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Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1962-05-31 

Description: View along side of street towards a teenage brass band marching down the street in a Memorial Day parade in West Allis. A group of young children stand on...


Balloon Ascension

Date:  date unknown

Description: An unidentified balloon ascension photographed by Milwaukee Journal news photographer J. Robert Taylor.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map of Granville shows local streets, local businesses, and industrial areas. Some streets are labeled: "Lovers Lane Road," "Granville Road," and "Bro...


Snow in the Night

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Winter scene of a Milwaukee residential street corner with snow at night.

Date: 1937-03-03 

Description: A pencil drawing of a proposed area of the planned community of Greendale, Wisconsin. The community was established as an objective of the Department of Ag...

Date: 1875 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, plat of town, local streets, fairgrounds, part of White and Fox Rivers. The map includes illustrations of buildings...

Date: 1938 

Description: Color coded map in pink, yellow, blue, and brown of Milwaukee County State and County trunk highways. The map includes a legend of symbols: "STEAM RAIL ROA...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1920 

Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...

Date: 1931-03-17 

Description: A scene at Curtiss-Wright Field in Milwaukee. Pictured are Arthur D. Gaspar, a Waukesha funeral director, and Paul Trier, the pilot of the Curtiss Thrush....

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View along Van Buren Street, looking north from Mason Street. Three children are sitting on the curb at the corner.

Date: 1914-10-08 before

Description: First and last pages of the souvenir menu for a dinner by Mr. Edward A. Uhrig to Mr. Alvin P. Kletzsch, Mr. Emil H. Ott, and Mr. Waldemar Kremer at Republi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front cover and first two menu pages of a multi-page Mandarin and American style menu, with a tipped-in illustration of the facade of the restaurant, with...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee and Suburbs

Date: 1948 

Description: This map of Milwaukee and surrounding suburbs includes an index to the orange bus, rapid transit, street car, trackless trolley, and the green bus lines. T...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Dr. A. Rudolph Silverston's vacu-aerial flying machine, as seen from the rear.


Fish's Wright Flyer

Date: 1912 

Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard with a close-up shot of the tail skid Alfred Lawson designed for his Military Tractor 2 (MT2), one of his first airplane designs.

Date: 1903 

Description: Map shows railroads, roads, street car lines, schools, churches, cemeteries, town halls, and railroad stations. Includes inset lists of: Population of Mil...


Brick Road

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Paved driveway, cobblestones, leading to the loading platform of the Pabst Brewing Co. In the background, three horses stand near a wagon loaded with barre...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Two-wheeled show cart with pair of white show horses in tandem hitch, being driven, probably along Lake Michigan.

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