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Date:  date unknown

Description: Factory worker operating a "Hannifin quenching press" at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.


Description: A crowd of mostly men sitting on bleachers in front of a brick building, all watching some type of sporting event. One man is walking in front of the bleac...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Six story building with three flag poles above the main entrance. Several people are on the sidewalk around the building and cars parked on the road.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A play director wearing a hat and long dress is organizing a game with a group of children, mostly girls wearing dresses, one of which is holding a ball. T...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters on the street aim fire hoses at a fire in a collapsing building. Smoke envelopes most of the fire and rubble. On the right, only one wall of...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Interior view of lobby area with several people sitting in chairs. Manuscript notations on the mount makes much of the fact that it was photographed at ni...


South Chase Avenue

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Looking south. Bridge in foreground is over Kinnickinnic River. Bridge over the road holds railroad tracks. In background are several houses and a build...

Date: 1958-05 

Description: Photocopy of a map created by the City of Milwaukee Master Plan Program City Planning Division in May of 1958 representing 1870 "THE CENTRAL AREA OF THE CI...

Date: 1922 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The label has the traditional Blatz logo, and was used for the sale of hops syrups an...

Date: 1882 

Description: First building of the 27th Street plant.

Date: 1876 

Description: Illustration of southwest view of the National Home For Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. The institution's name changed from National Asylum For Disabled Volun...


Mitchell Park

Date: 1913 before

Description: Sunken gardens at Mitchell Park, with the conservatory in the background.

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee Map Folder

Date: 1925 

Description: This map shows the routes of half-day and all-day trips from the Milwaukee area. The map highlights roads, land parcels, routes and destinations. Lake Mic...


Description: A nurse, possibly a student nurse, looks at a thermometer after taking the temperature of a female patient laying in bed.


Description: Milwaukee, down East Street from Kirby House.


Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1962-05-31 

Description: View along side of street towards a teenage brass band marching down the street in a Memorial Day parade in West Allis. A group of young children stand on...

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of three trains in a snow-filled train yard. The middle train is an old-fashioned steam engine flanked by more modern trains. Three men are sta...


Fair Housing March


Description: March for fair housing in Milwaukee. Father James Groppi is at the right.

Date: 1959-11-05 

Description: Two male employees operate a large factory machine.

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