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Postcard

Lake Kosciuszko

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A boat with five people are on a lake surrounded by trees. Behind them are several docked boats. In the background is a park area with a red-roofed build...

Date: 1971 

Description: Church front with steeple. Road with cars, lamp post, and shoveled snow.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A businessman, dressed in a suit coat and hat looks up while standing near two police officers. Behind them is a crowd of pedestrians on a street.

Date: 1924 

Description: The smoke stack is several inches out of plumb, which was the reason the photographer took the photograph. Located on a waterfront.

Photograph

Bootleg Days

Date: 1933-08-23 

Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a snowy street. Men and women, one with a baby, are bundled up against the snowy winter weather, and are lining both sides of the street. Carriag...

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Elevated view of railroad yard and railroads cars on Jones Island. On the right is a large derrick or crane, and in the background can be seen a number of...

Date: 1970 

Description: Close-up of the clock in the tower in the Milwaukee Civic Center Plaza. The clock hangs from the inside roof of the three-legged tower in a teardrop-shape...

Date: 1893 

Description: Detail of a Milwaukee County map that shows sections 20 and 21 at Range 22 East, Township 8 North.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A high school in West Allis.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view over trees of village. In the background is a water tower on a hill with trees.

Date: 1906-08-30 

Description: A screw passenger excursion vessel or whaleback, the Christopher Columbus, passing through the Broadway Bridge.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Several men are standing on top of a square ledge over the reservoir. Other men are working in the reservoir. On the right is a wooden walkway.

Date: 1916 before

Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date:  

Description: Milwaukee trolley that is pulled by two horses. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. O...

Photograph

Harvesting Wheat

Date: ????-07-06 

Description: Three men harvesting wheat. One is driving a tractor while the other two are on top of the hay.

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "Bungee jumpers at Wisconsin State Fair, Milwaukee."

Date:  date unknown

Description: A river has overflown its banks and is flooding a road on a bridge. Some men are on the bridge are using sticks to move ice floes. Crowds of people are w...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Humboldt Gardens Hotel at the southwest corner of North and Humboldt Avenues. There are large Miller Beer advertisements on the side o...

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