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Photograph

Vel Phillips at Bat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips grips the bat and ducks as the ball is pitched at a baseball game. The catcher is on the right. Chain link fencing, a bicycle and a residentia...

Photograph

Winter Traffic

Date: 1956 

Description: Elevated view looking on downtown street with traffic, in winter.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Building from across the river, with construction workers working nearby. Signs for the Boston Store and Diamond tires are on the roof, as well as lettered...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fire fighters on the ground spraying water from a fire hose.

Photograph

Home of the Aged

Date: 1900 before

Description: Located at Wells Street and 20th Street. Building is five stories high with several chimneys and a tower with a cross on the roof in the center of the buil...

Date: 1987-07-20 

Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.

Date: 1958-05-16 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette and unidentified woman, probably taken during spring training 1958. Burdette is wearing silly eyeglasses.

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Description: A man wearing a hat, shirt, and tie is driving a gas-powered riding lawnmower.

Date: 1947-12-13 

Description: Children of members of Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company) performing at the union Christmas party. The are accordion players and a m...

Date: 1887-10 

Description: A parade for President Grover Cleveland's Milwaukee visit during his Goodwill Tour. A marching band leads a horse and buggy (possibly carrying the presiden...

Date: 1919-09-12 ca.

Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tractors parked in rows in a dirt lot at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory. Factory buildings are in the background.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Children in costumes stand with adults near decorated baby carriages and coaster wagons before a Fourth of July parade. One of the wagons is covered and ha...

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1917-08-06 

Description: Chicago and North Western Railrod depot at the east end of Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads. "South end of Juneau Park extention [sic]".

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Women selling ceramics behind a booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. The elevated announcers booth is visible in the background.

Photograph

Wells Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...

Date: 1969 

Description: Picketers in front of Kroger supermarket in Milwaukee carrying United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO signs that read, "Boycott Grapes" to support the grape boyc...

Date: 1985-05-05 

Description: Father carrying his infant son on his back while mowing the lawn.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view from the top of a building. Home of Merchants and Manufacturers' Association of Milwaukee. Building is in the center of the image, with two...

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