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State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: Fruits, Farm Crops building.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: This map was engraved from original drawings and surveys taken by Louis Lipman. Includes Milwaukee street directory on the left hand side. Bottom right cor...

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Four girls standing in a row dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. Each of the girls has a number around her arm...

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The ornate entrance to the Schlitz Palm Garden. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue, the Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of Public Museum. Focuses on display area in center of room that contains skeletal remains and tortoise shells.


Bob Buhl at Bat

Date: 1954-03-19 

Description: Milwaukee Braves player Bob Buhl during batting practice at spring training.


Mobilgas Truck

Date: 1937 

Description: A man loads the rear of an International D-50 truck owned by Mobilgas while parked outside what appears to be a service station.


West Water Street


Description: View up West Water Street from Grand Avenue with street cars.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing for the building with plan for expansion in lower left corner. Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Pedestrians and...

Date: 1921-07-31 

Description: Lily E., a schooner converted to the South Shore Yacht Club's floating club house, until the winter of 1921. The club house is at the foot of Nock Street i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large cloud of smoke blankets the end of the road and snow covers the ground. Pedestrians line the sidewalks on either side of the road. A woman runs ac...

Date: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

Date: 1942 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with vignettes of crowds around the fair gateway, an exhibition hall, and a scene of horse-drawn cart racing.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of South Milwaukee.


Steelflex Slotter

Date: 1973-08-08 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "These pictures of machine number 7409 for Jack Blank to use as illustration of a Falk slotter to gain approval to use a simil...

Date: 1922 

Description: A bird's-eye map that shows the Milwaukee Parkway as contemplated by the Milwaukee County Planning Commission. The map identifies the roads and parks throu...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A young girl pushes a baby carriage along a street in a Fourth of July parade. The carriage is decorated like a stork with a bundle tied to its beak. A wom...


Description: Men working outdoors to fill what appears to be sand bags. Some of the bags are marked with a "P." There are industrial buildings in the background.

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