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Astor Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Hotel Astor at Astor, Juneau & Marshall Streets. Large red building with pedestrians, three cars, trees, and an American flag.

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of E. Wisconsin Avenue looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at the corner of Van Buren. The major landmark is th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cars lined up at the ticket booth at 41 Outdoor Theatre at sunset.

Date: 1949 before

Description: Welding a milk truck at the Heil Corporation in Milwaukee. The Heil company was founded by German-born Julius P. Heil in 1901. As the Heil Rail Joint Wel...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A line of pedestrians cross a busy street near a building with a sign for Gimbels Brothers.

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: 1918 ca.

Description: Intersection of Janesville Plan and North Cape Road, with telephone poles lining North Cape Road and cars parked on the side of Schunbrino's Saloon.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Flagpole on a strip of grass in the middle of an avenue. On the right are several horse-drawn vehicles and people parading in the road in front of what app...

Photograph

Race Car

Date: 1912-10-02 

Description: Race car #26, possibly driven by Spencer Wishart, driving down a country road during the Vanderbilt Cup Race. Two houses are on the right behind fences an...

Date:  

Description: New Northwestern Insurance Company building, with horse-drawn vehicles in the street.

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.

Print

Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

Date: 1906 

Description: 1904 Exhibit of the Maryland Association for the Prevention and Relief of Tuberculosis, in a railway coach. Photograph taken in Milwaukee.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.

Date: 1954-08-30 

Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, 1954 Alice in Dairyland, enters State Fair Park in her official convertible, escorted by police officers on Harley-Davidson motorcycles...

Photograph

Pabst Brewery

Date: 1935 after

Description: The road in front is lined with cars, including a fuel truck. In the foreground is a parking lot with two cars. The large brewery building has a chimney...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tractors parked in rows in a dirt lot at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory. Factory buildings are in the background.

Date: 1957-03-27 

Description: Two U.W. Milwaukee coeds stopped at the city garage to help employees place "Be alert — VOTE!" bumper stickers on city vehicles. Miss Nancy Breske is apply...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1897 after

Description: A group of men carrying lunch boxes are walking away from a steam engine train, which is near another train and power lines.

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