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Date: 1924-08-21 ca.
Description: The H.L Roehrborn Grocery Store, located at N. 41st and W. Burleigh Street. The interior of the grocery store contains canned goods and bins of food on dis...
Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...
Description: View up Grand Avenue from bridge. Pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles cross bridge on the left.
Date: 1912-07-11 ca.
Description: Looking east on E. Wisconsin Avenue from the west bank of the Milwaukee River. The Pabset Building is on the left.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Frederick Layton, at about age 50. Layton was the son of a Milwaukee butcher and ran the business until his retirement...
Date: date unknown
Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of Anson K. Mayhew, Milwaukee lumberman and manufacturer.
Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Goodnow Bay State Foundry & Machine Shop, or "Bay State" Iron Works, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which fabricated steam engines and boil...
Description: This product, which is a later component of a sugar mill, was purchased bu Colorado Fuel and Iron and used by Union Sugar Division of Consolidated Foods Co...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Female factory workers machining parts for cream separators and International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. An original caption identifies them as "Milwauke...
Description: View from behind home plate of Lew Burdette delivering a pitch in the Milwaukee Braves' 1-0 victory over the the Philadelphia Phillies, August 18, 1960 at...
Description: A man near a booth wearing a hat with a feather smokes a cigar while setting up for a Civilian Defense Rally. The announcers platform is in the background.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The front entrance of the Greendale Theater with other storefronts visible. The marquee reads "Greendale Theater, Air Conditioned For Comfort, New Show Eve...
Description: Smelting Department of the Bay View Rolling Mills.
Date: 1900 before
Description: House at Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. A large lawn is in the foreground. The main building is centered with a tower on the left corner. Separate build...
Description: The North Point Water Tower at the foot of E. North Avenue.
Description: Workers at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works perform "tear-down" inspections and tests of diesel engines.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Two men are pounding a tent stake into the ground at the State Fair Park. Behind them are excavating machinery, automobiles and permanent structures associ...
Date: 1915-04-01 ca.
Description: Northwest corner of 3rd and Wells Street, facing the Milwaukee Commercial School. A police officer directs traffic in the foreground, with pedestrians on t...
Description: Four women crossing a street. One of the women in the foreground is dressed in a fashionable dress and hat.
Description: Map shows wards and assembly districts for Milwaukee County as of September 1938. The map contains annotations in what appears to be pencil showing senator...
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