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Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Reverend Lovell Johnson is on the left wearing a coat. On the right is Bernice Lindsay who is wearing a hat and carrying a handbag and cane. In the middle...

Date: 1956-03-02 

Description: A seamless pipe fitting sits atop a railroad car, ready to be shipped. Later purchased and used by Elmes & Kings. Original Falk caption reads, "14' high-78...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

Photograph

Shoveling Snow

Date: 1925 

Description: Winter scene with a man and young boy shoveling snow from a sidewalk after a heavy snowfall.

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Description: Three men wearing hats are standing in front of the bar at a Milwaukee picnic. Behind them are a large group of men wearing black suits crowded around the...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Traffic to the J. Ohlenforst Bakery at 529 S. Sixth Street, in the Walker's Point neighborhood, is impeded by street construction. There are piles of grave...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men harvest rye in a field with a horse-drawn grain binder. The men are working on the Vogel farm.

Photograph

Wells Street Bridge

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a tugboat pulling a lake steamer on the Milwaukee River under an open drawbridge near the Electric Company.

Date: 1940 before

Description: Station Tower is left of center, with open garage to its right, and more of the building to the left.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Jo-Claren Maurin (b. 1942) sitting on the stoop of her house in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin wearing a red straw hat and holding a matching red straw purse. She i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Soldiers Home with cannon and wagon in the foreground.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Side view of a woman pulling a little boy in a decorated coaster wagon in a Fourth of July parade. The boy is holding a bottle of milk with white streamers...

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Workers relaxing outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. One group is crowded around a stage listening to a band while others are playing baseba...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Two images: at the top is a Lawson Air Liner parked outdoors near a hangar; and at the bottom are passengers and crew members standing in front of the airp...

Date: 1910-04-18 

Description: Emil Seidel (left) stands in front of his house. Other adults and children can also be seen. He was the first Socialist Mayor of Milwaukee.

Date: 1924 

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Building located at 734 North 4th Street. To the right of the building in an alley are circulation trucks. Newsboys and customers are...

Photograph

Snowy Traffic Jam

Date: 1967-02-02 

Description: Winter scene of a snowstorm that hit Milwaukee just at rush hour creating a traffic headache for homebound commuters (seen here at Wisconsin and Milwaukee...

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