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Bootleg Days

Date: 1933-08-23 

Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...

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Burned Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: The empty, burnt remnants of a building still partially standing. On the bottom, leaning against the second floor, is a ladder coming up from the street.

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

Photograph

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...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Boats used for fighting fires are docked near a walkway. On the left the walkway is full of men, some gathered near the boats. A fire hose is stretched out...

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Indian Protest

Date: 1971-04-26 

Description: Led by James White, president of DRUMS, members of the organization and sympathizers staged a protest Monday at the First Wisconsin National Bank, 743 N. W...

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Description: A large group posed in front of "The Milwaukee Leader" newspaper established in December of 1911 by Victor L. Berger. He can be seen ten from the right in...

Date: 1914-05-19 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just after occupancy. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular w...

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Description: Design in black and white for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a travel, industry, and agriculture theme. The main design element is...

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Train Wreck

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Description: Elevated view of train cars that have fallen off the railroad tracks, with men working nearby.

Date: 1984-02-09 

Description: The newly remodeled kitchen in the home of Ronald and Dianne Flitsch.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 7131 in Milwaukee.

Postcard

Union Depot

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Union Depot with clock tower. Railroad station on left side, with clock tower. Park area on right. Horse-drawn vehicles are near the entrance.The card is p...

Photograph

Steelflex Slotter

Date: 1973-08-08 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "These pictures of machine number 7409 for Jack Blank to use as illustration of a Falk slotter to gain approval to use a simil...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view southeast from Marquette College. Homes along street in the foreground with a horse-drawn carriage. Church steeples can be seen in the dista...

Date: 1984-07-17 

Description: Two young boys in action playing soccer.

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Photograph

Old City Hall

Date:  

Description: A group of men sit and stand in front of Old City Hall (built 1860).

Date: 1951 

Description: Aerial view of Jones Island and garbage disposal plant.

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Fish Shop

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: A fish shop made of several small, interconnected buildings. Signs for fresh or smoked fish are on several parts of the shop. In the background is a railr...

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