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Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. The Hotel Pfister is on the corner.

Date:  

Description: Intersection of two gravel roads. Telephone poles, some with posters stapled to them, line the sides of the road, and residential housing and fields are vi...

Photograph

July 4th Parade

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: People riding decorated bicycles in a 4th of July parade.

Date: 1800 after

Description: Map of additions to Milwaukee. Several of the additions are outlined in colors and many streets, waterways, and some landmarks are labelled.

Photograph

FDR in Milwaukee

Date: 1932-10-01 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.

Date: 1946-10-20 

Description: Outdoor rally of Allis-Chalmers workers. A man is speaking into a microphone in the front and people stand on the sidewalk and the grassy rise in the backg...

Date: 1959-03-10 

Description: Close-up of Mrs. Edna Ann Vistart holding up a button bearing the slogan, "Beer, Let's Make It!"

Date: 1919-09-12 ca.

Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...

Date:  

Description: A man wearing a hat sits in profile in a darkened room with a bookshelf behind his back.

Photograph

Union Depot

Date:  

Description: Union Depot.

Photograph

Dorothy H. Wright

Date: 1920-11-11 

Description: Portrait of Dorothy H. Wright sitting at a desk, holding a pen. On the back of the image she has written: "To A.W. Lawson from Dorothy H. Wright, Nov. 11 -...

Date: 1968 

Description: Ernesto Chacon, a grape boycott organizer from Milwaukee, is wearing a jacket, sunglasses and a necklace around his neck. He is holding a United Farmworker...

Date: 1971 before

Description: View across table towards Vel Phillips seated with other unidentified men, possibly other common council members. Sheets of paper are scattered on the tabl...

Photograph

Banner Event

Date: 1988-09-06 

Description: A woman overlooks the Labor-at-the-Lakefront festival next to a banner that reads "Buy Union," "Buy Made in USA," and "Keep the Heart of America Beating."

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Recently constructed residential housing as viewed from a hill. A fence is in the foreground. Porches, backyards, and small garages lead down to the Villag...

Photograph

State Fair Crowd

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Audience at the Wisconsin State Fair, probably watching the children's pony races. One mother holds her daughter in her arms so that she can see better.

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Patek Brothers, Inc., of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a paint company, with a halftone image of a hand dipping a brush into a can of Patek paint, el...

Date: 1948-04 

Description: Portrait of photographer Edmund Eisenscher.

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