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Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: View from road of crowd of people walking towards the entrance to the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition on Greenfield Avenue.

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Campaign Trailer

Date: 1962 

Description: A car and a trailer covered with "Gaylord Nelson for U.S. Senator" posters sits parked on a neighborhood street.

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City Hall

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view. Sign on front of City Hall says, "Help Prevent Fires," and the Henry Bergh statue and fountain is in front of the building. Severa...

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Description: Letterhead of the Yale Bicycle & Motor Cycle Company of Milwaukee, distributors and repairers of motorcycles and bicycles, with views of single and twin mo...

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Security Zone

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Close-up view of a sign on one of the metal fences barricading off the street connected to the Milwaukee Theater which is hosting the Republican presidenti...

Date: 1914-10 

Description: Buffalo Street construction, showing heating pipes being installed under the cut pavement. A boy is bent over in near a pile of dirt in the background look...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances near a man wearing a tie on the announcer's platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microphone is visible, and in the b...

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Watkins Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watkins building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Businesses include: Reimers Photo materials, Provident Loan Society, Arth...

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Group on Tour Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: A tour boat with many passengers is traveling down a river. Two boys are sitting on the roof with suitcases and other baggage, and two men wearing hats sta...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: The corner of N. 5th Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue. Landmarks from left to right: Wisconsin Roof (dancing), Strand Theater, Miller High Life Spa, and the...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A loose bull on city streets with snow piled near the sidewalks. A man comes face-to-face with the bull and falls backwards as a crowd watches from the si...

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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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front cover and first two menu pages of a multi-page Mandarin and American style menu, with a tipped-in illustration of the facade of the restaurant, with...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing details of the engine mounting on the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of dam on river. A bridge can be seen in the background. Houses are on top of the hill on the right side.

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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: 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: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with tower from street level. Two flags fly from the building. A short letter is written in the sky area of the postcard.

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