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Description: Exterior view of the bar owned by Rudolph Steinbacher at the corner of 16th Street and St. Paul Avenue. A large sign for Schlitz beer is painted on the wa...
Description: Father James Groppi (1931-) and social activists at NAACP March, marching east up Wisconsin Avenue.
Description: 1952 Alice in Dairyland Beverly Ann Steffen and 1953 Alice in Dairyland Mary Ellen Jenks standing in front of a "Smoke Your Own Fish" stand at the 1953 Wis...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A man films a family as they sit at a picnic table and eat lunch at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Description: A crowd of people outside of the Wisconsin At Work Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. A blimp emblazoned with the word...
Description: A man with a gunny sack swung over his shoulder is dressed as a hillbilly with a wig and a fake beard. Next to him stands a man dressed as a preacher, and...
Date: date unknown
Description: Snowy Milwaukee street with the Edgewood streetcar, pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages. Men and women pass by a clock on the sidewalk. A Gimbels sign...
Date: 1931 before
Description: The Frank Braeger tug boat was used for fishing from 1906 until 1931 and ran on Lake Michigan. Frank Braeger and his family lived on Jones Island. T...
Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 7131 in Milwaukee.
Description: A small crowd leaves the "Alice In Dairyland" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.
Description: Two men are near a creek, swollen with rainwater, running through Center Park. A footbridge crosses the creek which has large stones along its banks. Trees...
Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...
Description: A horse-drawn cart, marked B.C. Horsch, is waiting near Dr. W.H. Perrigo's veterinary and dental business in the S. 6th St neighborhood in Milwaukee. Behin...
Description: A group of boys and girls seated with instruments are waiting to perform music at a Civilian Defense Rally.
Description: Girls playing football on field.
Description: Exterior view from across street of the Milwaukee County Court House, with automobiles, a fire hydrant, and a woman walking across the street.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Children wearing coats and hats throwing snowballs outdoors. There are trees, and the roofs of houses in the background.
Description: Art Welstenholine speaking into a microphone on a sidewalk in front of a bakery. A small group surrounds him and he is looking into the camera.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Man operating a Pawling & Harnischfeger concrete breaker on the street. The machine is stamped "Pawling & Harnischfeger Co. Milwaukee, Wis." Pedestrians ar...
Description: Beekeeper Robert Neureuther examines a frame of honeycomb partly filled with honey. Behind him are hives wrapped up for cold weather.
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