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Photograph

Green Sheet Costume

Date: 1987-10-31 

Description: Amanda Basile of Milwaukee's Northwest side dressed as the Milwaukee Journal Green Sheet for Halloween. She made the costume with her mother Penny Chapman...

Date:  date unknown

Description: N. Fourth Street. Bell tower with clock to the left of the main entrance. Additional buildings are on either side of the main church.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from across street of the Midsummer Festival Monument in the Court of Honor on the median of Grand Avenue. An electric street car is visible in the ba...

Postcard

Downtown

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Looking south from Oneida Street Bridge. Large buildings line the river edge. Another bridge is in the distance. Several buildings have flags on the roofs...

Postcard

Water Tower

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Water Tower surrounded by trees.

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: 1903 

Description: Elevated view of tanning company owned by Guido Pfister & Fred Vogel in Milwaukee in the 1840s.

Date: 1939 

Description: A man from the Material Transit Company drives an International D-50 dump truck to unload what appears to be gravel or rocks. There are houses on a hill in...

Date: 1918-10-06 

Description: Polish parade in Kosciuszko Park at W. Becher and S. 8th Streets, with St. Josaphat's Basilica in the background. The Kosciuszko statue was later move to t...

Date: 1905 after

Description: View along the river, with a raised bridge with a steamboat passing through. River surrounded by buildings on both sides. A clock tower is in the backgroun...

Date: 1905 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Four stories tall with a small section of peaked and decorated roof at the corner.

Photograph

Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Interior of the Western Hotel.

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows water pipes, hydrants, stop cocks, check valves, fire cysterns, and manholes. Also shown are block numbers, streets, railroads, parks, cemet...

Photograph

"Classy" Bathroom

Date:  

Description: A photograph of a "classy" bathroom that was most likely used in either Cheese or Smiles humor magazine to which Harlod Gauer contributed. Th...

Photograph

Mount Mary College

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Notre Dame Hall through a stone archway. A statue is directly in front of the entrance.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A chain and posts border the yard of the lighthouse, which is attached to a two-story house.

Date: 1990-06 

Description: Film location in Milwaukee's Third Ward where parts of the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger" was shot in 1990.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on the...

Date: 1896 before

Description: John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home at 1130 Grand Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lio...

Photograph

Divers in Training

Date: 1937 

Description: Three shirtless men sitting in what appears to be the interior of a ship. Two are practicing breathing through apparatuses connected to oxygen tanks.

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