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Photograph

Lincoln Beachey

Date:  

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: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Packard Truck owned by the Simmons Manufacturing Company. The body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

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: 1950 ca.

Description: The Department of Agriculture's "All You Can Drink for Ten Cents" milk booth at the Wisconsin State Fair. On the roof is a cow crafted from a bale of hay....

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

Date:  

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"...

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

5 and 10 Cent Store

Date: 1922-02-21 ca.

Description: F.W. Woolworth Co. 5 and 10 Cent Store at the southeast corner of W. North Avenue and N. 36th Street.

Photograph

Munkitz Apartments

Date: 1971 

Description: View from street of American System houses, four identical buildings in a row, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, located at 1102-112 North 27th Street. They...

Photograph

Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters in a boat on the river are putting out a fire in a large building. Water sprays from fire hoses from two directions with smoke obscuring the...

Date: 1914-10 

Description: Buffalo Street construction, showing heating pipes being installed under the cut pavement. A boy is bent over in near a pile of dirt in the background look...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of four lanes of cars arriving at the Wisconsin State Fair's Main Gate. They are being directed by parking lot attendants.

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