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Date: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...

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...


522 First Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: View from the street of three people standing in front of a small house. There is a small Oeil-de-boeuf window in the upper story. The windows have shutter...

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....


General Cardwell

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: News portrait of General Cardwell saluting.

Date: 1971-05-01 

Description: Susan Beckman, a student nurse at County General Hospital, carries a sign protesting the portrayal of nurses in a movie "The Student Nurses".


Not Street Legal

Date: 1957-08-31 

Description: Milwaukee police Sergeant Edward Daily explains to Leland Bryan that his Roadable Aircraft, a combination airplane and automobile, may not be driven on Mil...


Fish About to Fly

Date: 1912 

Description: Farnum Fish, the California-born "boy aviator," about to take off in his two-seat Wright Model B during a flying exhibition at the Wisconsin State Fairgrou...


Lone Swan

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Docks at Jones Island with a lone swan swimming.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Residential street with three boys playing “soldier”.

Date: 1931 before

Description: Fishermen from the Frank Braeger fishing tugboat are standing for a group portrait in front of their fishing nets on Jones Island.

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: 1908 

Description: Group of well-dressed men and women posed outdoors in a line, probably on a street in Milwaukee. Possibly a group of convention delegates, since all are we...


State Street

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Street view of the north side of State Street, west of 6th Street. The second frame house from the right was once occupied as an office by Victor L. Berger...


Card Party

Date: 1967 

Description: Middle-aged woman seated at an outdoor table with refreshments. She is wearing a hat made out of newspaper. The occasion is a card party arranged for older...


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...


World Tourist

Date: 1970-08-10 

Description: Heinz Stücke on his bicycle in front of the Milwaukee Journal building at 333 W. State Street. Stücke carries his belongings in bags attached to his bike w...

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of banner in the bleachers shows support for Braves outfielder Rico Carty for National League Rookie of the Year. A freight train, the Mitche...


Family Greeting

Date: 1905 

Description: Mary E. (Mrs. Joseph) Smith, third from right, with family members on the porch, wave as two men at the bottom of the steps doff their hats.


Snow in the Night

Date: 1953 ca.

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

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