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Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Photograph

Baseball Scene

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Description: Runner reaching first base with coach signaling for him to stop. Defensive players and the umpire look on. A portion of the crowd in the stands is visible...

Date: 1958-01-30 

Description: Milwaukee Braves General Manager John Quinn (left) and manager Fred Haney (right) accept awards at the 5th Annual Diamond Dinner, hosted by the Milwaukee C...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: The first aid department at a Pawling & Harnischfeger plant. A woman sitting at the desk working on the "daily report first aid room." On the left is a sin...

Photograph

Lewis Sherman

Date: 1914 

Description: Quarter-length side-profile studio portrait of Lewis Sherman, Milwaukee physician and pharmacist.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1915 before

Description: View looking east from Third Street, down the avenue. Buildings line the road, with signs and advertisements. Roads and sidewalks are crowded with horse-...

Date: 1958-11-05 

Description: Women campaign workers call voters to support the Labor Political League and vote for candidates sympathetic to Labor issues.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of building. Caption below gives the name of the building and the line "Totally Destroyed by Fire June 4 '05." A group of people stand outside th...

Date: 1940-01-01 

Description: Engine #934 of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Photograph

Joe E. Brown

Date: 1955-07-12 ca.

Description: Comedic actor Joe E. Brown holding a baseball, with an unidentified man standing behind him..

Photograph

Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...

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Description: Memohead of the Plankinton Packing Company, a pork and beef packer and provision dealer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes an elevated view of the company b...

Date: 1951-12-11 

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy prepares to play a tape recording at a dinner honoring him. McCarthy said the tape caught Harry Bridges speaking about plotting...

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view from rooftops of what was known as Watertown Plank road, looking west from about North 35th Street. Several homes, and many open fields occup...

Date: 1953-03 

Description: Elevated view of construction of the new building, at Sixth Street and Highland Avenue. The downtown can be seen in the background, including the Schlitz c...

Date: 1900 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 th...

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Description: Milwaukee, northwest from Mitchell block. View of rooftops and buildings with River in background.

Date: 1954 

Description: Salvator Moshe with his children, Michael (back right), Mathilde (front right), and Marcia (on lap).

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man films a family as they sit at a picnic table and eat lunch at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1970 

Description: 802 North Jackson Street, with street signs on left. Cars are parked along both sides of the street and in front of the cathedral near Courthouse Square (n...

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