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Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of men wearing winter coats and hats. They are standing on a metal roof, examining a large collapsed industrial structure which is behind th...

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Description: Letterhead of the E.R. Godfrey & Sons Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a red belt with a silver buckle across the top left. Examples of the company's...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A small boy is standing next to a baby in a decorated coaster wagon before a Fourth of July parade. A large crowd is standing on the grass behind them, and...

Photograph

Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: Taylor barn being moved. A tractor and a truck are pulling the barn, which is on a platform, through the snow. A smaller barn is on the left. On the rig...

Date: 1906 

Description: Five railroad employees pose on Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine no. 1223 at the Chestnut Street yard. Left to right are yardman Jack Meyer, ya...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man in a suit and hat is standing on the side of a train engine in a train yard. Railroad employees can be seen in and on the train, and a group of men a...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: This map shows ward boundaries, lot and block numbers and dimensions, house numbers, electric car lines, steam railways, and adjoining plat numbers in a po...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A beach on Lake Michigan near the Milwaukee Yacht Club. Men, women, and children relax on the beach. In the background many boats are on the water.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue (now Wisconsin Avenue). Statue is in center foreground with trees around it, as well as a road and church to the left and other buildings to t...

Date: 1909-09-17 

Description: President Taft walking along a path at the Soldier's Home where he addressed veterans. Several others accompany the President, including Mayor David S. Ros...

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:...

Photograph

Tight squeeze

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large steamship squeezing through an open bridge.

Photograph

Housing Project

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A child peddles his tricycle on a sidewalk at the end of a cul de sac in his Greendale neighborhood with houses lining the street.

Photograph

Monster Truck

Date: 1989-01-23 

Description: A man cowers in mock awe before Kodiak, a 14,000 pound Ford Silverado rigged with six-foot-tall tires and an extra heavy-duty suspension. The truck compet...

Date: 1963-06 

Description: Children, adults, and a Northwest Airlines Boeing 707 jetliner on the tarmac at General Mitchell International Airport. The children, all first graders fro...

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Description: Four officers ride in a carriage labeled "Fire Department" pulled by two horses. They appear to be part of a parade, and a crowd of people stands along the...

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing.

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Description: East Water Street from Kirby House. View of buildings and street. Street car in the distance.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1848 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Photograph

Boats in Harbor

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three boats on right. Left side has two buildings and small boats in fog.

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