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Boy Playing Tennis

Date:  

Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.

Date: 1858-06 

Description: This map shows additions and subdivisions to Milwaukee, city wards, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. This map was engraved to accompany the city d...

Date: 1987-09-14 

Description: A man polishes his 12-cylinder Lincoln Coupe as part of a classic car show at Rank & Son Buick-GMC Truck.

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Ludington Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Ludington Building, built in 1881 on the southeast corner of North Plankinton Avenue and West Wells Street, featuring the Singer Sewing Machine store.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.

Date: 1905-06-08 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Free Press building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Broadway (built as Northwestern Mutual's home office in 1870).

Date: 1951 

Description: This map is a survey of Lake Michigan and the section of Milwaukee that borders the lake. Map of land includes major streets, and landmarks near water. Rel...

Date: 1919 after

Description: Elevated view of Mayor Hoan speaking to a crowd at the Seaman Body Corporation.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man on his motorcycle in the street is posing with a small umbrella attached to his helmet. A watch also hangs from the front of his shirt.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Gothic style church. On the right is a road, with a smaller gray building in the background.

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Industrial Plants

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Buildings and smokestacks along a riverfront. Sky darkened by the smoke.

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Car Wreck

Date: 1956-05-17 

Description: Aftermath of automobile accident. The cars plunged 17 feet over an embankment. Both drivers walked away from the crash. Onlookers look down from the embank...

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view of fountain in front of the old City Hall, with a memorial to Henry Bergh (?-1888), founder of the American Humane Society. Several other bui...

Date: 1948 

Description: This map shows the land parcels, streets, and parks near the harbor. It includes a wind chart and 7 cross sections of borings/probings and docks. It also...

Photograph

Tank Car Wreck

Date: 1946-08 

Description: Tank car wreck at the Grand Trunk Western Railroad car ferry docks. A man wearing a hat is in the right foreground.

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Loading Docks

Date:  date unknown

Description: The industrial warehouse district in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There are many horse-drawn wagons lined up along loading docks with various men working in the a...

Date: 1920 

Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view down Wisconsin Avenue looking west, with the RKO Riverside Theatre on the right, and a large Christmas sign on the corner of a building on th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: People lined along a bridge watching a steamboat in difficulty.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Three-quarter view from front of the interior structure of the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

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