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Date: 1912 ca.

Description: "Metcalf for Governor" is painted on a truck for the campaign. Other phrases: "Vote Socialist For Your Children's Sake", "Vote Socialist Save Civilization"...

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Description: View of Milwaukee buildings and rooftops west from the top of the courthouse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a bathing place on the water. A hill is behind the building, on top of which are a sign for a swimming school, and several houses.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A mock shotgun wedding at a Civilian Defense Rally, with a solider marrying a woman with a man dressed as a country priest presiding.

Photograph

Downtown District

Date: 1914-05-23 ca.

Description: Looking north on N. Water Street from W. St. Paul Avenue. City Hall is visible in the left background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across the Milwaukee River, showing advertisements for the Riverside Printing House, Book and Job Printing, Spring Street Lager Beer Hall, and Hood an...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A smiling young girl stands on a raised platform in front of a microphone being used for the Civilian Defense Rally. A record player and other electronic d...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: View from behind of crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition grandstand watching motorcycles line up before a race. In the background are tents as well...

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View of a statue in Juneau Park, created by American sculptor Anne Whitney in 1887. The statue is a replica of the original which resides in Boston, Massac...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Building with two large smokestacks on hill with Lake Michigan in the background. In front is a landscaped area with several smaller buildings.

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Description: A street cleaning truck spraying water on a suburban street with houses in the background. The text on the driver's side door probably reads "US Dept. of A...

Photograph

Boy Scout Parade

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view. As part of Boy Scout Day at the Wisconsin State Fair, a contingent of scout flag bearers marches over the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge over the M...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Men and women standing on a roped off platform before a Fourth of July parade. The man wearing the hat and eyeglasses is potentially the grand marshal of t...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The ma...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18, entering the harbor.

Photograph

City at Night

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view over a large unidentified city at night, showing only a pattern of lights.

Date: 1938 

Description: Map shows wards and assembly districts for Milwaukee County as of September 1938. The map contains annotations in what appears to be pencil showing senator...

Photograph

Syl at Reservoir

Date: 1899-05-28 

Description: View down gravel path towards Syl seated on a bench along the edge of a reservoir on a hill. There is a brick building, perhaps a pumphouse, built over the...

Date: 1970 

Description: Close-up detail of scene of historic Wisconsin in a hexagonal structure on a pedestal beneath the clock. The scene depicts an outdoor band concert in Milwa...

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view looking roughly south, the foreground overlooks a residential neighborhood. On the far shoreline, smoke clouds spew out from lar...

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