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Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is at a podium speaking to a crowd of people, some of whom are standing behind a street barricade. She is wearing a dress. In the bottom right...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Capitol Theatre building at 7239 W. Greenfield Avenue, Grimsrud shoe store, and surrounding commercial buildings.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

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.

Photograph

Mariner Tower

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Mariner Tower, built in 1930 at 606 West Wisconsin Avenue, standing to the left of the 1927 Schroeder Hotel in this elevated view looking east over lower b...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads. An inset map shows the Glidden & LockwoodÂ’s addition. There are...

Date: 1924 

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Building located at 734 North 4th Street. To the right of the building in an alley are circulation trucks. Newsboys and customers are...

Photograph

Exposition Building

Date:  

Description: Exposition Building.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard with a close-up shot of the tail skid Alfred Lawson designed for his Military Tractor 2 (MT2), one of his first airplane designs.

Date: 1800 after

Description: Ink on tracing cloth. Shows property owners in block 69, between Fourth and Third Street.

Date: 1984-04-05 

Description: Corky Barker washing down his motorcycle in front on his home at 2734 South Superior Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and women motorcyclists standing in a semi-circle on the street with bikes behind them.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Now called Wisconsin Avenue. Split avenue (strip of land down the center). View has several statues on plinths and/or columns in the center area.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across the Milwaukee River, showing advertisements for the Riverside Printing House, Book and Job Printing, Spring Street Lager Beer Hall, and Hood an...

Date: 1913-04-28 ca.

Description: Looking southeast from the roof of the Germania Building, N. Plankinton Avenue and W. Wells Street. Automobiles are parked along the curb, and pedestrians...

Date:  

Description: Four men sit on the shore and look out at a ship on the water at the Wolf and Davidson ship yard.

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1880 

Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.

Date: 1928-03-17 ca.

Description: Interior of Firestone Tire Store, perhaps on N. Jefferson Street, north of E. Wells Street. Displays of merchandise including tires, tubes and other auto p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large wave is breaking against the side of the Milwaukee breakwater lighthouse. There is a ship on the left, in the distance beyond the jetty.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Building with three levels, a porch and two balconies across the front of the house, a roof, and a man with a telescope in a belvedere in the center of the...

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