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Photograph

Car Racing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A race car on the track moves past a stationary vehicle in the bottom of the image. Behind a second fence is a large crowd of people observing the races, n...

Postcard

Millioki Club

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A large building on a small hill above a road. Three posts are along the road, and small rails line the the sidewalk near a small drive. A man is standing...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Central Building. Six-story building with cars along the road next to it. In the lower foreground is a parking lot with a sign listing parking as 15 cents.

Photograph

Richard W. Houghton

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Richard W. Houghton, Milwaukee lumberman and realtor.

Date: 1881 after

Description: Stereograph. Memorial Hall and Post Office. The hall was dedicated on March 16, 1882. Capable of seating an audience of 500-600 for performances, the buil...

Date: 1972 

Description: Left to right: Holton, Merrill, and Johnson Halls. Cars are parked along the road, including a Ford Gremlin and Chevrolet Camaro, in the lower part of the...

Date: 1938 

Description: Four men planting shrubbery along the edge of a brick patio area outside of the Administration Building. A duplex house is visible in the background.

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.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landownersÂ’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

Photograph

Court of Honor

Date: 1923 

Description: Elevated view of Court of Honor on Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: View from road of crowd of people walking towards the entrance to the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition on Greenfield Avenue.

Photograph

Bootleg Days

Date: 1933-08-23 

Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...

Photograph

West State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east between Second and Third streets. City Hall is visible in the left center background. Signs and billboards dot several buildin...

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the Milwaukee Dry Dock Company, which operated two docks, with a view of a dock with ships, planks of wood, buildings, and the slogan, "Electri...

Photograph

Concrete Locks

Date:  date unknown

Description: Concrete locks on a narrow river in winter. Snow covers the ground, and a water tower and smokestack can be seen in the background.

Date: 1889-08 

Description: Formal outdoor group portrait of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers. They are posing while lined up on the front steps of the Milwaukee Armory building...

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: Two women are holding up signs in support of Bernie Sanders. One of the signs reads: "Bernie for President, Join the Movement."

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down National Avenue. Storefronts line the road, and there are horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, and a streetcar.

Date: 1948-04-20 

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

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Flag pole with limestone carving of women and men by Alonzo Hauser, who was appointed by the Farm Security Administration, at its base. The sculpture was b...

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