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Date:  ca.

Description: The first depot built in Milwaukee, it served the Milwaukee & Waukesha Railroad which became the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad and eventually the Chicag...

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Description: The Root River swollen with rainwater and/or snow melt. A recently built duplex housing unit is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as...

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of banner in the bleachers shows support for Braves outfielder Rico Carty for National League Rookie of the Year. A freight train, the Mitche...

Photograph

Mitchell Park

Date: 1917-07-04 

Description: A crowd gathers for the dedication of the flag pole at Mitchell Park. The conservatory is in the background.

Date: 1911 

Description: Milwaukee Works factory building which housed a six-story machine shop. Scaffolding runs the length of the right side of the building. The photograph was t...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Downtown street on a rainy night.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Pedestrians, bicyclists, and horse-drawn carriages on a commercial street. City Hall with its clock tower is visible in the background. A sign for Sisson &...

Photograph

Postmen

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Group portrait of postmen.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man orders a beer from the outdoor bar at a Civil Defense Rally. The banners on the booth read "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer On Draft" and "Greendale Civilian...

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: Elevated view of street through a neighborhood from a railroad embankment. A truck and driver can be seen in the intersection. An elevated bridge is just v...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking Northeast from dome of the Milwaukee County Court House. Several churches are visible among the dwellings.

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

Date: 1910-04-18 

Description: Emil Seidel (left) stands in front of his house. Other adults and children can also be seen. He was the first Socialist Mayor of Milwaukee.

Photograph

Boats in Harbor

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three boats on right. Left side has two buildings and small boats in fog.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across what may be a metal roof towards a crowd of men looking at a collapsed structure of steel girders. The men are dressed in winter coats and hats...

Date: 1941-02-11 

Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. The man is holding the woman almost parallel to the ice whi...

Photograph

Checking the Oil

Date: 1956 

Description: Woman in polka dot dress looks on as a service station worker checks the oil in her car.

Photograph

Five Fire Fighters

Date: 1931 before

Description: A small group of four fighters and one of their bosses stands amid burned remnants from a fire. One man is holding a fire hose that is spraying water. Wate...

Date: 1946 

Description: Members of local 18 United Gas, Coke and Chemical of the C.I.O. picketing in a small circle on a wide downtown sidewalk. Two men hold signs and one reads,...

Photograph

Prize Waterfowl

Date: 1955 

Description: Two young boys and their prize-winning ducks at the 1955 Wisconsin State Fair.

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