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"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

Date: 1899-02-22 ca.

Description: The facade of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Co., on the back cover of the Old Settlers' Club Banquet Menu.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Front view of the courthouse, with several trees. People are sitting at various benches and tables in the space in front of the courthouse, and pigeons ar...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...

Date: 1983-10 

Description: The Milwaukee Road sheetmetal shop, formerly formerly known as the car paint and repair shop, located at 3301 West Canal Street.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Now called Wisconsin Avenue. Split avenue (strip of land down the center). View has several statues on plinths and/or columns in the center area.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: Interior of the Schlitz Palm Garden. Includes a drawing of a waiter carrying a tray of beer glasses. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A building on the left has a large sign for Gimbel's on its roof. Beyond the river in the background are two large s...

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of street traffic and buildings on East Water Street.

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of City Hall, seen from the side. Location, title, and the phrase "Die Stadthalle" are in the top left corner.

Date:  

Description: Boys loafing on the playground in the director's absence. Most of them are sitting on a wall next to a building on the edge of the playground.

Photograph

Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.

Photograph

Elevated City View

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city.

Date: 1896 before

Description: John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home at 1130 Grand Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lio...

Photograph

Fond du Lac Avenue

Date:  

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: 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: 1940 ca.

Description: Six story building with three flag poles above the main entrance. Several people are on the sidewalk around the building and cars parked on the road.

Photograph

Schlitz Brewery

Date:  

Description: Exterior of the Schlitz Brewery.

Photograph

Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1905 

Description: A TMERL streetcar on the Delaware and Oakland line advertising special 1905 rates (25 for a dollar or 6 for 25 cents) and universal transfers.

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