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State Fair

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: State Fair and surrounding neighborhood.

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City Hall

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Front of City Hall, taken from a rooftop. Streets, cars, statue and fountain are visible. Sign on Hall says "Welcome."

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Ice Floes on River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large ice floes are floating down the river near houses on the shore.

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Boy Playing Tennis

Date:  

Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.

Date: 1955-12-01 

Description: Neon lights up Wisconsin Avenue on a winter night in Milwaukee.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man with a gunny sack swung over his shoulder is dressed as a hillbilly with a wig and a fake beard. Next to him stands a man dressed as a preacher, and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowd of men gathered around a car sitting near the curb. The back of the car appears almost crushed while portions of the front remain relatively intact.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: N. Water Street between E. St. Paul and E. Buffalo Streets.

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Faries House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Faries home, built in 1858.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A large crowd of women, children, and men standing on sidewalk and curb. They are probably waiting for the trolley. Many of the people are carrying package...

Date: 1951 

Description: Aerial view of Jones Island and garbage disposal plant.

Date: 1939 

Description: A man from the Material Transit Company drives an International D-50 dump truck to unload what appears to be gravel or rocks. There are houses on a hill in...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...

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Edward N. Farber

Date: 1957-09-06 

Description: Edward Farber, a prominent Milwaukee druggist, double checks a prescription order on the day before he retired. Farber operated his popular drugstore, loca...

Date: 1939-09 

Description: View from road of a group of seven children playing in front of a house and on the porch, while a woman holding a bag of groceries walks past on the sidewa...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the factory surrounded by fields, roads, and several houses, as well as the railroad tracks that go around the building.

Date: 1941-02-11 

Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. The man is holding the woman almost parallel to the ice whi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse in harness lies on its side in the street, while the other horse stands nearby. The carriage or cart they are pulling can be seen in the background...

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