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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.

Postcard

Union Depot

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Union Depot with clock tower. Railroad station on left side, with clock tower. Park area on right. Horse-drawn vehicles are near the entrance.The card is p...

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Bridge Drives

Date: 1965-04-23 

Description: Bridge drives that the City of Milwaukee purchased and used. Falk caption reads,"Unit drives the opening of Broadway Street. Unit opens each half of the br...

Photograph

George Gorton

Date: 1915-05-01 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Gorton, Racine manufacturer.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Monument located on 13th Street. Large rough stone with a metal plaque set into it. The plaque marks the spot near where Lincoln made an address in 1859.

Date: ????-08-31 date unknown

Description: A mason at work puts mortar on a brick.

Date: 1970-12-23 

Description: Winter scene with teenage toboggan riders, Rick Borckel (age 14) and Pat Voight (age 13), hitting a bump on a hill in Brown Deer Park, Milwaukee.

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Description: Three men in a horse-drawn fire engine races down a downtown street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A steam fire engine of Milwaukee's Fire Company #2 drawn by three white horses racing to a fire. Prior motor driven fire equipment was a greater danger tha...

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Woman Milking Cow

Date: 1939 

Description: Mrs. Harvey Schmidt sits on a stool in a barn to milk a cow by hand.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Merrill Hall; North elevation. Architectural plans with scale.

Date: 1968-10-11 

Description: Kindergarten students wear space helmets they made from buckets as part of a class project designed to interest them in current events. A cardboard "Apollo...

Date: 1957-06-22 

Description: Milwaukee Braves first baseman Joe Adcock lunges for first against the Phillies. Adcock pinch hit for pitcher Juan Pizarro with one on and one out in the...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the landing chassis for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

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Personal Library

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Description: Interior view of a personal library in a home.

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is wearing a colorful dress. On the right is Bernice Lindsay, who is wearing a coat and a hat. Both are looking at a worker who is installing...

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Waves Crashing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Lake Michigan, showing waves crashing near a row of pilings.

Date: 1895 

Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 645 Franklin Place, also know as "The Lion House." Home is set back from the road, wit...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View across the Kinnickinnic River of the Pabst brewery grain elevator. A Schlitz building, possibly one of their grain elevators, stands behind the Pabst...

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Frank C. Klode

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank C. Klode, Whitefish Bay merchant.

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