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Race Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: A long row of cars is lined up across the track on display. On the left side of image is the "Blitzen Benz". A grandstand is visible in the background.

Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Interior: A large sample room. Includes a bed, desk and chair, vanity dresser, a long table with a telepho...

Photograph

William E. Black

Date: 1921-01 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of William E. Black, Milwaukee lawyer.

Date: 1946-10-28 

Description: Striking members of Local 248, United Automobile Workers, discuss strategy outside the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company plant.

Date: 1958-08-20 

Description: Gaylord Nelson campaigning at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  

Description: View down East Water Street from Wisconsin Street.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Men working on cream separator parts at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The east side of the Schlitz Palm Garden at N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and was one of the...

Date: 1946-08-24 

Description: Gene Turman, Local 1533, Beloit (younger) and M.W. Henderson, Local 2763, Galesburg, Illinois, sit on a couch at the United Steelworkers of American Distri...

Postcard

Railway Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Depot, with train shed and clock tower. In the foreground is a landscaped area with flowers. In the background is Lake Mich...

Photograph

Snow in the Night

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Winter scene of a Milwaukee residential street corner with snow at night.

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

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Description: W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 26th Street, looking east. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking northeast showing property side of street, 2518 W. Wisconsin A...

Photograph

Water Tower Park

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  

Description: Billhead of Burnham & Post of Milwaukee, a livery and boarding stable, with a side view of a horse outfitted with a saddle and bridle.

Photograph

Miss Popularity

Date: 1957 

Description: Louise Carter of Milwaukee, 17-years-old, the winner of a popularity contest at a dance held by the Katty Club (Knowledge and Truth Through Youth) at the M...

Date: 1910-07-22 

Description: Four children are out for a walk. One is pushing a baby (the youngest of the four) in a stroller while the other two walk on either side.

Photograph

Personal Library

Date:  

Description: Interior view of a personal library, most likely belonging to Robert Bloch.

Date: 1935-12-26 

Description: Worker on an International I-30 industrial tractor used for "spotting" freight cars around the Miller Brewing Company. Two refrigerated rail cars are parke...

Date: 1860 

Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.

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