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Description: Academy and Orphanage on Van Buren Street. Three trees stand in front of the building. A woman is in front left of center, and two children are on the rig...
Date: 1914-02-27 ca.
Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...
Description: St. Josephat Church and School from Kosciuszko Park. Classic style church with dome across a body of water. Three boats with boaters are out rowing. Along...
Description: Close-up of Mrs. Edna Ann Vistart holding up a button bearing the slogan, "Beer, Let's Make It!"
Description: A police officer sits on a stool in a woodshop.
Description: Formally a Universalist Church (under Rev. Augusta Chapin), then a Baptist church, later a club house and eventually a dance hall. Photograph taken after...
Description: Girls playing football on field.
Date: 1947 ca.
Description: City Hall near the Milwaukee River.
Description: An unidentified man dressed as a Chasid Rabbi.
Description: Employees of the Seaman's Body Corporation gather at the bar during their annual Harvest Dance.
Description: Published in James Smith Buck's, "Pioneer History of Milwaukee". Lake Michigan is on the right, with three rivers that combine at different points and reac...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Street cleaner cleaning a street. A man and boy stand on the opposite sidewalk watching. Another street cleaner is on the left. Perhaps in Milwaukee.
Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...
Date: 1921-05-22 ca.
Description: A crowd of people at Humboldt Park gather for the unveiling of a World War I monument. A family in the foreground with larger crowd in the background. Capt...
Description: Elevated view over rooftops, looking southwest from North 4th and West Cherry Streets toward the central YMCA building.
Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Marks the birthplace of Milwaukee's first white boy, erected by Brodhead Estate.
Date: 1910-08-27 ca.
Description: Looking south on the 16th Street viaduct over Menominee Valley from about Clybourn Street. Surrounding industrial area and neighborhoods are visible in add...
Description: Side view of a car parked at curb decorated to participate in the May Day parade. The car has two large megaphones mounted on top and a banner that reads,...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Church and school seen from Kosciuszko Park. Located across a lake, behind some trees and bushes. A woman sits on some decorative stones next to the lake.
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