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Jones Island

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A fishing settlement. Two piers at the shoreline with a sandy beach, one with a ramp next to it. There are several buildings in the background. Two tugbo...

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Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A woman places a necklace of flowers on Margaret McGuire as she accepts the title of Alice in Dairyland on a stage at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition....

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A classical Romanesque basilica. Facing southwest from Chase Avenue, just south of Lincoln Avenue. Pedestrians are near the entrance.

Date: 1958-01-17 

Description: The installation of televisions in hospital rooms is a welcome addition to this patient at Misericordia Hospital.

Date: 1938 

Description: A librarian checks out a book to a young girl, while other children sit at tables reading in the background. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seat...

Date: 1914-02-27 ca.

Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four people posing in front of a storefront with an advertisement for Schreier beer. A woman in the group is holding two flags. There is a motorcycle on t...

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

Date: 1906-08-30 ca.

Description: The excursion steamer "Christopher Columbus", passing through the Broadway Bridge in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Caption on glass plate reads, "Steamer, Christop...

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Child with Book

Date: 1988-09-30 

Description: Young girl holding a book about child care written by Dr. Benjamin Spock, M.D. She is holding the book upside down.

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Street Carnival

Date:  

Description: Children gathered in front steps and on a platform with large painted banners at a street carnival, possibly the State Fair. There is also a stand with an...

Date: 1957-04-14 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Gene Conley winds up. After a 0-4 start, Conley moved to the bullpen in 1957 but regained a spot in the starting rotation in late...

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Men and Automobile

Date:  

Description: View from sidewalk of men dressed in hats and jackets exiting an automobile at the curb. There is snow along the curb, and across the street are billboards...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Miller Brewing wagon, filled with barrels of beer, and a Miller delivery truck. The caption on the photograph reads "1855-1939".

Date: 1970-07-09 

Description: Male employee, John Beck, arc welding a mud guard to a split ring gear.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

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Vance and Nelson

Date: 1979-07 

Description: Seated at the head table Senator Gaylord Nelson chats with Secretary of State Cyrus Vance. Vance was in Milwaukee to give a speech.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Cream City Sash & Door Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Manufacturers of Glazed Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings & Interior Work", with fo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Sunbathers relax on the piers at the swimming park on the Milwaukee River.

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