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Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

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Description: Tree-shaded residential neighborhood at 920 N. 16th at State Street. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street, 920...

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...

Photograph

Exposition Building

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...

Photograph

Temple Emanuel #819

Date:  date unknown

Description: Reform Temple Emanu-El at the corner of Broadway and Martin Street.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1845 

Description: This map hows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The map...

Photograph

Diver and Crew

Date: 1937 

Description: Three men on pilings pose with man in a diving suit in preparation for a dive. Onlookers are standing above on a bridge in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of the Political Equality League in an early Ford automobile draped with bunting reading "Votes for Women". In the front seat is Mrs. B.C. Gudden....

Date: 1940 

Description: A man stands at the back of an International Metro truck with a basket of bread. The truck includes the text: "Jaeger's / Butter-Nut is fresh bread". "Hah...

Photograph

Fish Flying

Date: 1912 

Description: A Wright Model B Flyer at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Although unidentified, this is believed to be the aircraft that Farnum Fish flew at the fairgrou...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Six story building with three flag poles above the main entrance. Several people are on the sidewalk around the building and cars parked on the road.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee River from Walker's Point Bridge.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A small boy is standing next to a baby in a decorated coaster wagon before a Fourth of July parade. A large crowd is standing on the grass behind them, and...

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, between two men, talking outdoors near an automobile. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visited and toured Gre...

Date: 1942-09-19 

Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise secret visit to Milwaukee for a tour...

Photograph

Enola the Welder

Date: 1943-02 

Description: Enola O'Connell, the only woman welder at the Heil Company during World War II, working on gasoline trailer tanks. A 32-year-old widow and the mother of o...

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Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Goodnow Bay State Foundry & Machine Shop, or "Bay State" Iron Works, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which fabricated steam engines and boil...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Juneau Park. Statue is on the of a hill near a road. At the bottom of the hill are railroad tracks, trains, and a station. The city is visible in the backg...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

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