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Burning Building

Date: 1944-10-17 

Description: View from a distance of a fire. A large cloud of smoke billows out of the burning building and fire fighters climb on a ladder. A building in the foregrou...

Postcard

Hotel Martin

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Exterior of hotel on Wisconsin Street. The hotel was opened for business in January of 1914. A flag is flying from the roof. Pedestrians are walking on...

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Description: Smelting Department of the Bay View Rolling Mills.

Photograph

August Kieckhefer

Date: 1914-10-15 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of August Kieckhefer, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Photograph

William D. Connor

Date: 1914-10-07 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William D. Connor, Marshfield lumberman, banker, and farmer.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Milwaukee County Zoo grounds nearing its completion.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Church on Layton Boulevard between Scott and Greenfield Avenues. Front of church and a side wing is visible from across the road. In the sky area is print...

Photograph

The Manhattan Block

Date: 1914-10-20 ca.

Description: The Manhattan Building (tallest structure) on North 2nd Street between West Michigan Street and West Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1921-08-23 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Christopher J. Meyer, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse in harness lies on its side in the street, while the other horse stands nearby. The carriage or cart they are pulling can be seen in the background...

Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...

Photograph

August McGraw

Date: 1915 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of August McGraw, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1956-09-20 

Description: Katharine Mather of the Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station checks a computer analysis of the composition of cement.

Photograph

Ships in harbor

Date:  

Description: View of ships docked at the foot of Clinton Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Factory worker operating a "Hannifin quenching press" at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Photograph

George D. Bartlett

Date: 1921-05-10 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of George D. Bartlett, Milwaukee banker.

Postcard

522 First Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: View from 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 shutters an...

Date: 1963-06 

Description: Children, adults, and a Northwest Airlines Boeing 707 jetliner on the tarmac at General Mitchell International Airport. The children, all first graders fro...

Photograph

Lemonade Stand

Date: 1967-07 

Description: Several young boys sell fruit drinks, penny candy, and snow cones to parched pedestrians. A city bus is in the background.

Date: 1899 

Description: Front of armory on Broadway Street, which has a single turret and a sign that reads "Light Horse Squadron Armory." Housed the Light Squadron of the Wiscons...

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