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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...

Photograph

Car Wreck

Date: 1956-05-17 

Description: Aftermath of automobile accident. The cars plunged 17 feet over an embankment. Both drivers walked away from the crash. Onlookers look down from the embank...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The postcard caption is in error in its reference to Lake Park, which is distantly located from this street. Possibly Highland Park was intended. A secon...

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Description: A man wearing a suit and a hat stands on a mound of dirt in a road with an automobile on his left and a steam shovel on his right. The steam shovel has a s...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...

Photograph

Milwaukee Depot

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Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Depot, with clock tower, at West Everett Street between North 3rd and North 4th Streets.

Photograph

Boring Mill Table

Date: 1961-02-14 

Description: Two men crouch atop of the large gear, while another stands at the side overseeing the lift. This gear was purchased and used by the Ladish Company of Cuda...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man cleans a residential street with an International I-14 tractor with a Hough sweeper attached.

Photograph

Three Young People

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Snapshot of a young man with two young women chatting on Wisconsin Street. The scene is near the Grand Avenue bridge which appears in the background.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads. An inset map shows the Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. There are...

Photograph

Milwaukee Movie Set

Date: 1990 

Description: Costumed actors on a Third Ward street transformed to represent the 1930s for the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger".

Postcard

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: 1967-07-25 

Description: Newspaper caption reads: "Passersby don't know it, but what appears to be a coonskin cap around the neck of Todd Vasas, 16, of 2773 S. Shore Drive, is the...

Date: 1892 

Description: Milwaukee works. Long steel mill located on the bank of either a lake or a river. Multitudes of smokestacks, tracks, and small buildings.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Group of people decorating the Garden Queen float for a Fourth of July parade near a large garage. The float reads "Greendale-The Garden City," "Pop. 2800"...

Photograph

July 4th Parade

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: People riding decorated bicycles in a 4th of July parade.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view of people crowding around booths at a Civilian Defense Rally, "Poker Dart, Holy Name Society," "Meat mart, American Legion," "[obscured]Jap!...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the front half of fuselage for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

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Description: Billhead of James Suydam of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, agent for the Goodyear Rubber Company, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in all types of rubber good...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the elevator for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

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