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Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

Date: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

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Carnival Banners

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Description: A group of adults and children are gathered in front of carnival banners. Probably depicting "Gay Paree" at the State Fair.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing a baseball cap holds a folder and a box labeled "Committee." He is also wearing a badge labeled "Committee" on his shirt pocket. In the far b...

Date: 1907-02 

Description: Factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View looking up Grand Avenue from 9th Street toward two horse-drawn wagons and a horse-drawn streetcar on tree-lined street. Wagon on right carries firewoo...

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Green Sheet Costume

Date: 1987-10-31 

Description: Amanda Basile of Milwaukee's Northwest side dressed as the Milwaukee Journal Green Sheet for Halloween. She made the costume with her mother Penny Chapman...

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: Two young women are standing outdoors behind a lawn sign reading: "Bernie Sanders 2016, The People's Choice!" at the Democratic presidential debate.

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Family Sledding

Date: 1956 

Description: Winter scene with a family and their dog preparing for their descent down the hill on a toboggan. From left to right, Gene Anderson (my uncle), Betsy Marqu...

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Description: Stone carving of a farm couple with a foal installed on the side of a brick building. Carved by Alonzo Hauser in 1938.

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Description: The Root River, swollen with rainwater and/or snow melt, runs under a bridge on which a man is walking. Recently built houses are visible in the misty back...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a snowy street. Men and women, one with a baby, are bundled up against the snowy winter weather, and are lining both sides of the street. Carriag...

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Bridge Over River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Bridge in the downtown area crossing the Milwaukee River. City buildings reach into the background, with the farthest fading out. Many people are crossin...

Date: 1979-09 

Description: Retaining wall and houses from back alley.

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Date: 1914-03-20 ca.

Description: Looking west from the roof of the Wells Building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Milwaukee Street. The Pabst Building is on the left and the First National B...

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

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Raking Leaves

Date: 1984-10-18 

Description: Young boy and girl make the autumn chore of leaf-raking fun.

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Hillary Supporters

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: A man in a Ron Paul for President t-shirt is holding up a sign reading: "Hillary is a Criminal" in front of a group of Hillary supporters.

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