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Rainy Day

Date:  

Description: A street scape with people holding umbrellas walking in the rain. The street shows a business section and there is a horse-drawn vehicle in the hazy distan...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Large hospital in the background, with a large stone fountain or planter on the left. Two men are walking in the garden near a drive.

Photograph

Storefronts on Road

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from dirt road, with buildings grouped on the left, with mailboxes, trees and a fence lining the road on the right. Horse-drawn carts are on the road,...

Date: 1935 after

Description: Corner of Wells and Water Streets. A large blank billboard is on the side of the theatre. Across the road on the left is a sign for Blatz beer. A car wash...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "James E. McAlpine" in tow of tug "Conrad Starke" on Milwaukee River. There is an open drawbridge in the background.

Date: 1912-08 

Description: Two African American men unloading the cement chute during paving of Janesville Plank Road.

Photograph

South Shore Beach

Date: 1921-07-31 ca.

Description: Crowds of individuals along South Shore Beach in the Bay View neighborhood. Some individuals are swimming while others are sitting on the grass and sand....

Date: 1904 after

Description: View of the courthouse taken from across the street. A horse and carriage is parked on the lower right of the image.

Date: 1910 before

Description: Temple is on the right of the Academy at the street corner.

Date: 1910-04-18 

Description: Emil Seidel (left) stands in front of his house. Other adults and children can also be seen. He was the first Socialist Mayor of Milwaukee.

Date: 1921-05-22 ca.

Description: Crowd of spectators attend a dedication ceremony for a World War I monument in Humboldt Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Humboldt Park, Unveiling Bay V...

Date:  

Description: Residence of Charles Ray, 88 Prospect Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Passenger ship "Christopher Columbus," full of people on multiple decks, along the shore of the city of Milwaukee. Buildings and a second ship are in the b...

Date:  

Description: A one-person carriage driven by a woman is led by two tandem horses stepping in rhythm and wearing blinders. A lake (probably Lake Michigan), and shorelin...

Date: 1914 after

Description: A motorboat with four men going upstream. The shoreline in the background has advertisements on buildings for Quaker Oats, Harry Harris Loan Office, and A...

Date: 1957-08-27 

Description: William Proxmire celebrates with his wife Ellen (to Proxmire's right), and a crowd of supporters in Milwaukee after his victory in a special election after...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of City Hall. Above the image is the title. location, and "Die Stadthalle." On the bottom of the image is written "This is not so attractive...

Postcard

Chesebro's

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A tea shop and a women's apparel shop, located at 236 Prospect Avenue. The building has a corner turret, a front porch, and vines growing up the sides.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man stands on top of a dredge smoking a cigarette. A life ring has the name "Diamond Alkali" written on it.

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