchell Block, E. Water Street and Michigan Street. View shows buildings and rooftops with bay and harbor in distance.

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Railroad Accident

Date:  date unknown

Description: Northwestern Line railroad accident. Railroad cars have fallen off the railroad tracks and the engine car is lying on its side. Both men and women are stan...

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