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View Edmund Eisenscher's photographs of the personal and work life of Milwaukee union members from 1938-1956

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Capitol Theater building at 7239 W. Greenfield Avenue, Grimsrud shoe store, and surrounding commercial buildings.

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Two women walking in the snow on Wisconsin Avenue at Ninth Street.

Photograph

Drugstore

Date: 1924-08-22 ca.

Description: Interior of an unidentified drugstore.

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Description: Looking southeast on S. Kinnickinnic Avenue at E. Russell Avenue and S. Logan Avenue in the Bay View neighborhood. Trinity (now the Bay View) Methodist Chu...

Photograph

Bijou Theater

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Theater with many signs, one of which is advertising a matinee. Several other buildings are visible to the left of the building. A large crowd of people...

Date: 1915 

Description: Exterior view of the bar owned by Rudolph Steinbacher at the corner of 16th Street and St. Paul Avenue. A large sign for Schlitz beer is painted on the wa...

Photograph

South Shore Beach

Date: 1921-07-31 ca.

Description: Crowds of individuals along South Shore Beach in the Bay View neighborhood. Some individuals are swimming while others are sitting on the grass and sand....

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Description: Man walking into the main entrance of the telephone company.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: East Water Street at Mason, looking at the Morris E. Fox & Co. building.

Photograph

Bootleg Days

Date: 1933-08-23 

Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...

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Description: Design in purple for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp. There is a farming theme, with stacks of grain and a barn.

Photograph

Kilbourntown House

Date: 1940 

Description: Benjamin Church House. Two men sit on the porch of a one-story white house. Fluted columns on front porch roof, which is continuous with the main roof....

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of women and girls in white dresses and waving American flags stand at the curb in front of a church. Three police officers are standing in the str...

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Description: Elevated view of Mitchell Bank and Chamber of Commerce.

Date: 1902-05-16 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Public Library building (Central Library) at W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 9th Street.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad depot at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. Caption on glass plate reads, "C. M. & St. P. De...

Postcard

Randolph Hotel

Date: 1931 before

Description: Randolph Holtel with a flag is flying from the roof. A clock is at the street corner.

Date: 1898 

Description: Exterior view of a school for the deaf and mute.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The First Ave Auto Garage, which seems to be an auto sales showroom, at 509 First Avenue in the S. 6th Street neighborhood of Walker's Point is featured in...

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