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Photograph

Marine Gear Unit

Date: 1969-05-07 

Description: Marine gear unit ready to be shipped. This particular gear unit, a component of a Great Lakes Ore Carrier was purchased by General Motors-Electro Motive Di...

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Description: Caption on negative reads, "View showing property side of street Zenith Theatre Bldg. 2498 W. Hopkins St. Looking Northeast".

Photograph

Bijou Theater

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Theater with many signs, one of which is advertising a matinee. Several other buildings are visible to the left of the building. A large crowd of people...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: A United Public Workers parade/demonstration from an adjacent sidewalk. The line of participants including a horse-drawn wagon stretches into the distance....

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across what may be a metal roof towards a crowd of men looking at a collapsed structure of steel girders. The men are dressed in winter coats and hats...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1869 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads and includes inset map of Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. There a...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Panoramic print of factory. Six large smokestacks, several small ones, a flag, and a water tower decorate the rooftops. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the roa...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Main factory with South Foundry in lower left. Lake Michigan is in the background. Later the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co.

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Description: Letterhead of the E.R. Godfrey & Sons Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a red belt with a silver buckle across the top left. Examples of the company's...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: This map is an advertisement for Milwaukee street cars and motor buses and reads: "Ride the street car or motor bus. Economical, safe, dependable." Include...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: An original color lithograph featuring a side profile view of The Milwaukee Road Hiawatha engine and one additional car. Below the image is written "Built...

Date: 1983-10 

Description: The Milwaukee Road freight car repair shop at 3301 West Canal Street.

Date: 1941 before

Description: Cathedral across Jackson Street. There is a large clock in the belfry.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are gathered around a stagecoach which is mounted on a platform in a yard. Some men are sitting inside, while others are standing around in...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A marching band in full regalia in a Fourth of July parade. They are walking in the street, spectators are along the grass near the curb, and storefronts a...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Two men escorting a fashionably dressed woman with a feathered boa obscuring part of her face. People stand in the background near a train next to the plat...

Photograph

Court of Honor

Date: 1923 

Description: Elevated view of Court of Honor on Wisconsin Avenue.

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Description: Letterhead of the F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Company of Milwaukee, manufacturers of and dealers in footwear, with an elevated, three-quarter view of the Mayer co...

Date: 1952 

Description: Milwaukee streets department employees repair the intersection of Meinecke Avenue and 12th Street. Behind them, a Blatz truck is making a delivery to the...

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