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Downtown River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Eleven motorcyclists wearing sashes stand in between two news service cars in front of the Milwaukee Journal building. Another row of men stand behi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women walk around piles of coal, examining a collapsed structure in a coal yard.

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.

Date: 1882-09-06 

Description: Engraving of Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott, the first president of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Milwaukee.

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Buick Jitney Bus

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Buick Jitney Bus for the Milwaukee City Bus Line. Its body was produced by the W.S Seaman Company.

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Cement Mill Drive

Date: 1968-09-16 

Description: A cement mill drive that was manufactured in the Speed Reducer Department of the Falk Corporation. This drive was later purchased by Fuller Company and use...

Date: 1947 

Description: Left side of a panorama view of a full parking lot at the Wisconsin State Fair, with the grandstand and water towers in the background.

Date: 1948 

Description: This map is ink on tracing paper and shows acreages, wards, streets, rivers, and Lake Michigan. Also included are editorial notes in pencil.

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows 8 zoning districts, as well as house number system, schools, parks, churches, and points of interest. Lake Michigan is labeled and the lower...

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Milwaukee City Hall

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: City street scene with City Hall.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers stand at work stations while a conveyor moves trays filled with parts.

Date: 1936-03 ca.

Description: Grouping of houses in the Greendale suburb of Milwaukee, which are shown during the construction phase.

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William A. Thompson

Date: 1921-08-06 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William A. Thompson, Milwaukee comptroller.

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Freighter on River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rear view of the freighter "James Laughlin, Duluth". On the right is a sand dredge.

Date: 1959-07 

Description: Dickey Chapelle taking photographs on the beach in Milwaukee during Operation Inland Seas. A Navy ship is on Lake Michigan in the background on the left. A...

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Tank Car Wreck

Date: 1946-08 

Description: Tank car wreck at the Grand Trunk Western Railroad car ferry docks. A man wearing a hat is in the right foreground.

Date: 1956-03-02 

Description: A seamless pipe fitting sits atop a railroad car, ready to be shipped. Later purchased and used by Elmes & Kings. Original Falk caption reads, "14' high-78...

Date: 1976 

Description: An 1876 reprinted map of the Township of Franklin, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, that shows the land ownership and sectioning of the town, as well as the ro...

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