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Description: Driver David Bruce-Brown and mechanic Tony Scudelari pose in their race car. Although they had been warned that their tires appeared worn, on October 1, 19...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: E. Water and Wisconsin Streets, northwest corner, also called the Ludington Block. John Black's building to extreme right and the Sentinel office between.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...
Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The northeast corner of the Cawker Building at W. Wells Street and N. Plankinton Avenue.
Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.
Description: A display of fruit and vegetables in the East Side Foods Sentry store.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Small neighborhood of the city at the west end of the Menomonee River Valley. Overhead is the second Wisconsin Avenue Viaduct, demolished in 1992. Cars a...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: A child peddles his tricycle on a sidewalk at the end of a cul de sac in his Greendale neighborhood with houses lining the street.
Description: Main factory with South Foundry in lower left. Lake Michigan is in the background. Later the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard showing a close-up of the holder Lawson designed for passenger seats on his Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Description: This map shows state, county, and city roadways as well as neighborhood. Lake Michigan is seen on the far right side of the map.
Description: A beach on Lake Michigan near the Milwaukee Yacht Club. Men, women, and children relax on the beach. In the background many boats are on the water.
Date: 1966 ca.
Description: Father Groppi is seated in the back of a police wagon with police officer after being arrested in front of his parish for the second night in a row.
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior view from across street of Atwater School at 2100 North Capitol Drive. There are several people on the school front steps. A car is driving on the...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the imag...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Statue of Leif Ericson is to the right of center in the foreground, with the figure facing the city. On the left is a hill with paths, a train station, ra...
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...
Date: 1935 after
Description: The road in front is lined with cars, including a fuel truck. In the foreground is a parking lot with two cars. The large brewery building has a chimney...
Description: Map showing Indian mounds in Milwaukee's Second Ward from a sketch made by Increase Lapham in 1836. Streets shown on the map include 6th Street, 5th Street...
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