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Description: A street cleaning truck spraying water on a suburban street with houses in the background. The text on the driver's side door probably reads "US Dept. of A...

Photograph

Court House Square

Date: 1889 

Description: Fountain in center, with trees along the border of the small square. A man sits on a bench and children are on the left. The courthouse is visible in the b...

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Description: View of old sailing boats at a shoreline with elevator A in the background.

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Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...

Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...

Photograph

Majorettes

Date: 1962-11-03 

Description: Majorettes dancing in a parade. They were members of the Milwaukee Continentals marching band.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: A campaign picture of Democrat Henry and Marge Reuss with family and pet dog on front porch. Taken for Ruess' Run for Mayor after his service in Europe.

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Viaduct

Date: 1889 

Description: Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct on the line along the Milwaukee River. The viaduct has two arched passages, and stones and rocks lining the path f...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Storefront of the People's Bookstore showing a Lincoln and Jefferson display. An awning is over the adjacent smoke shop on the left, and on the exterior wa...

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Stasia Pokora

Date: 1946-08-29 

Description: Stasia Pokora, Executive Secretary of the American Relief for Poland, sang Polish songs, many of which she learned from Polish immigrants who roomed at her...

Date: 1935 before

Description: The Court of Honor, Wisconsin Avenue. The statue, "The Victorious Charge," is in the center, with a church behind. On the left are more buildings going int...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Large crowd of passengers on the whaleback excursion steamer "Christopher Columbus".

Photograph

Wells Street Bridge

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a tugboat pulling a lake steamer on the Milwaukee River under an open drawbridge near the Electric Company.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A corner store with a large electric sign on top. Men are on the sidewalk in front of the store, and a horse-drawn vehicle and bicycles are on the right.

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"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A two-door sedan is parked in front of the market, near a large sign.

Date: 1954-06-03 

Description: Jackie Robinson crouches and points to a diagram of a baseball diamond sketched on the ground as a large group of primarily African-American boys, some in...

Date: 1968-04-28 

Description: Two children holding a puppy.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of African American children drinking from water fountains, or bubblers as they are frequently known in Milwaukee, at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1970 

Description: "The famous Blue Angel Drill Team visits Milwaukee."

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Storefronts on Road

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from dirt road, with buildings grouped on the left, with mailboxes, trees and a fence lining the road on the right. Horse-drawn carts are on the road,...

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