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Photograph

State Fair Entrance

Date: 1909 

Description: The main entrance to the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds at 81st Street and Greenfield Avenue, with special gates for pedestrians and teams. A trolley stop was...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1915 before

Description: View looking east from Third Street, down the avenue. Buildings line the road, with signs and advertisements. Roads and sidewalks are crowded with horse-...

Date: 1935 

Description: Aerial view of the paving operation of Joseph D. Bonners, Inc., on St. Martins Road at Hales Corners.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked in front of the Kearns Equipment Inc., building, 3539 W. State Street.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

Photograph

Motorcycle Rider

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is posed on an early motorcycle.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. The map includes an inset map of Glidden & L...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A large steamship, City of Racine, loaded with passengers sails towards Milwaukee Harbor. On the left a tugboat pulls a smaller sailboat out towards...

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Description: Memohead of the S.A. Mondschein Piano Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in Sohmer and other brands of pianos. Features a three-quarter exterior view...

Postcard

Schroeder Hotel

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schroeder Hotel, with automobiles parked on street and pedestrians in front of entrance.

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Entrance to the Southgate Shopping Center, Theatre, and parking lot. The proximity of parking to the stores in suburban shopping centers was one of the pr...

Date: 1938 

Description: Children standing in line, boarding an International D-300 bus near what appears to be a school buiding. This bus was equipped with 165" Hicks body.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

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Description: A portrait of eight young boys posed standing and sitting on the side of a street. Four of the boys wear caps, and along the street in the background are h...

Date: 1925-10-31 

Description: View of dirt road running through trees. A man stands in the road. Some homes can barely be seen in the background beyond the trees. Text at foot of photog...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: This map shows ward boundaries, lot and block numbers and dimensions, house numbers, electric car lines, steam railways, and adjoining plat numbers in a po...

Photograph

Tree Placement

Date: 1963-06-03 

Description: Members of the Brown Deer beautification committee plant trees along the boulevard.

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Description: View up Broadway from Huron Street, with Charles Stein and Company on the left.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd walking the grounds of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition in the early evening. An electric sign on the right says "Terrel Jacobs Wild Animal Circ...

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

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