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Description: Well-dressed pedestrians walking on a downtown Milwaukee Street.

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee and Vicinity

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: This map from the 1960s provides a detailed street map of Milwaukee County and eastern Waukesha County as far west as Menomonee Falls and Muskego Lake. A p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A boy wearing overalls and holding a Pepsi bottle standing near a trash pile on a street curb.

Date: 1952-10-03 

Description: Presidential candidate Dwight Eisenhower and Wisconsin Senator Joseph R. McCarthy together on the rear car of the "Eisenhower Special." The location of th...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Reservoir, looking South, with pedestrians walking along the edge of reservoir. A team of horses with a cart or wagon can also be seen in the background.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...

Photograph

Pickled Peppers

Date: 1963-11-21 

Description: A variety of canned and fresh peppers is artfully displayed by the woman who serves them to her family and gives them as gifts.

Photograph

Walter Reuther

Date: 1947-12-06 

Description: Walter Reuther, President of the United Automobile Workers (right), after delivering address to the Wisconsin State CIO convention, December 6, 1947. To h...

Date: 1941-04-10 

Description: A structure is being demolished on Kilbourn Avenue.

Postcard

Union Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Station, located at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. Clock tower in center.

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: 1939-05-18 

Description: Two men stand near the back of an International D-246-F truck outfitted with a cement mixer body. The truck is owned by Tews Lime & Cement Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of the Faithful Travelers. Eight African American men, three in front, five in back, pose wearing light suits, dark neckties and pocket kerc...

Photograph

Race Car Drivers

Date: 1912-09 ca.

Description: Two men sitting in a racecar, with the driver of the car, possibly Harry Endicott, wearing a leather mask with goggles. Two men stand in the background.

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking south down 8th Street from Schlitz's Park.

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view southeast from Marquette College. Homes along street in the foreground with a horse-drawn carriage. Church steeples can be seen in the dista...

Date: 1941 before

Description: Milwaukee Farmer's Market during the late 1930s. A customer carries produce purchased at the market.

Photograph

Waves Crashing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Lake Michigan, showing waves crashing near a row of pilings.

Date:  

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...

Date: 1910-08-31 ca.

Description: Looking northwest on Fond du Lac Avenue from W. Walnut Street. Building with awning that says "1220 Zautcke Bros." Streetcars, pedestrians and horse-drawn...

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