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Fish Shop

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: A fish shop made of several small, interconnected buildings. Signs for fresh or smoked fish are on several parts of the shop. In the background is a railr...

Photograph

Women in the Rain

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three women in hats and long skirts walk with umbrellas in the rain.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: A United Public Workers parade/demonstration from an adjacent sidewalk. The line of participants including a horse-drawn wagon stretches into the distance....

Date: 1911 before

Description: Four-story extended building. A woman with an umbrella is near the left entrance, and a man is walking across the raised lawn near the center right.

Photograph

Court of Honor

Date: 1923 

Description: Elevated view of Court of Honor on Wisconsin Avenue.

Photograph

Miller Gardens

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior view of Miller Gardens. A billboard for Miller Gardens and beer is above the first building on the left.

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Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking Northeast from dome of the Milwaukee County Court House. Several churches are visible among the dwellings.

Date: 1990 

Description: Vintage automobiles on a Milwaukee Third Ward street used to represent a bank robbery in Mason City for the made-for-TV movie, "Dillinger".

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor is posing on his motorcycle in the middle of a neighborhood street.

Date: 1957-11-14 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Janke taking care of last minute details in their prescription department before closing their drugstore's doors at 1658 W. Hopkins permanentl...

Date: 1918-10-06 ca.

Description: Crowd gathering in Kosciusko Park to celebrate the first anniversary of the formation of the Polish Army in France. Caption on glass plate reads, "Celebrat...

Photograph

Two Men in Costume

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Two men wearing costumes as a part of a Civilian Defense Rally. The man on the left is wearing a straw hat, seersucker jacket, corsage, with a cane hanging...

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Description: A man is sitting at the wheel of a gas powered bulldozer. In the background are equipment, supplies, and a truck with the "US Dept of Agriculture / Farm Se...

Date: 1942-08-19 

Description: A crowd of people mills around the Civilian Defense Rally ticket booth, which has an announcer situated on the roof. He is speaking into a microphone, addr...

Date: 1931 before

Description: Three horse-drawn fire engines in the street with steam rising from their tanks. Other fire vehicles appear to the right. Many pedestrians are present on...

Photograph

Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bob Stuth, a motorcycle racer from Milwaukee, who competed at the Wisconsin State Fair. He is riding a Harley Davidson cycle and wearing a shirt that adver...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1910 before

Description: Postcard with image of hotel in the upper left corner. View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block w...

Photograph

Kolmar Laboratories

Date: 1944-07-31 ca.

Description: Kolmar Laboratories and surrounding commercial area on the east side of N. Broadway between E. Chicago and E. Buffalo Streets. There are parked automobiles...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Boats used for fighting fires are docked near a walkway. On the left the walkway is full of men, some gathered near the boats. A fire hose is stretched out...

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