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Description: New Northwestern Insurance Company building, with horse-drawn vehicles in the street.

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Description: Father James Groppi meets around a large table with the NAACP Youth Council. Several of the men are wearing shirts with the word "Commando" on the back.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The dome on top of the building is visible. A monument is in a grassy median in the road between the building and the foreground.

Photograph

State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: The Fruits, Farm Crops building entrance is on the left, with three cars parked in front.

Photograph

Deserted Playground

Date:  

Description: A deserted playground with swing sets, slides, and ladders, in front of a group of buildings. There are two young boys near a dwelling in the background.

Date: 1921 before

Description: Four men are sitting on porch stairs and railing posts. The man on the left is wearing a chef jacket and hat, and also an apron.

Photograph

Michael Carpenter

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Michael Carpenter, Milwaukee manufacturer.

A Historical Look at Service Stations

Photographs of Wisconsin gas stations portray the development of service station architecture.

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Description: Caption on negative reads, "View showing property side of street Zenith Theatre Bldg. 2498 W. Hopkins St. Looking Northeast".

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that shows the township and range system, sections, towns, roads, railroads and rail stations, cities and...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. A streetcar and a horse-drawn wagon can be seen among monuments.

Date:  

Description: View down East Water Street from old city hall.

Date: 1931 before

Description: Three horse-drawn fire engines in the street with steam rising from their tanks. Other fire vehicles appear to the right. Many pedestrians are present on...

Date: 1961-05-08 before

Description: Head shot of Milwaukee Braves player Joe Adcock.

Photograph

A.J. Earling

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of A.J. Earling, Chicago railway president.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of James Greeley Flanders, Milwaukee lawyer.

Photograph

Downtown Street

Date:  ca.

Description: A downtown Milwaukee street with beer wagon, pedestrians, a bicyclist, and a horse-drawn wagon loaded with beer barrels.

Photograph

Schiltz Brewery

Date: 1952-07 

Description: Train cars are parked near a tall building with a fire escape.

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Description: Harold Gauer (wearing a hat, wig, bow tie and smoking a cigar), and three friends, Ed Sachs (who took over the editorship of the Sauk City newspaper), D. R...

Photograph

Fred W. Rogers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Fred W. Rogers, Milwaukee banker and manufacturer.

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