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Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Gasoline Alley Garage. Presumably the inspiration for Frank O. King's cartoon Gasoline Alley.

Date: 1899-07-30 

Description: View across pond of Syl at Soldiers Home with aunt Helen standing on a landing near a boat and a flagpole. There is a large group of people gathered around...

Date: 1924 

Description: Elevated view over water of the harbor and buildings of Frankfort. There is a deteriorating pier in the foreground.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man is standing in the road next to an automobile at an artesian well, while two men are standing on the right in front of a wooden fence. Water flows fr...

Photograph

The "Prairie Bird"

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Union gunboat "Prairie Bird," a small rear-wheel steamship.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of what appears to be the McCormick Reaper Works, with the west fork of the south branch of the Chicago River in the foreground. Smokestacks, railroad...

Photograph

State Street Bust

Date:  

Description: View across street towards a police officer chasing down a shoplifter walking on State Street. A man is watching from a sidewalk in the background.

Date: 1934-10-25 

Description: Delivery truck for Pantorium Cleaners, 558 State Street, with Hanks mansion, located at 525 Wisconsin Avenue, in the background among trees.

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows Milwaukee County Parkway lands, streets, streets not yet constructed, public facilities, schools, churches, and manufacturers. The map inclu...

Date: 1962-05-07 

Description: Crossroads corner at dusk, following hail storm.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the busy streets of Court and Milwaukee. Three prominent buildings in view are: Court Street Methodist Church on the far left (b. 1868), w...

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down tracks towards a locomotive pulling a passenger train into the depot. A conductor stands in an open door. Another conductor and passengers stand...

Photograph

West Main Street

Date: 1913 

Description: View from intersection down center of West Main Street. On the corner on the left is a brick bank building. A paint store, a shoe store and other businesse...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Map of the whole state Wisconsin includes an inset of the vicinity of Milwaukee, which shows the boundaries for Lisbon, Menomonee, Pewaukee, Brookfield, Wa...

Photograph

Crowd at Pier

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: View from ship as a crowd on a pier is saying goodbye to "Espagne" as it is sailing away. Captioned: "The crowd at the pier as the 'Espagne' left for Borde...

Date: 1960-04 

Description: In April 1960 a student uprising created a crisis within the South Korean government and the army was called out to keep the peace. Ultimately President Sy...

Photograph

Business Section

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the business section of town. The street is lined with businesses including the National Bank of Commerce, a hotel, and a clothing store. Text on t...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men and women ascend a staircase toward a shoe store as horses and carriages travel along the street below. The sign on the store reads, "Victor LaFrance R...

Date: 1926 

Description: View from road of a service station on the left with gas pumps. Next door is a meat market, a restaurant and a bank. A man is standing in front of the serv...

Photograph

Flu Shots Today

Date: 2011 

Description: A mother takes her child to the Cass Street Pharmacy, which advertises flu shots.

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