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Photograph

Boy with Balloon

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A young boy inflates a balloon at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Three people stand behind him near the "Merry Go Round" building, and in the backgro...

Date: 1865 

Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...

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Description: Schooners docked on river. The view is downriver from the Grand Avenue Bridge.

Date: 1940-01-18 

Description: Elevated view of railroad yard, with engines and cars on some of the tracks. Smoke is billowing out in the background and covering much of the yard. Buildi...

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, between two men, talking outdoors near an automobile. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visited and toured Gre...

Photograph

A Park Playground

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Children playing in a park playground, mainly on a large swing set.

Photograph

Walker Square Park

Date: 1914-07-29 ca.

Description: Individuals and children sitting on benches in the foreground of the residential park with others in the middleground laying on the grass near the water fo...

Date: 1924-05-14 ca.

Description: Merchant's and Manufacturer's Bank Building on the east side of N. Plankinton Avenue between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street. The Empire Theater is...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wells Street Viaduct.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Downtown aerial view with the Milwaukee River and City Hall.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of football field and bleachers from railroad embankment. In the foreground is rubble against a wooden fence. In the middle of the football field a nu...

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Description: A man in a horse-drawn vehicle crosses railroad tracks.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A young man and two women are sitting on a curb. Both women are wearing large hats.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad. Railroad train cars are stopped on the tracks and smoke is rising fr...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names and includes the manuscript annotations: "From the Lapham collection" --...

Date: 1946-12 

Description: Members of the United Automobile Workers union, Local 75, line up outside the local's headquarters, 308 E. Center Street, to vote on delegates to the union...

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Water Tower.

Photograph

Motorcycle Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nine men are lined up along a road on their motorcycles. Men and boys are on the sidewalk behind them, wtih advertisements filling the wall behind the gro...

Photograph

State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: The Fruits, Farm Crops building entrance is on the left, with three cars parked in front.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

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