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Description: Afermath of the fire of June 4, 1905. A chimney and some burnt out walls still stand. The area around the ruins is fenced off. The top of the building t...
Description: Advertisement for Auditorium with capacity information (total 15,700), purposes (Exhibitions, Conventions, Meetings, Lectures, Concerts, Dances, Circus, et...
Description: Six Falk employees stand in machine shop. There are numerous machines and gear implements surrounding them. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial histor...
Description: Drawing of an aerial view of the Evinrude Motor Company plant.
Date: date unknown
Description: Crowd of men gathered around a car sitting near the curb. The back of the car appears almost crushed while portions of the front remain relatively intact.
Description: Map of Milwaukee "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO., from Dupres 1/4-Sectnl Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." Contain...
Date: 1913-09-25 ca.
Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from just north of W. North Avenue. On the right is the future Rosenberg's clothing store. Automobiles are parked at the cur...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A chain and posts border the yard of the lighthouse, which is attached to a two-story house.
Date: 1921-07-31 ca.
Description: Crowds of individuals along South Shore Beach in the Bay View neighborhood. Some individuals are swimming while others are sitting on the grass and sand....
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Hand-colored view of the interior of the bar room in the Schlitz Hotel.
Description: Buildings along Wisconsin Avenue lining a wide dirt road.
Description: Robert Bloch, standing next to shelves of books, in front of a door covered with cardboard. He is wearing the gaudy costume of the King Geek for a photo sh...
Description: Two seated men weld a sugar mill drive that was later purchased by E.L. Dennis Engineering Company of New Orleans, Louisiana and used by A. Wilbert's Sons...
Description: Michigan Bridge across the Milwaukee River, and downtown area.
Description: Protesters, members of the Milwaukee Americans for Freedom, demonstrate against presidential candidate Eugene McCarthy and in favor of the Vietnam war.
Description: Donald Trump talking to the press in the spin room, with Melania Trump standing behind him on the right. Trump is wearing an American flag pin, and she is...
Description: Mary E. (Mrs. Joseph) Smith, third from right, with family members on the porch, wave as two men at the bottom of the steps doff their hats.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...
Description: A line has formed down and around a street corner at the Uptown Theatre. The marquee advertises showings of "San Antonio" and "Danger Signal," both in tec...
Description: A young African-American man is standing in the middle of a crowd speaking through a megaphone. Two camera operators are filming him as he is speaking. He...
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