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Photograph

Circus in Town

Date:  

Description: Crowds watch a circus parade at the corner of West Water and Grand Avenue. In the foreground are 4 people on horseback. Beyond them is a circus wagon beari...

Date: 1949-07-27 

Description: Number 34N, the Harley Davidson, leads during a qualifying heat during the 15-Mile National Race at the State Fair Grounds.

Date: 1914-07-17 ca.

Description: Menominee River coal yards, west from the 16th Street viaduct. There is a cargo ship called the "John B. Cowle" in the harbor between two coal yards. Worke...

Photograph

Follow the Leader

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Description: A group of boys "following their leader in search of adventure" in the street. The boys are barefoot and are wearing hats. In the background are a storefro...

Photograph

Jones Island

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A fishing settlement. Small buildings and boats line a bay, with sand and a piece of driftwood in the foreground.

Date: 1904 after

Description: A car climbs up a dirt and gravel road in an industrial area. The Milwaukee-Western Fuel Co. building appears in the background, as well as a building wit...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Postcard

Town Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.

Date: 1937-03-27 

Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.

Date: 1971-09-08 

Description: This 2 pinion gear was purchased by the Fairbanks Morse Division of the Colt Industry and used by United States Steel. Falk caption reads, "Main propulsion...

Photograph

Milwaukee Harbor

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An elevated view of Milwaukee Harbor with railroad station looking towards Lake Michigan.

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view from the announcer's booth of crowd of people at a Civilian Defense Rally. The ice cream stand and the "country store" are visible in the bac...

Postcard

Lake Park

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A dirt drive in the park, in between some hills, with a bridge leading to a building on the right. Next to the path are a stack of pipes, and remnants of...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1910 before

Description: Postcard with image of hotel in the upper left corner. View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block w...

Photograph

Czech-American Hall

Date: 1905 after

Description: Exterior of building. Men are visible on the sidewalk in front.

Date:  

Description: Three-quarter length cabinet card portrait of Captain N.A. Peterson, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who was master and part owner of the schooner “Selt”...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down road of lighting system using steel poles and modern fixtures on the terrace near sidewalks. Three cars are parked along the road, and houses are...

Date: 1952 

Description: Beverly Steffen, the 1952 Alice in Dairyland, poses with Harley Davidson motorcyle racers and crew at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two boats next to a pier. The one on the end of the pier is the Intrepid, the one in the foreground, in which three people are sitting, is the El...

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