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Date:  

Description: Residence of Charles Ray, 88 Prospect Street.

Photograph

Building on Fire

Date: 1931 before

Description: Groups of fire fighters work to put out a fire in winter. Smoke is billowing out the windows and covering the facade. A building on the far left has a sig...

Postcard

Armory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Armory, with the police station on the right, and private residence on the left.

Date: 1946 

Description: Color coded map in pink, yellow, green, and brown of Milwaukee County State and County trunk highways. The map includes a legend of symbols: "STEAM RAIL RO...

Date: 1959-09-23 

Description: Outdoor news portrait of Timothy Vick of 3957 North 63rd Street, Milwaukee. News photo made in connection with a murder case; the murderer, going door-to-d...

Date: 1857 

Description: Caption reads: "THE LOTS embraced in the proposed Addition, are situated in the Fourth Ward of the City of Milwaukee, about twenty minutes walk from Spring...

Photograph

City Street

Date:  

Description: View of an urban street with pedestrians, cable cars, and horse-drawn vehicles. The city could possibly be Milwaukee, on the left there is a Schlitz Milwau...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Four-story building from the right front. An entrance is on each end, and a flag pole is on the far right roof.

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Stairway from lobby to lower balcony of Pabst Theater.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereograph view published by West Book and Stationery Company depicting a Milwaukee Street. Features a large corner building. In the lower left c...

Photograph

City Bank and Trust

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: The City Bank and Trust at 735 N. 2nd Street and Wisconsin Avenue.

Photograph

Court of Honor

Date: 1923 

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

Photograph

Uniformed Men

Date:  

Description: A formal portrait of police officers in front of a building.

Date: 1938-10-01 

Description: J. Robert Taylor fixing a screen door. He is standing on the inside of the door, with a hammer in his right hand.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Church on Layton Boulevard between Scott and Greenfield Avenues. Front of church and a side wing is visible from across the road. In the sky area is print...

Date:  

Description: Design for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp with an agriculture and industries theme.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of boys and girls seated with instruments are waiting to perform music at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Photograph

"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A Coca-Cola vending machine is on the right, near a table with a scale and boxes of fruit, under an awning. On the left is a car near the curb.

Date: 1950-05 

Description: A commuter train of the Milwaukee, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad, with the tower of Milwaukee's Union Station in the background. The Milwaukee, North Sh...

Photograph

Amusement Park Ride

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A teenage boy caught looking directly at the photographer while riding an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition midway in the early ev...

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