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Photograph

Lincoln Beachey

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Description: Lincoln Beachey is considered by many to be the greatest aviator of his era. He is pictured here about to take off in his Curtiss pusher, wearing his signa...

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

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

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Side view of courthouse. Several cars are parked on the road lining the courthouse, and a woman is stepping onto the sidewalk near a fire hydrant.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This map shows wards, streets, railroads, parks, cemeteries, select buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included is a street index. Cemeteries and parks are...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: View from sidewalk of horse-drawn wagon on a tree-lined city street in a United Public Workers parade/demonstration. The wagon has a number of boys in it w...

Date: 1926-08-18 ca.

Description: Construction workers and early construction machinery being driven by horses in a residential neighborhood.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Basin or slip area. The city is on a hill in the background, and boats are in the river. On the left is a sidewalk and railing with stairs. People are wa...

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Description: Men and women walking on sidewalk in front of a brick commercial building. The Greendale Village Hall is in the background and snow is on the ground.

Date: 1913-11-29 ca.

Description: Park near hotels and Gimbels building. Caption says, "View N.E. from C. M. & St. P. Depot". Presently, it is Zeidler Union Square on W. Everett Street betw...

Photograph

Sun Bathing

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Women sun bathe near an express highway in Milwaukee.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Humboldt Gardens Hotel at the southwest corner of North and Humboldt Avenues. There are large Miller Beer advertisements on the side o...

Photograph

Sentinel Building

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Description: The south side of Mason Street looking east from N. Water Street, featuring the Sentinel Building. There are open windows in the Sentinel Building with dec...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Group of people decorating the Garden Queen float for a Fourth of July parade near a large garage. The float reads "Greendale-The Garden City," "Pop. 2800"...

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Description: Milwaukee, northeast from Mitchell block. View down of rooftops and buildings.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. One of the largest machinery manufacturing plants in America, which produces turbine engines, gas producer engines, pu...

Date: 1987-02-28 

Description: Stephanie Johnson (from left), 16, Chanell Biami, 15, and Letesa Evans, 16, played a childhood game Friday after seeing their little sisters playing a rope...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 7131 in Milwaukee.

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.

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