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Roosevelt Theater

Date:  

Description: The Roosevelt Theater, 1402 W. North Avenue and the Jack Gross and Ziegler kosher meat market on the left. There are automobiles parked on the side of the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are gathered around a horse-drawn cart that is pulled up next to a railroad car. The cart has "Wisconsin Humane Society" written on its sid...

Photograph

Vel Phillips at Bat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips grips the bat and ducks as the ball is pitched at a baseball game. The catcher is on the right. Chain link fencing, a bicycle and a residentia...

Date:  

Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.

Photograph

Winter Traffic

Date: 1956 

Description: Elevated view looking on downtown street with traffic, in winter.

Date: 1956-05 

Description: Perspective drawing of the Sy Dolnick Residence, "Woodwind", designed by John Randal McDonald.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder car driving onto a bridge.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...

Date: 1987-07-20 

Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Photograph

Dane Place

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of a building from across a road. Building has a fountain to the left.

Date: 1958-05-16 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette and unidentified woman, probably taken during spring training 1958. Burdette is wearing silly eyeglasses.

Print

Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

Date: 1887-10 

Description: A parade for President Grover Cleveland's Milwaukee visit during his Goodwill Tour. A marching band leads a horse and buggy (possibly carrying the presiden...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tractors parked in rows in a dirt lot at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory. Factory buildings are in the background.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Children in costumes stand with adults near decorated baby carriages and coaster wagons before a Fourth of July parade. One of the wagons is covered and ha...

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1917-08-06 

Description: Chicago and North Western Railrod depot at the east end of Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads. "South end of Juneau Park extention [sic]".

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.

Postcard

Jones Island

Date: 1902 before

Description: Elevated view of island with houses. Industrial buildings are in the background, and a sailboat is on the water in foreground. A quick note is written on t...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Left side profile view of the fuselage of a Lawson Military Tractor 2 (MT2), in a hangar.

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