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Milwaukee Public Market

Interior view of a shop and food venue at the Milwaukee Public Market, located in the Historic Third Ward.
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From the Library of Congress Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
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Milwaukee Public Museum

Exterior view of the current Milwaukee Public Museum, which opened downtown in 1963.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph byWikimedia username Sulfur. CC BY-SA 3.0.
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Milwaukee Rail Yards

This 1941 photograph shows rail yards in Milwaukee.
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From the Library of Congress Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection.
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater

The Milwaukee Repertory Theater's current home is located in a former Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company building on E. Wells Street.
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From Flickr. Photograph by username ensign_beedrill. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
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Milwaukee River

By the early twentieth century, nearly all of the natural woodlands in Milwaukee, as seen here flanking the Milwaukee River, were gone.
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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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Milwaukee River Dam

The North Avenue Dam, in place since 1891, was partially removed in 1994 and fully removed in 1997 to help improve the river’s water quality. A pedestrian bridge is now in place near the former dam site, which connects the two sides of the RiverWalk.
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From the Harold Mayer Collection, American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Milwaukee River Downtown

Automobiles and boats traverse Milwaukee’s downtown by the Michigan Avenue Bridge in this 1974 photograph by Harold Mayer.
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From the American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries, Harold Mayer Collection, Color Slide. Original ID: 8b, 21-265; Digital Collection: Milwaukee Neighborhoods: Photos and Maps 18885-1992, Digital ID: me000372.

Milwaukee River Flooding

This undated aerial photograph showcases extensive flooding along the Milwaukee River. A number of homes are completely surrounded by water.
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From the Milwaukee Waterways Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Milwaukee Road Conditions

Potholes were a chronic problem on Milwaukee's roads and streets, as seen at the intersection of North 5th and Clybourn Street in 1925.
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From the Milwaukee Neighborhoods: Photos and Maps 1885-1992 Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Milwaukee Road Construction

The roadbed on East Juneau Avenue under construction in the 1920s.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Milwaukee Road Depot

This 1910 postcard showcases the large Milwaukee Road station once located on W. Everett Street. It was designed by prominent architect E. Townsend Mix and first opened in 1886.
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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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Milwaukee Road Sheetmetal Shop

This 1983 photograph provides a look inside the railway's sheet metal shop located on W. Canal Street. Before it was the sheet metal shop, this structure housed the car paint and repair shop.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-25035. Reprinted with permission.
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Milwaukee Road Shops

The West Milwaukee Shops of the railroad were mainstays of the Menomonee Valley for decades. They are pictured here around 1885.
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From the Milwaukee Neighborhoods: Photos and Maps 1885-1992 Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Milwaukee School of Engineering Grohmann Museum

MSOE’s Grohmann Museum, fittingly, celebrates the evolution of work, both inside with its art collection and outside along the edge of its roofline.
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From the Library of Congress Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
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Milwaukee Steel Worker

Photograph of a man grinding a large steel part at Pelton Steel Casting Company in 1956.
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From the James Blair Murdoch Photographs. Archives, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performs inside Uihlein Hall in September, 1969.
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From the Historic Photo Archive of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Milwaukee Theatre

This photograph of the building that became the Milwaukee Theatre also illustrates the streetcar tracks of Milwaukee in the early 20th century.
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From the James Blair Murdoch Photographs Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Milwaukee Turnverein Gymnasium

Indoor recreation in Milwaukee traces its roots to German gymnastics. This image, circa 1914, showcases the interior of a Milwaukee gymnastics hall.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph courtesy of James Steakley.
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Milwaukee Wave In Action

Milwaukee Wave forward Ian Bennett dribbles the ball away from an opponent from the Baltimore Blast in 2013.
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From Flickr. Photograph by William Criss. CC BY 2.0.
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Milwaukee Western Fuel Company

Photograph featuring a bridge at the Seventeenth Street dock of the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company in 1942. The bridge is used for unloading coal from ships and loading it into cars and hoppers.
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From the Library of Congress Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 
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