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Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Ewig Company, an insurance company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with full-color depictions of a scene with three traffic accidents involv...

Date: 1970 

Description: "The famous Blue Angel Drill Team visits Milwaukee."

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1870 before

Description: North of Huron Street Bridge looking toward point near Grand Avenue crossing. A ship with several masts is docked on the river, and several large building...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: Looking west from Washington Monument. Monument is on the right, with the view down the street on the left. A church, two other monuments, and several ot...

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Description: View across snow-covered lawn or field of a school building with a smokestack. Automobiles are parked nearby.

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Description: Apartment building at 2518 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on negative reads, "Looking north at 2513 W. Wisconsin Ave". Parked automobile in the foreground an...

Date: 1955-10-16 

Description: Burkie West and his grandaughter Catherine West answer a police officer's questions after their automobile was hit by a train. Both incurred minor injuries...

Postcard

Post Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across the street with pedestrians walking on the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1884-07-21 

Description: Group portrait of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway employees taken outside the railroad's Milwaukee shop. Most of the men appear to be blue collar wor...

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Description: Letterhead of the Evinrude Division of Outboard Motors Corporation of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the corporation logo and a man racing along in a boat with...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small marching band is at the head of the parade with a military group marching behind them. Crowds stand on the sidewalk.

Date: 1967-08-12 

Description: A smiling Governor Knowles surveys the Wisconsin State Fairground from the top of the giant Ferris Wheel on the fair's midway. He spent the day at the Stat...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd of people outside of the Wisconsin At Work Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. A blimp emblazoned with the word...

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Description: Father James Groppi speaking through a megaphone from the hood of a bus. Groppi stands with Alderperson Vel Phillips. Several of the people in the assemble...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view of dam with a bridge further up the river. Various buildings are along the shoreline and on top of the hill on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and a boy are standing next to a pair of yoked oxen pulling a cart. The boy near the animals has a lash in his hand, and the man behind him is loadin...

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Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch stand near a wooden bridge, holding canes, in a wooded area blanketed in snow. There is a hat on top of one of the posts on t...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: 3000 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Completed in 1928, it is a Shriners mosque, and was designed by architects Clas and Shepard in Moorish Revival style. The buildin...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landownersÂ’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

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