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Date: 1955-12-01 

Description: Neon lights up Wisconsin Avenue on a winter night in Milwaukee.

Photograph

Downtown District

Date: 1914-05-23 ca.

Description: Looking north on N. Water Street from W. St. Paul Avenue. City Hall is visible in the left background.

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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...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: View on Lower Broadway. A long red building is in the left foreground angling to the right. A road runs alongside buildings with many horse-drawn vehicles...

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Description: Billhead of A. Follansbee & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam powered bakery producing "aerated" bread, biscuits, crackers, and cookies. On the left...

Photograph

Packard 2-Ton Truck

Date: 1915 

Description: A Packard 2-ton truck owned by the Chain Belt Company. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Path along Lake Michigan beach. People are walking along the shoreline. A small group is on the top of a small hill among grass, trees and bushes. Pilings...

Photograph

Unidentified Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A horse and wagon for the Milwaukee Brewery Co. and a car are parked on the road near the curb. The road is lined with residences.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Houses and trees line the boulevard, and in the middle is a landscaped median with a lamp post.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: "Metcalf for Governor" is painted on a truck for the campaign. Other phrases: "Vote Socialist For Your Children's Sake", "Vote Socialist Save Civilization"...

Photograph

Rowboat Race

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rowboat race with two boats about to go under a bridge. Both of the boats have numbers on the back. Onlookers are standing on the bridge watching the parti...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Motorcycle race contestant overturned on the track after collision with haybales.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Elevated view of bay shoreline, with dwellings along the bank. A few boats are in the river. In the background is a factory with a smokestack and railroad...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Close-up of two participants, a man and a boy, in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. Both are looking at the photographer and the boy carries a...

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1931 before

Description: The tower of the building is on the right, with flag poles at various peaks on the roof. On the right is a building with classical style pillars.

Postcard

522 First Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: View from street of three people standing in front of a small house. There is a small Oeil-de-boeuf window in the upper story. The windows have shutters an...

Date: 1958 

Description: Designed by Maynard Meyer, architect. The one-story building has a mural near the entrance, and a pierced wall on the other. To the right is a restaurant,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An ice-covered car ferry, possibly docking in a harbor.

Date: 1936 

Description: J. Robert Taylor standing in the middle of a street, holding a large camera. On the left, a car is driving by.

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