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A.O. Smith Research and Development

1965 photograph of the A.O. Smith Research and Development facility. Built in 1930, it was one of the nation's first dedicated research and development departments.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Abraham Lincoln House

The Abraham Lincoln House, pictured here shortly after it opened in 1910, was financed with proceeds from Lizzie Black Kander's successful publication, "The Settlement Cookbook."
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From "The Story of the Abraham Lincoln House" by Lizzie Black Kander. Accessed via the Internet Archive.
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Aerial Map of Oconomowoc

An 1885 bird's eye view of Oconomowoc that highlights recreational boating.
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From the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.
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Aerial Map of Port Washington

The county seat of Ozaukee County, the city of Port Washington is also the location of the only natural harbor in the county. It is pictured here in this 1883 map.
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From the American Geographical Society Library Digital Map Collection. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Aerial View of Campus

Aerial photograph taken from the corner of 11th Street and Wisconsin Avenue, circa 1940. Sensenbrenner Hall is the central building.
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Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Marquette University. Reprinted with permission.
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Aerial View of Carroll University

This photograph provides a view of Carroll University as it looked from the southeast in 1967, when it was still known as Carroll College.
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From the Carroll Photograph Collection. Carroll University Archives. Reprinted with permission.
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Aerial View of Downtown

The newest Northwest Mutual Company building is under construction in this 2016 aerial photograph of Milwaukee's downtown. The Henry Maier Festival Park along Lake Michigan is in the foreground.
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From the Library of Congress Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
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Aerial View of Kewaskum

This aerial view of Kewaskum illustrates both the community's recent urban growth and its continued commitment to preserve rural landscapes.
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From Flickr. Photograph by username richmanwisco. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
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Aerial View of Lac La Belle

Only a few hundred people live in Lac La Belle, which also lacks a business area and is mostly green space.
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From the Library of Congress Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
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Aerial view of Menomonee Valley

A 1947 aerial view of the Menomonee Valley showing the Wisconsin Gas Company's coal gas processing and storage facility near 26th and St. Paul.
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Photograph courtesy of Alan Magayne-Roshak. Reprinted with permission.
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Aerial View of the Menomonee Valley

Menomonee Valley in 1958, looking east, when Milwaukee's industrial economy still hummed along.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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African World Festival

A drummer and dancer perform at the first African World Festival held in 1983 on the Summerfest Grounds.
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From the Historic Photo Archive of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Al Jarreau

Photograph of Al Jarreau performing in 2006 at his alma mater, Ripon College, located in Ripon, Wisconsin.
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Photograph courtesy of Ripon College. Used with permission.
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Albert Trostel & Sons Tannery

A view of the Albert Trostel & Sons tannery on Commerce Street from the Walnut Street Bridge taken in 1974.
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From the Harold Mayer Collection, American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Alexander C. Eschweiler

Trained by Ferry & Clas, Eschweiler designed several of Milwaukee's most iconic buildings, including the Milwaukee Gas Light Building and the Wadham's Gas Station in West Allis.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-57260. Reprinted with permission.
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Alexander Mitchell

Portrait of Alexander Mitchell, 1817-1887.
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From the Wikimedia Commons
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Alhambra Theater

Built in 1896, the Alhambra Theater was demolished 1961. It is pictured here in 1936.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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All Saints Episcopal Cathedral

Photograph of the All Saints Episcopal Cathedral, originally known as the Cathedral Church of All Saints. It was one of the first Episcopal cathedrals in the United States.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by James Steakley. CC BY-SA 3.0.
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Allen-Bradley Clock Tower

The Allen-Bradley clock, also known as Milwaukee's Polish Moon, glows in this photograph from the summer of 1963.
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From the Historic Photo Archive of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Allen-Bradley Headquarters

The Allen-Bradley Company building towers behind a row of residential homes in this 1974 photograph. Today the company is part of Rockwell Automation.
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From the Harold Mayer Collection, American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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