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Splash Party

Date: 1970-08-01 

Description: To escape the heat, teenage girls have a water fight in the backyard pool they built.

Date: 1958 

Description: A girl sits on a fence and holds the bridle of her horse as its foal stand by.

Date: 1924 

Description: This map shows streets, selected buildings, railroads, railway yards, schools, parks, schools, cemeteries, bays, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. De...


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.

Date: 1946-12-07 

Description: Striking Allis Chalmbers workers and CIO supporters on parade in 1946. In later years it was common suggested that the Communist-dominated Milwaukee CIO h...


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: 1934-04-04 

Description: Street map of the city of Milwaukee and surrounding communities at a scale of 1 inch to 1200 feet.

Date: 1937-03-27 

Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.

Date: 1901 

Description: This map shows public schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, city wards, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes, t...


Card Players

Date: 1965-03-20 

Description: Several men engaged in a serious card game at the Milwaukee Municipal Social Center, one of several centers devoted to social and recreational programs for...

Date: 1945-04-10 

Description: A man, possibly inventor Leo Kay, holds a slipover bowling shoe, which attaches to a regular street shoe.

Date: 1989-10-30 

Description: Tommy G. Thompson, governor of Wisconsin and an enthusiastic member of the Amtrak governing board, salutes the expansion of Hiawatha service between Chicag...

Date: 1948-03 

Description: Flyer announcing a special meeting of the Youth Council of the Milwaukee branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Tuesda...

Date: 1907-02 

Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Harvester Works, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Letterhead stationery of David S. Rose, the mayor of Milwaukee, showing an engraving of Milwaukee City Hall.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Depicts an overweight man wearing a bowler hat drinking beer directly from a barrel. In the background beer steins are littering the ground. The caption at...



Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Looking south from Oneida Street Bridge. Large buildings line the river edge. Another bridge is in the distance. Several buildings have flags on the roofs...


Menominee Valley

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An industrial area of Milwaukee known as Menominee Valley.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Panoramic print of factory. Six large smokestacks, several small ones, a flag, and a water tower decorate the rooftops. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the roa...

Date: 1942-04-16 

Description: Governor Julius P. Heil sits at a desk surrounded by members of the Wisconsin Salvage Committee.

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