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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:  date unknown

Description: Motorcycle race contestant overturned on the track after collision with haybales.

Photograph

Road Races

Date: 1912 

Description: Driver Spencer Washart on left, with John Genter (the mechanic) sitting next to him. Washart has 'Mercedes" across his shirt. Another car is behind them,...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Street view; City Hall is in background. Taken on the edge of a street with horse-drawn carriages, and buildings lining the street, and a man wearing a ha...

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Description: Letterhead of the Columbia Carriage Company of Milwaukee, specialist in buggies and importer of bicycles, with views of buggies and a bicycle, a brick back...

Date: 1936 

Description: Color coded map in pink, yellow, blue, and brown of Milwaukee County State and County trunk highways. The map includes a legend of symbols: "STEAM RAIL ROA...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Dandy of its day

Date: 1935-6-10

County: Milwaukee

City: Milwaukee

Photograph

Joys Building

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Description: Joys Building, located on the west side of N. Water Street between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets. Several horse-drawn vehicles are parked in front of t...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Syl and aunt Helen in a rowboat on the Milwaukee River at Gordon Park. In the background a large bridge crosses the river. On the right the banks of the ri...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Front of City Hall, taken from a rooftop. Streets, cars, statue and fountain are visible. Sign on Hall says "Welcome."

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Milwaukee County Stadium on the day of the first game of the 1958 World Series, between the Milwaukee Braves and the New York Yankees. A man is being lower...

Date: 1925 

Description: This series of 11 maps plus an index show the rivers as well as riverside buildings, landownership, and streets.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Railroad lying

Date: 1858-6-05

County: Milwaukee

City: Milwaukee

Photograph

Ludington Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Ludington Building, built in 1881 on the southeast corner of North Plankinton Avenue and West Wells Street, featuring the Singer Sewing Machine store.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of hotel at a street corner. The Majestic is the tallest building in the image. Signs designate two of the buildings, with a smaller buildin...

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Description: Heavy touring carriages unload passengers in front of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper building. A crowd is gathered, along with a few musicians and paperbo...

Photograph

Car Racing

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A two-passenger car with the number 13 on the front is going around the bend on a dirt race track.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored view from the water. Buildings are in the background, a boat and bridge are in the center. A small boat with people in it are in the foregroun...

Date:  date unknown

Description: William Kammoeller, a 4-H Junior Fair camper, waiting in the Youth Building for the car to take him home.

Date: 1984-09-26 

Description: A woman uses an early commercial computer network that allows travel agents to book their own flights without the use of a telephone.

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