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Photograph

Butterfly Theater

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view at night of the Butterfly Theater, 212 West Wisconsin Avenue, from the street. Early advertisements proclaimed it to be "Milwaukee's movie pa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man riding a motorcycle on a country road. Two men stand along the side of the road and a horse is in the background.

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Description: Men and women walking on sidewalk in front of a brick commercial building. The Greendale Village Hall is in the background and snow is on the ground.

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Description: Apartment building at 2518 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on negative reads, "Looking north at 2513 W. Wisconsin Ave". Parked automobile in the foreground an...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on the...

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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: 1959-04-12 before

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves manager Fred Haney in uniform. Under his management In 1957, with a lineup that included future Baseball Hall of Fame membe...

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Description: The original shop in the Davidson family backyard where the first Harley-Davidson motorcycles were assembled. There is snow on the ground.

Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Portrait of a small group of men, women, and children standing waist-deep in the water.

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Description: Photograph of an illustration. The image is of Gimbels Department Store at the corner of W. Wisconsin and N. Plankinton Avenues. Possibly a drawing of a pl...

Date: 1955 before

Description: Aerial view of downtown, including railroad tracks in foreground.

Date: 1958 

Description: A girl sits on a fence and holds the bridle of her horse as its foal stand by.

Date: 1958-01-30 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitchers Warren Spahn (left)and Lew Burdette (right) flank Braves' General Manager John Quinn at the 5th Annual Diamond Dinner hosted by t...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Young worker operates a large lever on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers bel...

Photograph

Registering to Vote

Date: 1954-09-02 

Description: A group of newly naturalized citizens registering to vote at City Hall.

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Description: Stone carving of a farm couple with a foal installed on the side of a brick building. Carved by Alonzo Hauser in 1938.

Photograph

UAW Strikers

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Striking members of the United Automobile Workers union at the Allis Chalmers plant in West Allis.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down street of St. Josephat's Basilica and the surrounding streets.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tables are set up at City Hall basement lobby as a venue for public access to the polio vaccine.

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