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Photograph

Interstate I-43

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Description: Fond du Lac Avenue (State Highway 145) exit from Interstate I-43 in Milwaukee. As originally conceived, the interstate system in Wisconsin was to consist...

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Description: Letterhead of the Northwestern Oil Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, jobbers in various types of oils, with an engraving of a barrel of oil with a spigot ov...

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Description: Elevated view of Alice in Dairyland and four Dairy Princesses preparing for Dairy Day parade at the Wisconsin State Fair park.

Date: 1962 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with "State Fair" in faceted yellow letters against a red band. An illustration of a female figure in a dress with...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The blimp of the Goodyear Tire Company hovers above the carnival area of the Wisconsin State Fair, tethered to the ground with ropes. The fairgoers, howev...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee and Vicinity

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: This map from the 1960s provides a detailed street map of Milwaukee County and eastern Waukesha County as far west as Menomonee Falls and Muskego Lake. A p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A barber glances at the camera as he clips hair from a customer. The customer is reflected in a mirror in the background.

Photograph

Aerial View of Falk

Date: 1973-01 

Description: Aerial view of the Falk Corporation. Falk caption reads, "Black and white negatives, furnished to advertising department by J. Blank. See similar color pic...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Lincoln Memorial Bridge and plaza area. Lake Michigan is in the background, railroad tracks are below the bridge. Trees and grass surrou...

Date: 1881 after

Description: Stereograph. Memorial Hall and Post Office. The hall was dedicated on March 16, 1882. Capable of seating an audience of 500-600 for performances, the buil...

Date: 1908-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet for the Old Settlers' Club. On the top left of the cover is an oval portrait of club president George Willi...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map shows 6 types of zones, as well as cemeteries and streets and includes portions of Greenfield, West Allis, West Milwaukee, and the city of Milwauk...

Date: 1966-10-15 

Description: Instructor George Finco (right) teaches skill and safety to students Michael Edler (left) and Jeff Zinuticz in the Custer High School foundry.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: This map of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition is oriented with north to the right. The right hand margin includes "Outstanding Events of the Grandstand P...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system in a residential district. Street sign on corner reads "W. Hayes Ave." Newly planted young trees are along the terraces n...

Date: 1905-06-08 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Free Press building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Broadway (built as Northwestern Mutual's home office in 1870).

Date: 1948-03-22 

Description: Workers stocking the strike kitchen of Local 50, United Packinghouse Workers of America (Plankinton Packing Company). Left to right: Fred Koratko, Corneli...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Display at entrance of The Wisconsin State Historical Society's "The Story of Wisconsin" exhibit at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The display promin...

Photograph

W. J. McElroy

Date: 1921-05-06 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of W. J. McElroy, Milwaukee lawyer.

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.
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