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Chesebro's

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A tea shop and a women's apparel shop, located at 236 Prospect Avenue. The building has a corner turret, a front porch, and vines growing up the sides.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Elevated view of bay shoreline, with dwellings along the bank. A few boats are in the river. In the background is a factory with a smokestack and railroad...

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Falling Skater

Date: 1967-01-04 

Description: Douglas Reeder, 6, of Fox Point takes a tumble while skating at a Fox Point ice rink.

Date: 1984-02-27 

Description: A sixth grade class dresses up as cave people to experience the likeness of living in pre-historic times.

Date: 1974-08-19 

Description: This unit was purchased and used by Armstrong Rubber Company. Original Falk caption reads, "Design horsepower-3143; service horsepower-1500; service factor...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Tower of building is on the right. The road curves in front of the building, with trolley tracks visible.

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Street Sign

Date:  

Description: A neighborhood street sign at the intersection of Northwood and Azalea Court. Azalea Court is identified as "No thru street." A house with a well-kept yard...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Railroad station from across the street. The station has blue roofs, several cars are parked in front, and some trees are visible.

Photograph

Stock Fair

Date: 1915 

Description: Elevated view of the monthly Stock Fair. The roof of a building is in the left foreground. Horse-drawn wagons line the street, and there is a large buildin...

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Packinghouse Strike

Date: 1962-04 

Description: Four members of Milwaukee Local 248 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America on strike against the Monarch company. The UPWA had a long history of org...

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George P. Mayer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George P. Mayer, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tugboat towing sailing ship on the Milwaukee Bay.

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Bob Buhl at Bat

Date: 1954-03-19 

Description: Milwaukee Braves player Bob Buhl during batting practice at spring training.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Hotel Pfister, with a three-quarter view of the building, and automobiles, a trolley car, and horse-drawn vehicles on the streets.

Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Slightly elevated view of men and women stepping off a bus to stand in line to enter the Milwaukee Theater for the Republican presidential debate. A man an...

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Description: A man stands on rocks that will dam Dale Creek. This picture was likely taken for a study of the water drainage system in early Greendale.

Date: 1902 

Description: This map is a chart of Milwaukee Harbor that displays local streets, bridges, roads, railroads, public buildings, businesses, factories, dry docks, parks,...

Date: 1989-02-27 

Description: Members of the foils teams of Catholic Memorial High School give a fencing demonstration to a class of elementary school students.

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View from the Top

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Overhead view looking down from a tall building at passing traffic and workmen on suspended scaffolding near the sidewalk.

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