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Date:  

Description: Lightning cleared the air, that we could see
just how deep the rootland lay
Far below the wished for, but not beyond the Will

Photograph

East Johnson Street

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A view down East Johnson Street.

Date: 1958 

Description: Aerial view of Craig Avenue and Crestwood Avenue.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of the town, city limits, numbered blocks and lots, wards, local streets, roads, railroads, capitol square, Vilas Park, Edgewood Academ...

Photograph

Abandoned Barracks

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Abandoned enlisted men's barracks at Truax Field.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A shaded view of Brown's Bookstore, 673 State Street.

Photograph

Town View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the town from across the bay. Mountains rise behind the city's shoreline buildings.

Date: 1930-05-21 

Description: Three men standing beside Powerizer sound systems truck (Radio Laboratories, Inc. Milwaukee) in front of Orpheum Theater, 216 State Street. "The Laff Riot...

Date: 1914 

Description: Boilermakers and their helpers pose on and around a horse-drawn wagon that bears a sign that reads "Boiler-makers and Helpers", perhaps for a parade. Man o...

Date:  

Description: Steam tractor on Main Street with a crowd of men. A.F. Werner located on the northeast corner of the intersection.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Only the salvaged planking behind the Forward statue created by Jean Pond Miner indicates that anything more is going on in this picture than a peaceful su...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mother and children on front porch. Identified as Fred Taylor in the baby carriage, Ellen Taylor Higgins, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and Donna Taylor Adams.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across street of Usinger's Sausage Factory and Retail Store on 1030 North Third Street. Note the murals on the left side of the factory.

Photograph

Wade House

Date: 1955 

Description: Front view of the Wade House. The Wade House, one of the earliest stagecoach inns in Wisconsin, was built between 1847 and 1851 by Sylvanus Wade. It became...

Date: 1800 after

Description: This map shows the land claim owned by the Portage Canal Company and includes an index of landownership and landmarks. The Wisconsin and Portage River, the...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 1935-10-24 

Description: Lineup of 24 Ford City Car Company taxicabs and their drivers in front of City Car Co. office, located at 601 - 603 West Washington Avenue, (former Illinoi...

Date: 1922 

Description: This photograph from the Wisconsin Highway Commission records is unidentified, but a few internal details helps to understand the content. The Wisconsin li...

Date: 1923-10-22 

Description: Two International Model 63 trucks operated by Carlon Construction Co. of Maplewood, Missouri. Printing on the side of the truck says "Paving Contractors"....

Date: 1964-06-16 

Description: Commuters boarding an International Loadstar 1700 bus owned by the Pangasinan Transportation Company (PANTRANCO), Quezon City terminal, Philippines.

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