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Photograph

Waukesha Scoot

Date: 1894 

Description: View across railroad tracks of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #212, also known as the Waukesha Scoot, at Milwaukee's Union Depot.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of depot from the street. Taken about a block from the building, the image has a trolley, pedestrians, carriages, and signs for the Davison Theatre a...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Path along Lake Michigan beach. People are walking along the shoreline. A small group is on the top of a small hill among grass, trees and bushes. Pilings...

Photograph

Singer Truck

Date: 1937 

Description: A man carrying a box exits the passenger side of an International D-2 panel truck used by the Singer Sewing Machine Company. The text on the box reads, "Si...

Photograph

Auto Race Pit Crew

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: The pit crew works on #26, a Ford Fairlane, during an automobile race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date: 1958-05 

Description: Photocopy of a map created by the City of Milwaukee Master Plan Program City Planning Division in May of 1958 representing 1870 "THE CENTRAL AREA OF THE CI...

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two visible steamboats, looking up the Milwaukee River from the north bank, near the foot of the N. Milwaukee Street. Both steamboats are of the Goodrich T...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Worker's bunks on a railroad car ferry. The spare room has a calendar, light, radiator, table, locking closet and two bunks. Workers' clothes hand on the w...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map of Granville shows local streets, local businesses, and industrial areas. Some streets are labeled: "Lovers Lane Road," "Granville Road," and "Bro...

Date: 1941-04-10 

Description: A structure is being demolished on Kilbourn Avenue.

Photograph

Crystal Theater

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The Crystal Theater at N. 2nd Street between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Soldiers Home with cannon and wagon in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women and a man stand in front of the Pathfinder car with a flag on the back. The car also has "cross country" written on the side, above the number 3...

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women are lined up in their parked cars to watch the State Fair automobile race.

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...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor and his wife, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, photographed in the front yard of a home with three young girls. The youngest girl is holding the han...

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