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Photograph

Milwaukee Academy

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Van Buren and Oneida Streets. An ornate iron and glass lamp post is in the center of the image between two trees.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man wearing a "Wisconsin Centennial, Milwaukee, August 7-29" t-shirt stands in front of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Expo...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A high school in West Allis.

Photograph

Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1847 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1968-08-14 

Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Snoopy is the dog belonging to Charlie Brown, a character in...

Photograph

Cottage Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a two-story building with a roof that slopes down to one story in the back. Two men are on the porch talking, a third is coming off a boat from...

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

Date:  

Description: Billhead of James Suydam of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, agent for the Goodyear Rubber Company, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in all types of rubber good...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Colored image of building at 32nd & Cedar Streets.

Photograph

Fixing a Screen

Date: 1938-10-01 

Description: J. Robert Taylor leaning out the doorway, fixing a screen door, with a hammer in his right hand. Another door is leaning against the house on the left of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four people posing in front of a storefront with an advertisement for Schreier beer. A woman in the group is holding two flags. There is a motorcycle on t...

Photograph

FDR in Milwaukee

Date: 1932-10-01 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Church and school seen from Kosciuszko Park. Located across a lake, behind some trees and bushes. A woman sits on some decorative stones next to the lake.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Residential street with three boys playing “soldier”.

Photograph

Salesman at Fair

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A large crowd has gathered to hear a carnival barker sell bottles of something at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Cure-all-pills? Snake-oils? No sign...

Photograph

Clinton House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of three-story building located on the south side. Buildings on either side have storefronts, and snow is on the ground.

Photograph

Civil War Memorial

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Court of Honor, in front of the Public Library. View from below of the statue "The Victorious Charge" with four figures.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18, entering the harbor.

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1905 

Description: Wisconsin street looking west. The Gimbels sign can be seen. Text on postcard reads "Wisconsin St. & Railway Exchange Bldg., Milwaukee, Wis."

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