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City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of City Hall from the square, including the Miller Cafe, other businesses, pedestrians, and a streetcar.

Date: 1968 

Description: Ernesto Chacon, a grape boycott organizer from Milwaukee, is wearing a jacket, sunglasses and a necklace around his neck. He is holding a United Farmworker...

Date: 1957 

Description: Elevated view of city traffic of bumper-to-bumper cars leaving Milwaukee County Stadium after the 1957 World Series.

Date: 1906-08-30 

Description: A screw passenger excursion vessel or whaleback, the Christopher Columbus, passing through the Broadway Bridge.

Photograph

Delmar Crandall

Date: 1957-03-27 

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves catcher Delmar Crandall at spring training.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Crowded midway at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Signs above booths read "Circus Candy," "Cigarettes," "Snow Balls," "Souvenirs," "Guess?" and "Aqua...

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Description: Principals at the "Mid-Summer Festival." Festival was the precursor of what would become Summerfest. The gang went to the festival to "blow off steam" afte...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the top of the Pabst Building down East Wisconsin Avenue all the way to Milwaukee Bay and out to the horizon of Lake Michigan. One of th...

Photograph

Rudolph Hokanson

Date: 1921-05-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Rudolph Hokanson, Milwaukee automobile distributor.

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Description: Robert Bloch sits on the edge of a bed with his hands up as in mock surrender wearing a hat pulled down over his eyes, but the hat has holes cut out of it...

Photograph

Fond du Lac Avenue

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Description: Looking southeast from N. 36th Street and W. Fond du Lac Avenue, Six Point beer garden and bottle house are visible on the right side of the street. Captio...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The postcard caption is in error in its reference to Lake Park, which is distantly located from this street. Possibly Highland Park was intended. A secon...

Photograph

Carl F.W. Gausewitz

Date: 1914-11 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Carl F.W. Gausewitz, Milwaukee pastor.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Chriesant M. Schmitt, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1960 

Description: A father holding his young son in his arms.

Date: 1937 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...

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Description: Memohead of the Nordberg Manufacturing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an engine manufacturer, with a center image of an engine. Printed by Wilmanns Bros....

Date: 1858 

Description: An ink on paper map of Milwaukee County and the eastern portion of Waukesha County that shows the townships of Oak Creek, Franklin, Greenfield, Wauwatosa,...

Photograph

Church Skit

Date: 1963-06-26 

Description: Hope United Church of Christ members are putting on a skit of the "roaring twenties."

Photograph

Plankinton House

Date: 1905 after

Description: View of the street and construction site outside of the Plankinton House hotel and various storefronts. Horse-drawn carriages, pedestrians, and constructi...

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