• King's Tap tavern

    Angled view of the King's Tap bar before it was razed c.1959. The building, dating May 15, 1892, was located on at the southeast corner of S. Kinnickinnic Ave. and E. Stewart St. A sign advertising Mi…

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  • 708-710 W Wells St

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photograph shows an older, brick building on W Wells St. When the photograph was taken, it was home to Tommy's Tavern. There is a large billboard atop the building, advertising Petri wine. MCP 95…

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  • Dewey's Sport Shop

    Schultz, F. W

    This photograph shows N Plankinton Ave at the intersection of W Kilbourn Ave. Dewey's Sport Shop can be seen on the left, and the Drogekamp Inghram Corporation on the right. Behind them are Nelson Bro…

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  • Dewey's Sport Shop

    A. J. Breitwish & Sons Commercial Photography

    This photograph was taken on N Plankinton Ave. It shows the side of a long brick building, with several billboards. There is also a parking lot, and a gas station (Sinclair Gasoline). The billboards,…

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  • I-43 southbound

    Vespa, Ned

    This photograph shows I-43 south of Capitol Dr, after a snowfall. The southbound traffic drives towards the camera. Along with the cars, there is a bus and a Mack truck. The bus, a freeway flier, has…

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  • Milwaukee, summer night in 1956

    Summer of 1956, W Wisconsin looking east from N 8th St. The tall building on the left is the Wisconsin Tower, and the building on the right is the Belvedere Apartments. There is a lit up advertisement…

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  • S 1st to Water St bridge

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the northernmost end of S 1st St, south of the river. WIS 32 is off to the right. A billboard for Seagram's liquor is partially obscured by a street lamp and an electric post. Ap…

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  • Northeast corner of King and Walnut

    This photograph shows the northeast corner of King and Walnut/Pleasant St. A parking lot is on the corner, near a few scattered brick buildings. Billboards over one building read, "Canadian Club. The…

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  • Al Howard's Tap

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers, Inc

    Front view of Al Howard's Tap (c.1949) tavern depicting construction on 7th and Wells Streets. A poster advertises a wrestling match: Gorgeous George vs. Walter Palmer at the Milwaukee Auditorium. Bla…

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  • Southeast corner of King and Keefe

    This photograph shows the southeast corner of Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr and W Keefe Ave. The bottom portion of a large billboard is just barely visible, advertising Coronet Brandy. 77. S/E Corner of…

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  • Reinke Sheet Metal Works

    A. J. Breitwish & Sons

    This photograph shows a brick building on N Market St. Signs on the building read, "Reinke Sheet Metal Works"; "H. A. Fricke Company, Distributors Jobbers"; and "Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Garage"…

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  • Gold Coast Bar

    Angled view of the Gold Coast (1953-1967) tavern which was located in a Jacob Obermann Brewery owned saloon building built in 1884. Harper’s 700 Tap and Tim’s BARBQ House are also pictured, as well as…

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  • Walnut and 6th

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the long, brick building at the corner of N 6th and W Walnut Sts. Signs on the window fronts read, from right to left: Hampton Cleaners and Taylor's Inn. An advertisement Blatz b…

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  • S on 5th from Kilbourn

    Schultz, F. W

    This photograph looks south on N 5th St from W Kilbourn Ave. The Wisconsin Telephone Company building can be seen at right in the distance, and what is now known as the Hilton City Center behind it. A…

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  • Across parking lot towards Old World 3rd St

    This photograph looks across an empty parking lot, towards Old World 3rd St. The First Wisconsin National Bank building, now the Milwaukee County Historical Society, can be seen at center in the dista…

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  • Pedestrians at 6th & Walnut

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the long, brick building at the corner of N 6th and W Walnut Sts. Signs on the window fronts read, from right to left: Hampton Cleaners and Taylor's Inn. An advertisement Blatz b…

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  • Van Buren at Kilbourn, after improvements

    This photograph shows the intersection of N Van Buren St and E Kilbourn Ave, after improvements to the road. There is a billboard for Miller High Life at Left, and a billboard for Old Crow bourbon at…

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  • Highway 15 Tavern

    Front view of the Highway 15 Tavern (1938-1940) showing a man behind a window sign indicating Good Used Cars Bought & Sold. Other visible signage includes Miller High Life, Zecol Wax, and TEXACO. The…

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  • One Gallon Joe tavern

    View from afar of the One Gallon Joe (1960-1964) bar, which was located within a former P.B. Best Brewery building, built in 1887. Pabst Blue Ribbon beer signs are affixed to the entrance. 8th & Natio…

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  • Hotel Gilpatrick, side view

    Zeck, Herb

    This photograph shows a side view of the Gilpatrick Hotel. Painted in faded lettering near the roof is "Hotel Gilpatrick Always Worth While". A smaller, single story brick building is to the right of…

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