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NAACP Annual Dinner

Members of the NAACP's Milwaukee branch gather for their annual dinner, as seen here in 1958.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-119400. Reprinted with permission.
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Nashotah Railway Depot

The Nashotah railway station opened in 1854 and served as an important gateway for individuals heading to the Lake Country for vacation or the Nashotah House to fulfill a religious vocation.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-41554. Reprinted with permission.
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National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers

Photograph of the historic main building of Milwaukee's National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, built in 1869.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by James Steakley. CC BY-SA 3.0.
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National Jehovah's Witnesses Convention

A large audience listens to a speaker at the 1978 National Jehovah's Witnesses Convention, held in the MECCA Arena, now known as the Milwaukee Arena.
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From the Historic Photo Archive of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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National President of UNICO

William Calvano, national president of UNICO, stands next to Dorothy Matranga, Milwaukee chapter secretary, and Joseph Bruno, Milwaukee chapter president, in 1950. UNICO is the Italian word for "unique."
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-63661. Reprinted with permission.
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Navigating Unpaved Roads

Automobile owners did not always wait for roads to be paved before venturing out, even if it meant going uphill at Hawley and State. Some early 20th century streets were full of deep ruts cut in the dirt by car's tires.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Necka Tavern

Photograph taken in 1934 of the John Necka Tavern located on Greenfield Avenue. The building was constructed in 1889.
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From the Roman B. Kwaniewski Photographs Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Nestle Company Creamery and Mill

Taken between 1920 and 1930, this photograph shows a creamery and mill owned by the Nestle Company in the Racine County community of Waterford.
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From the State of Wisconsin Collection of the UW Digital Collections Library. Image ID WI.wpl00188.bib. Photograph courtesy of Waterford Public Library's Local History Digital Collection. Fair use for nonprofit educational purposes.
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New Fellowship Church of God in Christ

A group of parishioners gather on the steps of New Fellowship Church of God in Christ in 1939. The church was located on N. 8th Street.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-2017. Reprinted with permission.
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Newberry Boulevard

Milwaukee's Newberry Boulevard, which runs between Lake Park and Riverside Park, also stands as testament to the results of the City Beautiful movement.
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Greetings from Milwaukee: Selections from the Thomas and Jean Ross Bliffert Postcard Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Newburg's Steel Truss Bridge

Built in 1929 to span the Milwaukee River, the steel truss bridge in Newburg was one of the last of its kind in Wisconsin when it was demolished in 2003.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-14636.
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Newhall House Fire

This sketch of the Newhall House Fire dramatizes the rescue operation, illustrating the crowd gathered to watch and firefighters carrying ladders and holding safety nets for people trying to escape the flames.
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From the Historic Photo Archive of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Newsboy by the Tracks

Railroad tracks continue to criss-cross the Milwaukee area, as revealed in this 1975 photograph of the intersection of Brown Deer Road and Highway 100.
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Photograph by Alan Magayne-Roshak. Copyright 2014. Reprinted with permission.
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Nike Missile Site Remnants

Though closed since 1971, evidence of the Milwaukee area's Nike anti-aircraft missile sites remain. This photograph features one of the abandoned radar towers at the Waukesha site.
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From Flickr. Photograph by Ched Cheddles. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
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Nike Missile Site, circa 1958

One Nike missile base along the lakeshore was located on the former in-city airport Maitland Field, currently part of the Summerfest Grounds.
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From the Milwaukee County Historical Society
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Non-Partisan Campaign Poster

This early twentieth century campaign poster encourages people to elect Peter Kaminski as a Milwaukee alderman and promises a "Clean Non-Partisan Administration."
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From the Roman B. Kwaniewski Photographs Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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North Avenue Dam

Postcard published in 1916 featuring a view of the North Avenue Dam on the Milwaukee River.
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Greetings from Milwaukee: Selections from the Thomas and Jean Ross Bliffert Postcard Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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North Chicago Rolling Mill Workmen

39 employees pose for a photograph at the Bay View Rolling Mill. This photo was taken in 1886, the year of the large and deadly workers' strike.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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North Point Lighthouse

An aerial view of the North Point Lighthouse shows its place in Lake Park, with hints of the contemporary cityscape in the background.
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From the Library of Congress Carol M. Highsmith Archive. 
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North Point Water Tower

Image featuring the North Point Water Tower as seen from St. Mary's Hospital, circa 1885.
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From Milwaukee Illustrated, Special Collections, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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