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Description: Photograph of an illustration. The image is of Gimbels Department Store at the corner of W. Wisconsin and N. Plankinton Avenues. Possibly a drawing of a pl...

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Description: Elevated view of backyard areas, including some dilapidated houses and outbuildings. There are wood fences surrounding some of the yards, and laundry hangs...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map of Granville shows local streets, local businesses, and industrial areas. Some streets are labeled: "Lovers Lane Road", "Granville Road", and "Bro...

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Debris On Shoreline

Date:  date unknown

Description: At the top of the incline is a building and a railroad train, with debris on shoreline near water. There is a small group of people to the left of the buil...

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Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Women selling ceramics behind a booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. The elevated announcers booth is visible in the background.

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Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

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Description: Letterhead of Plankinton House in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel and traffic in the street, including people on foot, on hors...

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Mayer Building

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Description: The Mayer building (a floor covering business) on North Water Street and East St. Paul Avenue. Plaque on outside of building identifies it as the Mayer Bui...

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Railroad Accident

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of railroad cars that have fallen off the railroad tracks. Two men are crawling on top of the toppled railroad cars.

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Small Garage

Date: 1980-10 

Description: Small garage with houses behind on North Weil Street.

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St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1911 before

Description: End of wing on left is circular. Trees are in front of hospital in a small park area.

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Court House Square

Date: 1889 

Description: Fountain in center, with trees along the border of the small square. A man sits on a bench and children are on the left. The courthouse is visible in the b...

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NAACP Protest

Date: 1958-09 ca.

Description: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) picketers outside the Schroeder Hotel where the Apprenticeship meeting was held. A Blatz...

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Hiawatha Locomotive

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Description: The "Chippewa", one of the Milwaukee Road's high speed Hiawatha locomotives at the Union Station. The station clock tower can be seen in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: People walking on path by the Whitefish Bay Resort along the lake front. Text on postcard reads, "Hope you are well again. Sarah".

Date: 1968-08-14 

Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Snoopy is the dog belonging to Charlie Brown, a character in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fred, Donna and Ellen Taylor on a pier jutting out into a lake. A cabin sits nearby nestled in trees.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the first Milwaukee railroad depot, which was used by the Milwaukee & Waukesha and the Milwaukee & Mississippi railroads. The Milwaukee &...

Date: 1876 before

Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...

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