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Description: A man wearing a suit and a hat stands on a mound of dirt in a road with an automobile on his left and a steam shovel on his right. The steam shovel has a s...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the stick control assembly for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2), attached to the floor board of the plane.

Photograph

Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Docks and shanties at Jones Island with smokestacks and cranes in the background.

Date: 1990 

Description: Scene from the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger" shot in part on the streets of Milwaukee. A crowd is watching in the background.

Date: 1959-07 

Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating...

Date: 1905 after

Description: South Entrance; in the background is a lighthouse. In the center is a bridge flanked by carved stone lions. A man on a motor car is crossing the bridge.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Nighttime image of the Depot and yard. Back of station, tracks, and a couple of trains are visible, as well as some of the buildings of Milwaukee in the ba...

Date: 1899-07 ca.

Description: A boat leaving Milwaukee Harbor between two breakwaters, steaming into Milwaukee Bay and onward out into Lake Michigan.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing details of the engine mounting on the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Worker reads union newspaper while sitting on a bunk and smoking a cigar. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries....

Photograph

Loading Hard Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two horses hitched up to a Milwaukee Western Fuel Company cart stopped at a station, while a man standing on the wagon fills the cart with hard coal for ho...

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of Alice in Dairyland and four Dairy Princesses preparing for Dairy Day parade at the Wisconsin State Fair park.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of church with towers are on the right. Three horse-drawn carriages are parked in front.

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: An African-American police officer in the foreground is talking on a phone or walkie-talkie while he is surveying the line of men and women waiting to ent...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Father James Groppi, seen wearing sunglasses in the middle of a crowd, leads a demonstration against discrimination.

Photograph

Fire Engine No. 1

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters are posed on and around a fire engine in front of the fire station.

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Bernice Lindsay is standing under a new reflected street name sign in her honor. She is wearing a coat, a hat, and a broach. Beside her is a fire hydrant....

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