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Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd gathered at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths are in the background, including a game booth where you can "Deflate The Axis,...
Description: View northwest from Exposition Building. Buildings, church, and smokestack in background.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Grandstand and the racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, some landownership, and a race course.
Manuscript annotations in red i...
Description: Evening Wisconsin building. Horse-drawn vehicle lower left hand side.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Young children reading at the library. A librarian works near the circulation desk in the background. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...
Description: The Roosevelt Theater, 1402 W. North Avenue and the Jack Gross and Ziegler kosher meat market on the left. There are automobiles parked on the side of the...
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...
Description: Mathilda Hughes, wife of Louis Hughes. They were charter members of St. Mark's AME church and she was the first stewardess of the church.
Date: 1935 before
Description: The Court of Honor, Wisconsin Avenue. The statue, "The Victorious Charge," is in the center, with a church behind. On the left are more buildings going int...
Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee branch of the Underwood Typewriter Company, headquartered in New York. In the center is the image of a typewriter with a red ba...
Description: A group of people watch a parade in the rain.
Description: "While in Milwaukee, we visit American Serb Memorial Hall at 5101 Oklahoma Avenue. This is a very famous place for fish fries." Shirley Widmer is pictured.
Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...
Date: date unknown
Description: Bracken Brae, country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.
Description: Letterhead of the Skobis Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the slogan, "Anything Made of Iron or Steel", and a gateway with corner ornaments and space...
Description: A monogram stove in an appliance warehouse.
Description: Paul Robeson, Mrs. Emil H. Jones and Leo Krzycki pose for a group portrait at the Win the Peace Luncheon. They are wearing suits and standing in front of a...
Description: Identical 16-year-old twins Carilynn and Marilynn Powers posed so as to create the illusion of a mirror image.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Hotel on corner of East Wisconsin Avenue and and Jefferson Street. Pedestrians and cars are outside the entrance. The name of the hotel is on an awning ove...
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