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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Panoramic view of Milwaukee looking northeast. City Hall is visible at the left and Lake Michigan can be seen at the upper right.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Harold O. Hornburg of Hartland, Wisconsin, who stated that "he is standing on the front of the machine with his hands on his hips. His bu...
Date: date unknown
Description: Two men are racing small horse-drawn buggies on a dirt track. Groups of people are watching from the stands. Behind the stands is a vine-covered building...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Several pedestrians cross a city street on a rainy day.
Description: A wrecked automobile, which crashed during the 1912 Milwaukee Grand Prize Race (later called the American Grand Prix); possibly car #35, in which driver Ra...
Description: High school freshman use vending machines for lunch.
Description: An unidentified man dressed as a chasid rabbi, sitting at a desk.
Description: Fire hazards are pointed out in a model house by Battalion Chief Edward McCabe for Cub Scouts of Pack 566 at Manitoba School. The ten-year-old boy scouts p...
Description: A woman and three children, all wearing hats, dresses, and shorts, are at the beach, playing in the sand. Two of the children have toy buckets. Behind the...
Description: Aerial view of High School, in the upper half of the image, with fields, trees, and roadways surrounding it. In the lower half is a residential neighborho...
Description: Aerial view and illustration of projected projects including interstates and interchanges in downtown Milwaukee for the 1970's.
Description: View inside the Allis-Chalmers plant of #27 double discharge Gates Gyratory Breaker during erection. It was built for the Utah Copper Company. There is a m...
Description: A crowd of young boys in an alley gathers behind a woman, possibly a suffragist, who appears to have thrown something. From the interior of the building on...
Description: Seated profile portrait of Laura Wood Catlin (Mrs. Charles), founder and president of Milwaukee Children's Free Hospital.
Description: Driver David Bruce-Brown and mechanic Tony Scudelari pose in their race car. Although they had been warned that their tires appeared worn, on October 1, 19...
Description: An unidentified man dressed as a chasid rabbi.
Description: Father reading "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain to his son.
Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.
Description: Elevated view looking southwest from the Milwaukee County Court House. Labeled in the image are the Wells Building, the Railway Exchange Building and the P...
Description: Group portrait of the West Allis-Hale High school basketball team.
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