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Crowd near Stage

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A crowd of people, mainly women and girls, have gathered for a Civilian Defense Rally. People lean on the edge of a decorated stage and booths are visible...

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Date: 1904 after

Description: View of the courthouse taken from across the street. A horse and carriage is parked on the lower right of the image.

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows 8 zoning districts, as well as house number system, schools, parks, churches, and points of interest. Lake Michigan is labeled and the lower...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large crowd of people moving down a road. Many people carry umbrellas, and a flag can be seen in the background. A sign hanging above the crowd reads, "...

Date: 1937 

Description: Elevated view of two International D-60 trucks owned by the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company parked near a yard with piles of coal. A large structure towerin...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Boats used for fighting fires are docked near a walkway. On the left the walkway is full of men, some gathered near the boats. A fire hose is stretched out...


Grand Avenue

Date: 1915 before

Description: View looking east from Third Street, down the avenue. Buildings line the road, with signs and advertisements. Roads and sidewalks are crowded with horse-...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Visitors around a gazebo or pavilion in Washington Park.


Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...


Description: A T.M.E.R. and L Company streetcar is stopped on Washington Avenue, with the two streetcar operators aboard. The advertisement on the streetcar reads, "190...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murray’s addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man driving through a neighborhood on a dirt and rock road.


Description: Letterhead of Plankinton House in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel and traffic in the street, including people on foot, on hors...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Harbor area of Jones Island and garbage disposal plant, Stratton Grain Co., and more.

Date: 1957-10 

Description: Crowd in front of the home of Lew Burdette after the Milwaukee Braves defeated the New York Yankees to win the 1957 World Series. Pitcher Burdette won thr...

Date: 1946-02-02 

Description: A line has formed down and around a street corner at the Uptown Theatre. The marquee advertises showings of "San Antonio" and "Danger Signal," both in tec...


Engine No. 1224

Date: 1914 

Description: Railroad workers posing in front of locomotive Engine No. 1224 at Stowell Station. From left to right are Fireman John F. Fohey, yardmaster John Rice, Waym...


Description: Milwaukee, looking up Broadway.

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