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Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man orders a beer from the outdoor bar at a Civil Defense Rally. The banners on the booth read "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer On Draft" and "Greendale Civilian...

Date: 1882 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Beloit harvester and twine binder manufactured by the Parker-Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. The cover features...

Date: 1938 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Commander Beer, Milwaukee, Brewed and Bottled by Capitol Brewing company of Milwauke...


Description: Several pedestrians walking near the Wisconsin National Bank building.


"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Interior view with dome visible. A long counter takes up the lower right of the image, and at the left is a white barrier wall, next to a decorated column....

Date: 1950-08-26 

Description: Poster advertising the National Championship Motorcycle Races at the Wisconsin State Fair.


Description: Memohead of the M. Hilty Lumber Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the Hilty's Invincible Hardwood Flooring trademark with the motto, "Matchless Yet Mat...

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...


Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some landownership, roads, railroads, cemeteries, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. The map includes...

Date: 1910 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. In the center of the label, cut in the shape of a parallelogram, is a blue banner wit...

Date: 1958-12 

Description: Elevated view over rooftops, looking southwest from North 4th and West Cherry Streets toward the central YMCA building.


WPA Exhibit

Date: 1937 

Description: Opening ceremonies for a Work Progress Administration (WPA) exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.


Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...


Description: Looking northeast from N. Water and E. Buffalo Streets. Cars are parked on the side of Water Street, and streetcar tracks run down the street. Caption on n...

Date: 1969 

Description: Picketers in front of Kroger supermarket in Milwaukee carrying United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO signs that read, "Boycott Grapes" to support the grape boyc...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The man in the goggles on the right is Teddy Tetzlaff possibly at the Vanderbilt Cup Race. The other men are unidentified. In the background is the grandst...


Description: A boy on a Milwaukee street drives a goat cart with an advertisement for Silverstone the tailor. Several on-lookers watch from the left hand side of the st...

Date: 1863 

Description: Includes index to public buildings, churches, schools. Inset: Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. Gives names of some property owners.

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