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Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows 8 zoning districts, as well as house number system, schools, parks, churches, and points of interest. Lake Michigan is labeled and the lower...

View a pictorial review of the Wisconsin State Fair from 1851 when it began.

Date: 1964 

Description: Fundraising booth of the United Temperance Movement of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair. At that booth one could purchase soft drinks, milk, and "fir...

Date: 1967 

Description: Freedom House in flames after Milwaukee Police fired tear gas into the building. Two armed officers stand in front of the burning building. Both officers h...

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Description: A man stands on rocks that will dam Dale Creek. This picture was likely taken for a study of the water drainage system in early Greendale.

Date: 1942-04-16 

Description: Governor Julius P. Heil sits at a desk surrounded by members of the Wisconsin Salvage Committee.

Date: 1952-03-09 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves player William 'Billy' Bruton gets ready to throw a ball during spring training practice.

Postcard

Chesebro's

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A tea shop and a women's apparel shop, located at 236 Prospect Avenue. The building has a corner turret, a front porch, and vines growing up the sides.

Date: 1956-04-13 before

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves traveling secretary George Edward "Duffy" Lewis. After a notable major league career with the Red Sox, Yankees and Senators,...

Discover the works of Austrian artist Franz Hölzlhuber, who documented Wisconsin scenery through watercolor.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Monument in Juneau Park. A man is sitting on a bench, with Lake Michigan behind.

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Description: A group of boys gathered around a telephone pole on a street corner, captioned: "Inquisitiveness: Getting an Electric Shock." A boy on the left has some ki...

Date: 1958-01-23 

Description: Female telephone switchboard operator at work.

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: East Water Street looking North from Huron Street. Advertisement over street for Goldsmith Carpets. Women crossing the street.

Date: 1968-01-19 

Description: Protesters, members of the Milwaukee Americans for Freedom, demonstrate against presidential candidate Eugene McCarthy and in favor of the Vietnam war.

Date: 1974-04 ca.

Description: Hilton Hanna (left), a national leader in the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers union, swears in the new officers of Local 248 in Milwaukee.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.

Date: 1938 

Description: Children standing in line, boarding an International D-300 bus near what appears to be a school buiding. This bus was equipped with 165" Hicks body.

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Description: F.N. Finney's residence, 34 Prospect Avenue.

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