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Photograph

West Juneau Avenue

Date: 1900 before

Description: Previously known as Chestnut Street; view from the corner of 3rd Street. Image looks down the road to the vanishing point on the horizon, where a steeple...

Date: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the road.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to West Wisconsin Ã…venue. Cable cars are on the left , and a carriage on right near curb. Pedestrians are crossing the street and...

Photograph

Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Date:  

Description: Yahr and Lange Drug Company on N. Water Street between E. Erie and E. Chicago Streets. There are horse-drawn vehicles parked in front of the building.

Photograph

Women in the Rain

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three women in hats and long skirts walk with umbrellas in the rain.

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A color postcard depicting the railroad curve near Whitefish Bay resort.

Photograph

Racetrack Mishap

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A 1930's coupe sponsored by the Enterprise Transfer Co. stalls out on the racetrack after being disabled by an apparent collision. A crowd of onlookers sta...

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Elevated view of street scene of a run on the First National Bank. The sidewalk is crowded with people, spilling into the street. A horse-drawn buggy is dr...

Photograph

Court of Honor

Date:  

Description: Court of Honor, W. Wisconsin Avenue, looking west from N. 9th Street. The Midsummer Festival monument (with eagle) and Gesu Church steeples are on the left...

Photograph

Family and Car

Date:  

Description: A car (possible a Model T) with a family seated inside. There are other people with cars in the background and people seated at picnic tables.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Popular bathing beaches like this one on Lake Michigan offered relief from the heat as well as the opportunity to be seen in the latest fashions of the 191...

Photograph

Lemonade Stand

Date: 1967-07 

Description: Several young boys sell fruit drinks, penny candy, and snow cones to parched pedestrians. A city bus is in the background.

Photograph

"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

Photograph

West State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east between Second and Third streets. City Hall is visible in the left center background. Signs and billboards dot several buildin...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Syl and aunt Helen in a rowboat on the Milwaukee River at Gordon Park. In the background a large bridge crosses the river. On the right the banks of the ri...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: A United Public Workers parade/demonstration from an adjacent sidewalk. The line of participants including a horse-drawn wagon stretches into the distance....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowds jam the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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