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Description: "Clock at Goldman's Jewelry Store, corner of Wisconsin Avenue and E. Water Street, run down by a truck." A crowd gathers around the broken clock.
Description: A woman, possibly Alma Reinhardt Taylor, wearing a long coat, and a young boy and toddler walking along the rocky shoreline of what is probably Lake Michig...
Description: Group of well-dressed men and women posed outdoors in a line, probably on a street in Milwaukee. Possibly a group of convention delegates, since all are we...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Workers and inspectors of a mechanized concrete pour somewhere in Milwaukee County. By 1920 Milwaukee was famous for its 18-foot wide concrete roads, the c...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of George Burroughs, Milwaukee manufacturer.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jesse A. Smith, Milwaukee distributor.
Description: Bridge drives that the City of Milwaukee purchased and used. Falk caption reads,"Unit drives the opening of Broadway Street. Unit opens each half of the br...
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: Elevated view of wagons hauling coal from the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company holding up street car traffic on a busy Milwaukee street.
Date: 1921-05-22 ca.
Description: Crowd of spectators attend a dedication ceremony for a World War I monument in Humboldt Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Humboldt Park, Unveiling Bay V...
Date: 1982 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of the Summerfest grounds. The Miller Jazz Oasis and Miller Cafe are in the foreground, and the TV 6 Comedy Cabaret and the Main Stage are...
Description: Family gathering for the visit of aunt Miriam and Ben Seiden to Milwaukee. Salvator Moshe is holding Mathilde (left) and niece, Cookie Seiden (right). Fro...
Description: Elevated view of a large factory room with workers and parts at Milwaukee Works.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Eight nurses in uniform posing in front of a building (probably their workplace). Some of the women are holding a bedframe, pail, and a broom, and other it...
Description: This map shows a view of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. It highlights state trunk highways, principal county trunks and other secondary highways and type...
Date: 1910-08-31 ca.
Description: Looking northwest on Fond du Lac Avenue from W. Walnut Street. Building with awning that says "1220 Zautcke Bros." Streetcars, pedestrians and horse-drawn...
Description: View of dirt road running through homes and trees in a neighborhood. An automobile is parked in the foreground, at the end of the road. Text at foot of pho...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Marcus C. Hanna, Milwaukee publisher.
Description: Artist's rendering of a field level plan for Miller Park Stadium.
Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with vignettes of crowds around the fair gateway, an exhibition hall, and a scene of horse-drawn cart racing.
Description: A tugboat in the river is covered in snow and ice. Two men are at the front of the ship on the right wearing hats and heavy coats.
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