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Date: ????-08-31 date unknown

Description: A mason at work puts mortar on a brick.

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.


Not Street Legal

Date: 1957-08-31 

Description: Milwaukee police Sergeant Edward Daily explains to Leland Bryan that his Roadable Aircraft, a combination airplane and automobile, may not be driven on Mil...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Young boys and girls participate in a "Childrens Bathing Beauty Contest" at a Civilian Defense Rally. Women are standing around the children. The winners,...


Description: A crowd of mostly men sitting on bleachers in front of a brick building, all watching some type of sporting event. One man is walking in front of the bleac...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Police officer helping a young woman cross the street.

Date: 1941-08-20 

Description: While watching the finish of a horse race at the Wisconsin State Fair, Governor Julius Heil raises his arm to cheer. Seated beside him (left to right) are...


Fishing Boat

Date: 1938 

Description: Two men stand to the rear of a 44-foot fishing boat marked Frank Braeger. The boat was owned by Julius Detlaff and powered by an International PD-80...

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Four girls standing in a row dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. Each of the girls has a number around her arm...


Mobilgas Truck

Date: 1937 

Description: A man loads the rear of an International D-50 truck owned by Mobilgas while parked outside what appears to be a service station.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A young girl pushes a baby carriage along a street in a Fourth of July parade. The carriage is decorated like a stork with a bundle tied to its beak. A wom...


Description: Men working outdoors to fill what appears to be sand bags. Some of the bags are marked with a "P." There are industrial buildings in the background.


Hiawatha Engine

Date: 1939 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #10, the "Hiawatha", built by the company shop in Milwaukee. There are houses in the far background along a ri...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: East Water Street at Wisconsin Avenue. City Hall is visible in the background. At the left is the Waldheim and Company Department Store of 407-411 East Wat...


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...


Description: A man in a horse-drawn vehicle crosses railroad tracks.

Date: 1931 

Description: An aerial view of the Milwaukee Works grounds that includes numerous large factory buildings, railways and smaller office buildings.


Description: Elevated view of buildings and traffic on West Water Street, with horse-drawn vehicles and streetcars in foreground.

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