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Date: 1975-04-01 

Description: The bridge over the Milwaukee Harbor named in honor of former Mayor Daniel Hoan. The bridge was constructed between 1970 and 1970, but during the period de...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of motorcyclists, both male and female, are lined up in front of a sidewalk with a group of people standing behind them in front of an awning for a...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view over rooftops looking towards Lake Michigan shoreline. Seaman's Furniture and Rooms building is surrounded by other commercial buildings. The...

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Description: Three men, Harold Gauer likely among them, examine a Rolls Royce Phantom belonging to Webster Woodmanisee. They are working in a driveway, with a garage wi...

Photograph

Milwaukee Road Pour

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Workers and inspectors of a mechanized concrete pour somewhere in Milwaukee County. By 1920 Milwaukee was famous for its 18-foot wide concrete roads, the c...

Photograph

Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

Date: 1886 

Description: Letterhead for the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co., with an engraving of a bird's-eye view of the city (signed Ma-- Richards, Mil Wis) advertising the "Nationa...

Date: 1931 before

Description: The Frank Braeger is moored on the shore of Jones Island with steam issuing from the pipe, with the crew posing on the boat. In the background a man...

Date: 1889 

Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large cloud of smoke blankets the end of the road and snow covers the ground. Pedestrians line the sidewalks on either side of the road. A woman runs ac...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...

Postcard

Elks' Club

Date: 1910 before

Description: Building with arched entrance and four stories from across the road. Two buildings are on either side.

Photograph

Unidentified Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A horse and wagon for the Milwaukee Brewery Co. and a car are parked on the road near the curb. The road is lined with residences.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Building also housed the Custom House. Corner of Milwaukee and Wisconisn Streets.

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Description: Four women crossing a street. One of the women in the foreground is dressed in a fashionable dress and hat.

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, and an overall classical theme to the architecture.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Michael Petyo is shaking hands with a reporter from 12 News, as a camera operator is filming them. Petyo is wearing a suit and a red flower pin. Another ma...

Photograph

16th Street Viaduct

Date: 1910-08-27 ca.

Description: Looking south on the 16th Street viaduct over Menominee Valley from about Clybourn Street. Surrounding industrial area and neighborhoods are visible in add...

Date: 1957-03-27 

Description: Two U.W. Milwaukee coeds stopped at the city garage to help employees place "Be alert — VOTE!" bumper stickers on city vehicles. Miss Nancy Breske is apply...

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