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Edward N. Farber

Date: 1957-09-06 

Description: Edward Farber, a prominent Milwaukee druggist, double checks a prescription order on the day before he retired. Farber operated his popular drugstore, loca...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view over roofs, with the Milwaukee River in the background.

Date: 1931 before

Description: Small clusters of fire fighters work to put out a fire with fire hoses, which are aimed high at a building covered in smoke.

Date: 1963 

Description: An International CO-192 truck leads a 25-piece circus parade through downtown streets. The parade originated at Circus World Museum in Baraboo. Additional...

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...

Date: 1986-06-26 

Description: Kids make a "train," with the bicyclist in the front pulling three girls on roller skates along a sidewalk.

Date: 1946 

Description: International I-4 industrial tractor with crane owned by the Milwaukee Waterworks. Original caption reads: "The city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, purchased thi...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Side view of a woman pulling a little boy in a decorated coaster wagon in a Fourth of July parade. The boy is holding a bottle of milk with white streamers...

Date: 1903 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad locomotive #1100, a class I engine, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1873 and originally numbered #199. Th...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: A Milwaukee billboard advertising a lecture by Earl Browder, general secretary of the Communist Party-USA. The sign reads "Win the War Rally! Earl Browder,...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and jacket poses with three well-dressed women in dresses and wide-brimmed hats.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The city of West Allis including an artist's rendition of the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company. One of the largest machinery manufacturing plants in Am...

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Part of a bridge is visible in the lower left corner. Under the bridge is a floating pier with advertisements painted on its sides. Another br...


Description: Kunzelmann-Esser Furniture Co. parade car parked in Kosciuszko Park at South 9th Street and West Lincoln Avenue.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the New Auditorium. Road in front has three cars, several horse-drawn carriages, and several people.


City Hall

Date: 1921-04-29 ca.

Description: City Hall at intersection bustling with pedestrians, streetcars, and parked automobiles.


South Pierce Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Light factory district. The street is 44 feet between curbs, with vitrified brick pavement. Telephone poles line the road.


City Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View from inside arch of building looking out to City Hall. A street is visible below, with a parking lot full of cars, and several other buildings.

Date: 1947 

Description: Right side of a panorama view of a full parking lot with houses and electrical towers in the background.


"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

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