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Street Signs

Date: September 1967
Description: Street signs with bar in background.
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Grocery Convention Display

Date: 1933
Description: The Fauerbach Beer display at the Grocery Convention. The display consists of many bottles of beer, beer cases, die cut cardboard displays, cloth bunting a...
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Dykman's Restaurant

Date: October 12
Description: Exterior night view from street of Dykman's restaurant, located at 107 West Main Street. The door is open and stools can be seen along a counter.
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State Street Neon Signs at Night

Date: December 05 1930
Description: Night view looking down State Street from the intersection at North Carroll Street. Lighting up the scene are the blurred lights of automobiles moving alon...
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Nancee Hat Shop

Date: September 07 1935
Description: Exterior night view of the Nancee Hat Shop at 7 South Pinckney Street featuring hats, purses and an Art Deco entrance.
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Commercial National Bank

Date: March 10 1932
Description: The Commercial National Bank building, on the corner of State and Carroll Streets, housed the bank as well as Mrs. Brown's Beauty Shoppe and Wegener and Ro...
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Orpheum Theatre at Night

Date: January 24 1936
Description: The Orpheum Theatre canopy and sign at night on the 200 block of State Street. The Orpheum Theatre marquee notes: "Shep Fields" on stage, and "Kind Lady" o...
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Sibyl Hats

Date: March 14 1956
Description: Night view of the "Mifflin Arcade" with terra cotta facade. Businesses include Silver Dollar Tavern at 117 West Mifflin Street, Sibyl Hats at 119 West Miff...
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Majorettes

Date: November 03 1962
Description: Majorettes dancing in a parade. They were members of the Milwaukee Continentals marching band.
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Mobil Service Station

Date: June 15 1955
Description: Night view of Robert Blossom's Mobil Gas Station, 3702 East Washington Avenue and Highway 51.
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Picketing Gimbel's

Date: March 15 1955
Description: Women from Pittsburgh AFL Retail Clerks' Union Local 1365 picket at the Milwaukee store.
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Capitol Theatre at Night

Date: April 17 1928
Description: Elevated view of the Capitol Theatre at night with sign and marquee, located at 209-211 State Street.
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Capitol Theatre Marquee

Date: 1928
Description: Slightly elevated view from street towards ushers posing in front of the Capitol Theatre. The marquee reads: "Maurice Chevalier in 'The Love Parade.'"
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Snowy Street Under International Harvester Truck Sign

Date: March 01 1929
Description: Cars and houses along a snowy street as seen from under a neon "International Harvester Trucks" sign.
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Carroll and Main Streets in the Rain

Date: 1954
Description: A rainy, nighttime view of the corner of Main and Carroll streets on the Capitol Square. The neon signs of the Prescription Pharmacy and the Park Hotel lig...
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Winter Night Street Scene

Date: December 01 1955
Description: Neon lights up Wisconsin Avenue on a winter night in Milwaukee.
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Belmont Spa Tavern

Date: June 11 1945
Description: Richard and Ione Edwards behind the bar at the Belmont Spa, in the Belmont Hotel, 31 North Pinckney Street, with a clock advertising Calvert liquor.
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Calvert Liquor Sign in Badger Sporting Goods Window

Date: November 22 1944
Description: Calvert liquor sign and sporting goods displayed in the window of Badger Sporting Goods store, 418 State Street.
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Calvert Window, Madison Liquor and Cigar Store

Date: November 22 1944
Description: Window display with neon sign at Madison Liquor and Cigar Store, 109 Monona Avenue, featuring Calvert liquor.
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Jolly Tavern Before Redecorating

Date: October 06 1944
Description: A neon Schlitz beer sign highlights an exterior view of Harold F. Reider's Jolly Tavern, 848 Williamson Street.

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