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City Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Street view; City Hall is in background. Taken on the edge of a street with horse-drawn carriages, and buildings lining the street, and a man wearing a ha...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1912 

Description: Street cars and busy pedestrian traffic mingle in this view of the 200 West Water Street block in downtown Milwaukee.

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Description: Design in shades of red for 3 cent Wisconsin Centennial postage stamp with farming and industry theme.

Date: 1946 

Description: Striking workers from the local 18 of United Gas Coke and Chemical Workers, C.I.O. picketing on a wide downtown sidewalk. The men are walking in a circle h...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Metal bridge over river with three men standing near the railing.

Date: 1968 

Description: Father James Groppi (1930-) and school desegregation demonstrators marching in Milwaukee holding signs that read "Stop School Segregation".

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with a three-quarter view of the association building, people walking, riding horses, and dr...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862 

Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A large crowd of men and women standing outside the Republican presidential debate holding signs, banners, and flags. Most of the signs read: "Black lives...

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Description: Man walking into the main entrance of the telephone company.

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view of dam with a bridge further up the river. Various buildings are along the shoreline and on top of the hill on the right.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Milwaukee streetcar conductors posed in front of streetcars. Edwin Salber shown second row fifth person from the left.

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...

Date: 1894 

Description: This map shows railroads, street railways, roads, wards, block numbers, parks, Lake Michigan, and one mile concentric circles indicating distance from the...

Photograph

Milwaukee March

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a group of people marching in the street. There is a man driving a Milwaukee police vehicle in front, and one man is leading a donkey, whi...

Photograph

Summerfest

Date: 1982 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Summerfest grounds. The Miller Jazz Oasis and Miller Cafe are in the foreground, and the TV 6 Comedy Cabaret and the Main Stage are...

Photograph

Circus Parade

Date: 1963-06 

Description: A Sauk County traffic police vehicle leads a line of circus wagons through past two church buildings during a parade originating at Circus World Museum in...

Date: 1939-06-09 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee County Court House, with a tree-filled park area in the foreground and the city in the background. There is debris on the roof,...

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Description: The Cotton Shop and Rolands on W. Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on print reads, "Looking south at 317-321 W. Wisconsin Ave". Plaque on building next door says...

Date: 1969-04-06 

Description: Children walking out of chuch after the Easter Sunday service at St. James United Methodist Church at 1114 West Brown Street.

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