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Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

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Cars on Racetrack

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Early twentieth-century race cars lined up for the beginning of a race. The grandstand on the left is filled with spectators, with heavy smoke in the backg...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A building on the left has a large sign for Gimbel's on its roof. Beyond the river in the background are two large s...

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East Water Street

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of street traffic and buildings on East Water Street.

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Monster Truck

Date: 1989-01-23 

Description: A man cowers in mock awe before Kodiak, a 14,000 pound Ford Silverado rigged with six-foot-tall tires and an extra heavy-duty suspension. The truck compet...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of motorcycles, with Reagina Standard on the sides and on banners, sit parked on the dirt road.

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of City Hall, seen from the side. Location, title, and the phrase "Die Stadthalle" are in the top left corner.

Photograph

Twenty-First Street

Date: 1924 

Description: Near Chestnut Street. View looking down a wet and icy sidewalk with melting snowbanks. Houses line the street.

Date:  

Description: Boys loafing on the playground in the director's absence. Most of them are sitting on a wall next to a building on the edge of the playground.

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Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.

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Elevated City View

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city.

Date: 1896 before

Description: John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home at 1130 Grand Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lio...

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Fond du Lac Avenue

Date:  

Description: Looking southeast from N. 36th Street and W. Fond du Lac Avenue, Six Point beer garden and bottle house are visible on the right side of the street. Captio...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Elevated view of wagons hauling coal from the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company holding up street car traffic on a busy Milwaukee street.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the grounds of the Wisconsin Conservation Department exhibit at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Six story building with three flag poles above the main entrance. Several people are on the sidewalk around the building and cars parked on the road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Grand Avenue and bridge over river with streetcar and horse-drawn vehicles on the street.

Photograph

Unidentified Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A horse and wagon for the Milwaukee Brewery Co. and a car are parked on the road near the curb. The road is lined with residences.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Small sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor with buildings on the far shoreline in the background. There is a large sign on a roof that readsin part: "L.J. Petit.....

Date:  date unknown

Description: A tugboat pulling a steamer in the harbor of Lake Michigan. Steam billows from the stacks.

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