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Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The blimp of the Goodyear Tire Company hovers above the carnival area of the Wisconsin State Fair, tethered to the ground with ropes. The fairgoers, howev...

Photograph

P&H Plant

Date: 1913-08-15 

Description: Elevated view from window of the Pawling & Harnischfeger factory on the corner of National Avenue and 44th Street. The road in front has power lines along...

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Description: The airfield of the Hamilton Aero Manufacturing Company which became the site of Milwaukee County Airport in 1926. It was established by Thomas Hamilton, a...

Photograph

Apartment Building

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Description: Apartment building with caption reading, "Looking south at 719 East Pleasant Street."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Intersection of Detroit and Jefferson Streets. At the corner is a business with a sign on the front promoting spaghetti and ravioli. On the side of the sam...

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Description: Letterhead of the Badger State Tobacco Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the building, men working on boats moored near the water...

Date: 1970-12-23 

Description: Winter scene with teenage toboggan riders, Rick Borckel (age 14) and Pat Voight (age 13), hitting a bump on a hill in Brown Deer Park, Milwaukee.

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Description: Letterhead of the Hotel Pfister, with a three-quarter view of the building, and automobiles, a trolley car, and horse-drawn vehicles on the streets.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view over rooftops looking towards Lake Michigan shoreline. Seaman's Furniture and Rooms building is surrounded by other commercial buildings. The...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A line of cars ready for the start of a race, possibly taking place at the State Fair. Spectators are in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Home field of the Milwaukee Braves baseball team. The field is in the center, and is surrounded by a parking lot full of automobiles.

Date: 1856 

Description: View looking west from Lake Michigan with several steam ships and sailing vessels in harbor. There is a lighthouse to left of center, along shoreline.

Date: 1880 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, and some landownership. A handwritten annotation in red reads: "Note: S...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. National Avenue from about S. 6th Street, a parade marches down National Avenue with a crowd of people watching, and signs and flags on...

Photograph

Watkins Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watkins building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Businesses include: Reimers Photo materials, Provident Loan Society, Arth...

Postcard

Juneau Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Train station in the distance, with a man standing in the foreground on steps leading down to the lake, near a fenced-in pond. On the left are railroad tr...

Photograph

North Avenue Dam

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee River from the east bank at the North Avenue dam . Caption on negative reads, "Milwaukee River at North Ave".

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of post office, with tower on left side. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk at the corner.

Date: 1901 before

Description: Looking southeast from Clybourn and Fifteenth Streets. An open dirt area is in the foreground, with lumber lying near water on the left, and industrial bui...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of factory with a streetcar and parked cars in the background. Streetcar wires crisscross overhead, and in the foreground on the right are a group...

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