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Postcard

Schlitz Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hotel on corner. Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the building.

Photograph

Grain Elevator

Date: 1921-04-17 ca.

Description: Workers shoveling grain, possibly corn, onto a lake vessel. Probably on the lower Milwaukee River.

Date: 1937 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Small sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor with buildings on the far shoreline in the background. There is a large sign on a roof that readsin part: "L.J. Petit.....

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

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking west from the Post Office. Some text also written in German. Identifies in pencil writing the location of the Pfister Hotel, the W...

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: Supporters of Bernie Sanders standing outside the Democratic presidential debate posing with their signs.

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...

Photograph

UFW Grape Boycott

Date: 1969 

Description: A picketer pushing the wheelchair of another supporter of the United Farmworkers — AFL-CIO grape boycott. They are possibly picketing in front of a superma...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Pond and paths in front of the conservatory.

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Description: Letterhead of the Langenberger Construction Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building and traffic in the...

Date: 1886 

Description: Detail of map including plans of the National Soldiers' home.

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Description: A man poses in front of a canoe tied onto his car. A second man looks on from the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereographic view of J.C. Iversen and Company on the west side of Water Street (north of Grand Avenue). Other stores include: Adam Koch Restauran...

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Description: Two streetcar engineers pose with a streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. Or...

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....

Map or Atlas

Highway Map, Milwaukee

Date: 1940 

Description: Shows Milwaukee and Waukesha counties, and parts of Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Jefferson, Walworth, and Racine counties. Includes indexes of "Cities, Town...

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Description: A portrait of eight young boys posed standing and sitting on the side of a street. Four of the boys wear caps, and along the street in the background are h...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date:  

Description: Elevated view from the Post Office of Wisconsin Avenue with buildings and street traffic.

Photograph

Mount Mary College

Date: 1940 

Description: Front entrance to Notre Dame Hall; taken at an angle. The name of the hall is above the arched doorway.

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