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Photograph

FDR in Milwaukee

Date: 1932-10-01 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.

Postcard

Union Depot

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Union Depot with clock tower. Railroad station on left side, with clock tower. Park area on right. Horse-drawn vehicles are near the entrance.The card is p...

Date: ????-08-31 date unknown

Description: A mason at work puts mortar on a brick.

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Description: Three men in a horse-drawn fire engine races down a downtown street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A steam fire engine of Milwaukee's Fire Company #2 drawn by three white horses racing to a fire. Prior motor driven fire equipment was a greater danger tha...

Date: 1895 

Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 645 Franklin Place, also know as "The Lion House." Home is set back from the road, wit...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View across the Kinnickinnic River of the Pabst brewery grain elevator. A Schlitz building, possibly one of their grain elevators, stands behind the Pabst...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two young girls playing on a pathway near a large fountain and lamp post located in a park.

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: 1915 ca.

Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

Date: 1974 

Description: 1020 North Broadway, main facade photographed from the Northwest. Building right next to the Milwaukee School of Engineers. Signs labeling the buildings a...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building, taken from an elevated vantage point. The structure has a set of...

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Description: A street cleaning truck spraying water on a suburban street with houses in the background. The text on the driver's side door probably reads "US Dept. of A...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Marquette University, 1131 W. Wisconsin Street. People are walking on the sidewalk in front of the entrance. The three sets of doors have ornate pointed...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: The corner of N. 5th Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue. Landmarks from left to right: Wisconsin Roof (dancing), Strand Theater, Miller High Life Spa, and the...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

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Description: View up Wisconsin Avenue from bridge showing pedestrian and horse-drawn vehicle traffic on bridge and buildings in distance.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: A United Public Workers parade/demonstration from an adjacent sidewalk. The line of participants including a horse-drawn wagon stretches into the distance....

Photograph

Old City Hall

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Description: A group of men sit and stand in front of Old City Hall (built 1860).

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.

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