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Description: A grassy field and trees near Demien Lake, part of the "greenbelt."

Date: 1919-02-26 ca.

Description: The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance home office on the northeast corner of E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street.

Date: 1916 before

Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of street traffic and buildings on East Water Street.

Photograph

Special Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Merchants & Manufacturers Special Train. A steam engine with several cars stretching to the horizon is sitting on the tracks in front of a pl...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fire fighters on ladders climbing up to the windows of a burning building.

Photograph

Edward E. Browne

Date: 1915-10-04 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Edward E. Browne, Waupaca lawyer.

Photograph

St. Gall's Church

Date: 1894 after

Description: Southeast corner of Second and Sycamore Streets, later the site of a large street railway building. The picture was taken shortly after the interior was d...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: From Government Pier, looking at downtown Milwaukee.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Louis Auer & Son, Milwaukee passenger agents for the Red Star Line, with a bearded man in a cap and uniform steering a ship's wheel. The name...

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

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Tracks are underneath the viaduct in the bottom of the image, and houses line the right side.

Date: 1902-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet of the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County. On the cover is an oval tipped-in portrait of club president...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with a young constituent at the Wisconsin State Fair. For many years Proxmire's appearance was an institution at the...

Photograph

Otto Falk House

Date: 1964 

Description: Exterior of building just prior to demolition. At the time, the building was occupied by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Three and one-half story...

Photograph

Card Party

Date: 1967 

Description: Middle-aged woman seated at an outdoor table with refreshments. She is wearing a hat made out of newspaper. The occasion is a card party arranged for older...

Photograph

Western Hotel

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View of the Solomon Juneau statue in Juneau Park, erected in 1890.

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