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Photograph

Summerfest

Date: 1982 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of a large crowd of music fans gathered at Summerfest, looking northeast toward the current site of Discovery World. Sailboats are on Lake...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Several men are standing on top of a square ledge over the reservoir. Other men are working in the reservoir. On the right is a wooden walkway.

Photograph

Drugstore

Date: 1924-08-22 ca.

Description: Interior of an unidentified drugstore.

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Alderman Martin E. Schreiber, President of the Milwaukee Common Council, is on a podium wearing a suit. On the left is Vel Phillips who is wearing a dress....

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. One of the largest machinery manufacturing plants in America, which produces turbine engines, gas producer engines, pu...

Date: 1964-05-07 

Description: The corner grocery is a pleasant place for the pause that refreshes. Thaddeus Moore, 9, of 3271 N. 14th Street, had a cone. Anthony McMillon, 7, of 3287-A...

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Description: A man in a hat and overalls leans over a trench or ditch digger, looking down into the excavated area. Pipes, an automobile, and a building are in the back...

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Description: Group of people on steps in front of unknown building in Milwaukee. A car is parked on the street.

Date: 1914-05-13 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee Journal building at N. 4th Street, north of W. Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1958 

Description: Elevated view of building facade has a light-colored wall pierced with holes, designed by Maynard Meyer, architect. On the right is a restaurant, the Bosto...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking northwest from Division Street and East Water Street. Rooftop of building in foreground has laundry hanging from a line. In the back...

Photograph

Proxmire Parade

Date:  date unknown

Description: Senator William Proxmire waves to the crowd from an open antique automobile during a parade in downtown Milwaukee.

Drawing

Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS. An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...

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

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances near a man wearing a tie on the announcer's platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microphone is visible, and in the b...

Date: 1987-07-20 

Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1931 before

Description: The tower of the building is on the right, with flag poles at various peaks on the roof. On the right is a building with classical style pillars.

Date: 1895 after

Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Main hall with description of location. Hall was 225 feet long, 100 feet wide and 65 feet high. Also gives basement size under main hall (36,000 square f...

Date: 1889-08-28 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee, drawn from sketches and photographs for the "Milwaukee Daily Sentinel", with insets of Schlitz Park and the Pabst Brewing Com...

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