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Gettelman Brewery

Date: 1880 before

Description: The brewery was built by George Schweickhart after he came to the city in 1856. He purchased three acres of land on the then Watertown Plank road, now just...

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Union Depot

Date:  

Description: Union Depot.

Date: 1968-10-21 

Description: These couplings were later purchased by Mesta Machine and used by Republic Steel. Falk caption reads, "These photos [were] taken to illustrate various size...

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Monster Truck

Date: 1989-01-23 

Description: A man cowers in mock awe before Kodiak, a 14,000 pound Ford Silverado rigged with six-foot-tall tires and an extra heavy-duty suspension. The truck compet...

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State Fair

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: State Fair and surrounding neighborhood.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Path along Lake Michigan beach. People are walking along the shoreline. A small group is on the top of a small hill among grass, trees and bushes. Pilings...

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Fond du Lac Avenue

Date:  

Description: Looking southeast from N. 36th Street and W. Fond du Lac Avenue, Six Point beer garden and bottle house are visible on the right side of the street. Captio...

Date: 1959-03-10 

Description: Close-up of Mrs. Edna Ann Vistart holding a button bearing the slogan, "Beer, Let's Make It!"

Date: 1937-06-27 

Description: Milwaukee Works factory employee uses a microscope to inspect diesel engine pump parts.

Date: 1980-12-22 

Description: Holocaust survivor Cyla Tine Stundel in her residence.

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of banner in the bleachers shows support for Braves outfielder Rico Carty for National League Rookie of the Year. A freight train, the Mitche...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dining room in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The lib...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Administration building for the school. Building has over three stories, and a covered main entrance.

Date: 1913-10-23 ca.

Description: Looking north on the Milwaukee River from approximately E. St. Paul Avenue (Clybourn Street bridge in the foreground). This features an elevated view of th...

Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

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Sewing Group

Date: 1964-05-31 

Description: A circle of women talk, sew and thread needles around a Singer sewing machine.

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Description: A group of boys gathered around a telephone pole on a street corner, captioned: "Inquisitiveness: Getting an Electric Shock." A boy on the left has some ki...

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August Kieckhefer

Date: 1914-10-15 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of August Kieckhefer, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Note below the image reads: " Milwaukee Public Library, Children's Room." There are reading tables and chair...

Postcard

Water Tower

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Water Tower surrounded by trees.

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