• 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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  • Cars at stoplight on Superior

    Gessert, Sherman

    This photograph shows the intersection of S Superior St and E Russell Ave. A marquee with the Schlitz logo hangs over the entrance to a building on the corner. At the time the photo was taken, it was…

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  • Druml's Tavern

    Angle view of Druml's (1957-1959) bar showing Pabst Blue Ribbon and Blatz beer signs. Originally the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company Saloon, the Queen Anne style brick building was an early example of…

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  • The Big Schooner Tavern and Waterfront Bar

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows two bars on N Water St. The bar on the left is the Big Schooner Tavern. It has signs in the windows advertising Blatz and Pabst Blue Ribbon. The building in the center of the pho…

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  • Angeline A. Hudaj's Tavern

    Wide view of Angeline A. Hudaj's Tavern (c.1938) before demolition. A Moulin Rouge Café sign above the entrance advertises Lithia beer on tap while Pabst Blue Ribbon posters adorn the pillars. An sign…

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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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  • 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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  • Looking North at Burleigh and 12th Before Construction

    Cars are parked along the side of the road. A garage stands on the east side of the road. A bar and houses stand at the far end of the T-intersection. This photo was taken sometime between 1960 and 19…

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  • 19th Century building on N Water

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a large, white brick building with a flat roof. The building is located on the north-west corner of the intersection of N Water St and E Juneau Ave. People are standing on the co…

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  • The End

    This photograph shows where N Port Washington Rd and N Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr meet. There is a white brick building, with a large sign that reads "The End". The building used to serve as a tave…

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  • N 4th St, south of Michigan

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a row of brick buildings on N 4th St, south of W Michigan. The building on the corner has a Blatz sign over the door, indicating it is likely a tavern. Next door is the Green Bay…

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  • Fiesta Club tavern

    The Fiesta Club (1963-1967) bar, located in the historic Charles Harms Building. Hamm’s, Pabst, Blatz, and Schlitz beer signs and an exterior advertisement for NUN Chemical Co. are visible. Two automo…

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  • The Big Stein on Plankinton

    This photograph shows the Big Stein Tavern on N Plankinton Ave. The Plankinton Building is also visible, in the right side of the photo. There are several cars in the street. 341 / Oct 1958 / 617-19 N…

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  • I. Miller Real Estate

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a row of buildings along N Water St. A sign over the door on the building in the very left reads "I. Miller Real Estate", although the Milwaukee City Directory lists it as "Lena…

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  • S KK at Maple, after reconstruction

    This photograph shows the intersection of S Kinnickinnic Ave and E Maple St, after a reconstruction project. At left is the Double "D" Tap Tavern and Hall, 1751-1753 S Kinnickinnic Ave. At right is th…

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  • S KK at Maple, before reconstruction

    This photograph shows the intersection of S Kinnickinnic Ave and E Maple St, before a reconstruction project. At left is the Double "D" Tap Tavern and Hall, 1751-1753 S Kinnickinnic Ave. At right is t…

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  • West Center Street, after snowfall, 1947

    Riemenschneider, August

    A view down the center of West Center Street after the major blizzard of 1947. There are three cars covered with snow and two people can be seen clearing a car stopped in the center of the street. A c…

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  • 545-547 N. Water St

    This photograph shows the building that was located at the corner of N Water and E Michigan streets. When the photo was taken, two businesses were there: Patty's Tavern (545 N Water St) and Schwaab St…

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  • Bars on W. St. Paul

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the St. Paul Avenue Restaurant. The restaurant has an advertisement for Pepsi painted on the front of the buildings. Taverns sit on both sides of the restaurant, with the tavern…

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  • 155 S 1st St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photo shows 155 S 1st St (at left). A car is parked out front. At the time the picture was taken, this building was home to a tavern owned by a Mrs. Angenten. Rec. No. 2185 / Jun 11 1934 / 155 So…

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