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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...

Date: 1911 

Description: International Harvester 10-20 tractors loaded onto rail cars for shipment from the company's Milwaukee Works factory to various sales branches.

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Hudson

Date: 1921 

Description: A special 1921 Hudson. The body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

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Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Pabst Theater from across the street.

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State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

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

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Railroad bridge over river and buildings at night. In the distance is a building with a clock tower.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Elevated view of Lincoln Memorial Drive at the point where it joins Wisconsin Avenue, now the site of the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center. Lake Michig...

Photograph

Large Mill Drive

Date: 1968-10-29 

Description: Mill drive purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by Duval. Original Falk caption reads, "260 inch x 34 inch single helical split ring gear... part of a phot...

Photograph

Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Intended for tourists, this brochure features a map of Milwaukee's central business district as well as general information about parking, beaches and othe...

Date: 1960-10-08 

Description: The speakers platform during a Presidential campaign rally for Richard M. Nixon at Billy Mitchell Airport in Milwaukee. With Nixon on the platform are Kirb...

Date: 1934 

Description: Map showing the ward boundaries of Milwaukee. Each ward is numbered and boundary streets are labelled. The bottom right corner reads: "CITY ENGINEER'S DEPT...

Photograph

Court of Honor

Date: 1923 

Description: Elevated view of Court of Honor on Wisconsin Avenue.

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Race Cars

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men with several early twentieth-century race cars are parked along a city street. Numbers are painted on the front of the cars. One man stands on steps ne...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Street view exterior of building. The roads are lined with cars.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

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Description: View across road of car parked on the side of the road. In the background are brick buildings, including (from left to right) the Central Heating Plant, th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view across street of Joseph Brown's photography studio at 3803 West Lisbon Avenue. A sign on the building reads: "Joseph Brown Commercial Photogr...

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Description: Letterhead of the Western States Envelope Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Makers of Guaranteed Sure Stick Envelopes," with an elevated, three-quarter vie...

Date: 1856 

Description: View looking west from Lake Michigan with several steam ships and sailing vessels in harbor. There is a lighthouse to left of center, along shoreline.

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