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Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The ma...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...

Date: 1914-11-09 ca.

Description: Northeast corner of N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue, showing Baldauf Drug Company. There is a horse-drawn vehicle parked on the side of the street in fr...

Photograph

Proxmire Parade

Date:  date unknown

Description: Senator William Proxmire waves to the crowd from an open antique automobile during a parade in downtown Milwaukee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowds jam the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

Frank Kulick

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The person on the right is Frank Kulick, who worked on and drove some of Henry Ford's early race cars, individual on the left is unidentified.

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Description: Three men, Harold Gauer likely among them, examine a Rolls Royce Phantom belonging to Webster Woodmanisee. They are working in a driveway, with a garage wi...

Photograph

Pulaski High School

Date: 1948-03-06 

Description: Aerial view of High School, in the upper half of the image, with fields, trees, and roadways surrounding it. In the lower half is a residential neighborho...

Date: 1913-09-25 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just before opening. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular wo...

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Description: Best's South Side Brewery.

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...

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Description: Commercial buildings, roads, cars parked in lots, as seen from the snow-covered lawn of the Village Hall.

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Description: Letterhead of the Mayor's Office, with a three-quarter view of the Milwaukee courthouse and people standing or walking by the building.

Date: 1957 

Description: Elevated view of city traffic of bumper-to-bumper cars leaving Milwaukee County Stadium after the 1957 World Series.

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Description: A man dressed in a winter coat and hat stands in the snow in front of a car.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from water of Alma Reinhardt Taylor and her three children (from left) Frederick, Donna, and Ellen outside a cabin nestled among trees along a lake. F...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A crowd of children are lines up in a park with bicycles and tricycles decorated with streamers and tissue paper before a Fourth of July parade.

Photograph

Blimp near Downtown

Date:  date unknown

Description: Blimp (dirigible) flying over downtown buildings. There are two smokestacks in the foreground, and on the right, a sign, from the back, for "The Electric C...

Date: 1967-08-12 

Description: A smiling Governor Knowles surveys the Wisconsin State Fairground from the top of the giant Ferris Wheel on the fair's midway. He spent the day at the Stat...

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Description: Billhead of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "jobbers in hardware, iron & cutlery, bicycles, sporting goods etc.", with a three...

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