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Water Tower Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Water Tower Park with bare trees in the background. Snow covers the ground.

Date: 1889 

Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: This map shows highways, roads, a proposed annexation, street car lines, bus routes, local motor bus lines, a new high speed interurban, railroads, a propo...

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Rear view of the Jeremiah Curtin house at 8685 West Grange Avenue showing the kitchen lean-to. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men standing around a puddle alongside a road near a small snowbank. One man bends down on near the puddle with a hammer in his hand. Signs for beer appear...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Men moving an iron lung. The machine has the logo for the March of Dimes imprinted on it. Iron Lungs were commonly used for the treatment of polio.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home with trees.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snowy Milwaukee street with the Edgewood streetcar, pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages. Men and women pass by a clock on the sidewalk. A Gimbels sign...

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Description: Letterhead of the Badger State Tobacco Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the building, men working on boats moored near the water...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters work to put out a fire in a four-story building on a city block. In front of a fire hose spraying water, a photographer is kneeling in front...

Date: 1941 

Description: Color coded map in pink, yellow, green, and brown of Milwaukee County State and County trunk highways. The map includes a legend of symbols: "STEAM RAIL RO...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Avenue at Sixth Street, looking east from near the front of the Milwaukee Public Library (left foreground). Taken at night; lighted clocks read 9...

Date: 1947 

Description: This map of Wauwatosa shows 10 zoning class types of land including residential, manufacturing, and business. The map also shows government buildings, some...

Photograph

Village in Snow

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Elevated winter scene of Greendale (Milwaukee Co.), Wisconsin. Housing, roads and trees are visible in the distance. One person is walking through the snow...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A uniformed member of the US armed forces leans against the rail of a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. The man is wearing a hat and has two bar...

Date: 1938-10-01 

Description: J. Robert Taylor cleaning a furnace. He has a broom and a small brush in hand, a pipe in his mouth, and a dirty rag placed on his head. He is reading a doc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large cloud of smoke blankets the end of the road and snow covers the ground. Pedestrians line the sidewalks on either side of the road. A woman runs ac...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Merrill Hall; front walk at entrance. A horse and carriage are parked at the entrance. Vines are growing up the side of the building on the right.

Date: 1910 

Description: Advertisement for Auditorium with capacity information (total 15,700), purposes (Exhibitions, Conventions, Meetings, Lectures, Concerts, Dances, Circus, et...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances near a man wearing a tie on the announcer's platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microphone is visible, and in the b...

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