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Randolph Hotel

Date: 1931 before

Description: Randolph Holtel with a flag is flying from the roof. A clock is at the street corner.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Crowd of men gathered around a man sitting in an early automobile with exposed wheels, engine, and steering wheel. The side of the automobile says "King Si...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large line of motorcycles are parked along the road. Many people are standing by the bikes.

Photograph

Loading Blatz Beer

Date: 1958-08-31 ca.

Description: Two men using a fork lift to load cases of beer into a truck at the Blatz brewery. The two men are Edward Klem, guiding the fork lift truck, and Frank Le B...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across the Milwaukee River, showing advertisements for the Riverside Printing House, Book and Job Printing, Spring Street Lager Beer Hall, and Hood an...

Date: 1955 before

Description: Aerial view of downtown, including railroad tracks in foreground.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman adjusts her motorcycle in the middle of a street. A motorcycle is parked next to her.

Date: 1954 

Description: This blue line print shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, additions, railroads, streets, and parks.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Pedestrians, bicyclists, and horse-drawn carriages on a commercial street. City Hall with its clock tower is visible in the background. A sign for Sisson &...

Photograph

Meat Packing

Date: 1965-08-30 

Description: Workers fill orders of ground steak patties by putting them into corrugated boxes layered with parchment divider paper.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: This map shows highways, roads, a proposed annexation, street car lines, bus routes, local motor bus lines, a new high speed interurban, railroads, a propo...

Photograph

Enola the Welder

Date: 1943-02 

Description: Enola O'Connell, the only woman welder at the Heil Company during World War II, working on gasoline trailer tanks. A 32-year-old widow and the mother of o...

Photograph

Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire boat is next to a dock with burning objects. Fire fighters on the boat are using high-powered hoses to put out a fire. Smoke and steam fill the bac...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view southeast from Marquette College. Homes along street in the foreground with a horse-drawn carriage. Church steeples can be seen in the dista...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...

Date: 1913-04-28 ca.

Description: Looking southeast from the roof of the Germania Building, N. Plankinton Avenue and W. Wells Street. Automobiles are parked along the curb, and pedestrians...

Date: 1937-11-30 

Description: A uniformed man carries a dog to the back of an International D-2 truck used by the Wisconsin Humane Society. The truck is parked in the driveway near the...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man stands at the back of an International Metro truck with a basket of bread. The truck includes the text: "Jaeger's / Butter-Nut is fresh bread". "Hah...

Date: 1944-10-30 

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railway depot. A number of pedestrians are waiting for the train.

Date:  

Description: View of Milwaukee commercial district looking north over the Milwaukee River from the Michigan Street bridge. Landmarks right to left: Pabst Building, Mars...

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