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Summerfest

Date: 1982 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of a large crowd of music fans gathered at Summerfest, looking northeast toward the current site of Discovery World. Sailboats are on Lake...

Photograph

Ships in harbor

Date:  

Description: View of ships docked at the foot of Clinton Street.

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1912 

Description: Street cars and busy pedestrian traffic mingle in this view of the 200 West Water Street block in downtown Milwaukee.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Fair employees use a crane to position a version of the Forward statue that was the symbol of the 1948 Wisconsin Centennial Exposition and State Fair.

Photograph

Railroad Accident

Date:  date unknown

Description: Northwestern Line railroad accident. Railroad cars have fallen off the railroad tracks and the engine car is lying on its side. Both men and women are stan...

Date: 1893 

Description: This map covers west to Wauwatosa, north to North Milwaukee, and south to South Milwaukee and shows street railways, city limits, parks, roads, railroads,...

Date: 1893 

Description: Detail of a Milwaukee County map that shows sections 20 and 21 at Range 22 East, Township 8 North.

Photograph

State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: The Fruits, Farm Crops building with three cars and a truck parked in front.

Print

City Hall

Date: 1895 

Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Four workers operating an "ancient" winch. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Exterior of courthouse. Some timber lies in a pile to the right of the building, and cars line the street in front.

Photograph

Mud Pies

Date:  

Description: Two children making mud pies in the dirt in the space between the street and sidewalk. They are dressed in warm clothes and hats. In the background a man i...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad. Railroad train cars are stopped on the tracks and smoke is rising fr...

Date: 1955 

Description: Drawing of proposed building's exterior. Architects were Bank Building Corporation.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A woman is holding a board filled with campaign buttons for several Republicans running for President. Most of the buttons state the name of the candidate,...

Photograph

Tugboat at Work

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of tugboat pulling a steamer caked in ice in a canal. Steam is rising from the water and an open drawbridge can be seen in the background. On...

Date: 1966-09-30 

Description: Four members of Milwaukee's NAACP Youth Council Commandoes sit in a car outside the home of Police Chief Harold Brier at 3139 S. 50th Street.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Oxen and prairie schooner owned by Charles Ward, Wisconsin Dells, on display for a passing crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1970 

Description: 802 North Jackson Street, with street signs on left. Cars are parked along both sides of the street and in front of the cathedral near Courthouse Square (n...

Date: 1912-10 ca.

Description: A solitary open car races past the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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