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Cars on Gravel Road

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Description: Two cars driving on a gravel road lined with telephone poles or power lines. On the right beyond a stop sign, cars are parked behind a fence. More cars are...

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Description: A man on his motorcycle in the street is posing with a small umbrella attached to his helmet. A watch also hangs from the front of his shirt.

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Jones Island

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A fishing settlement. Small buildings and boats line a bay, with sand and a piece of driftwood in the foreground.

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Housing Project

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A child peddles his tricycle on a sidewalk at the end of a cul de sac in his Greendale neighborhood with houses lining the street.

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Flying Santa

Date: 1966-11-20 

Description: As a crowd of onlookers watch, Santa Claus alights from his special holiday helicopter with the help of an aide at Southgate Shopping Center.

Date: 1983-10 

Description: The Milwaukee Road sheetmetal shop, formerly formerly known as the car paint and repair shop, located at 3301 West Canal Street.

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"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A large crowd of women, children, and men standing on sidewalk and curb. They are probably waiting for the trolley. Many of the people are carrying package...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View along Van Buren Street, looking north from Mason Street. Three children are sitting on the curb at the corner.

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Miller Hall

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Description: Miller Hall, a saloon recreation center in Milwaukee. In windows below the main entrance to the right are three signs advertising Palm Gardens. Another sig...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Several horse-drawn vehicles are on the road. Below the image is a short letter dated July 6, 1907.

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Description: A group of men are gathered around a horse-drawn cart that is pulled up next to a railroad car. The cart has "Wisconsin Humane Society" written on its sid...

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Description: Milwaukee, north from Mitchell block. View of rooftops, buildings and bridge at distance on the left. American flag in the foreground.

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Description: Letterhead of Hammel, Newald & Company, a wholesale wine and liquor dealer and importer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On the left is a three-quarter view of t...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Flag pole with limestone carving of women and men by Alonzo Hauser, who was appointed by the Farm Security Administration, at its base. The sculpture was b...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, parks, cemeteries, select buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included is a street index and manuscript annotations...

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Pleasant Street

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Description: Residential neighborhood with cars parked on the street located at N. Cass and E. Pleasant Streets, looking southwest. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looki...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue an...

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Court of Honor

Date: 1923 

Description: Elevated view of Court of Honor on Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1872 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, some landownership, and a race course. Manuscript annotations in red i...

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