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Water Tower

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Water tower of the Milwaukee water works, North Point.

Photograph

Elevated City View

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Flagpole on a strip of grass in the middle of an avenue. On the right are several horse-drawn vehicles and people parading in the road in front of what app...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Colored print of the river. Bridge is raised as a steamboat passes through. River is bordered by buildings with a clock tower in the background.

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view from field of factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Photograph

Menominee Valley

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An industrial area of Milwaukee known as Menominee Valley.

Date:  

Description: Farmer inspecting cornstacks in a field.

Date: 1940 

Description: A man stands at the back of an International Metro truck with a basket of bread. The truck includes the text: "Jaeger's / Butter-Nut is fresh bread". "Hah...

Photograph

Burning Building

Date: 1944-10-17 

Description: Smoke billows out of the roof of a burning building. Fire fighters climb on ladders on the side of the building and water hoses snake along the ground.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from bridge looking over at a hill leading down to bath houses and fenced-in swimming areas for beginners. Establishment of Wm. Bechstein.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wooded drive with fall colors.

Date:  

Description: View east of buildings and lake from the dome of the Exposition building. Lumber stacked on the right.

Photograph

UFW Grape Boycott

Date: 1969 

Description: A picketer pushing the wheelchair of another supporter of the United Farmworkers — AFL-CIO grape boycott. They are possibly picketing in front of a superma...

Map or Atlas

Maps of Milwaukee

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is 1 map consisting of 12 sheets. Sheet 1: "Area Map of Milwaukee Wisconsin 1940". There is numbered key labeling eac...

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: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking northwest from Division Street and East Water Street. Rooftop of building in foreground has laundry hanging from a line. In the back...

Photograph

Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

Photograph

West Allis Works

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of the West Allis Works, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, and surrounding neighborhoods.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Gugler Lithographic Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building.

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