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    • Remember When...the corner store was almost always open?

    • Remember When...the corner store was almost always open?

    • Bartos, Rudolph; Grocery trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Groceries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • The corner grocery store, although a far cry from today's warehouse supermarkets, took care of most of the needs of the neighborhood. Grocer Rudolph Bartos (behind counter) posed in his store at the corner of W. Burleigh and N. 24th Sts. in 1923. ...
    • Remember When...E. Wells was called Oneida?

    • Remember When...E. Wells was called Oneida?

    • Wells Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Oneida Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Jefferson Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); City Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.); Public buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; City halls -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • "The city directory is Milwaukee's catalog," its ads used to proclaim, and certainly their listings are still a big help in pinpointing what's where in Milwaukee, especially in old photographs like this one. E. Wells St. was called Oneida St. when...
    • Remember When...The neighborhood grocer knew your name?

    • Remember When...The neighborhood grocer knew your name?

    • Detroit Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); St. Paul Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Cascio, Leonard; Migliaccio family; Migliaccio, Angelo; Migliaccio, Jennie; Migliaccio, Joseph; Migliaccio, Louis; Migliaccio, Michelangelo; Migliaccio, Pasquale; Grocery trade --...

    • Detroit Street (three blocks south of Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee's Third Ward) was a busy community area with a number of shops. Customers could count on personal service at the grocery store owned by Leonard Cascio and located at 161 Detroit. ...
    • Remember When...Grocery stores looked like this?

    • Remember When...Grocery stores looked like this?

    • Grocery trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; State Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Frank Dollak Grocery (Milwaukee, Wis.); Dollak Family; Dollak, Frank; Dollak, Clara; Dollak, Mary; Miller, Mary; Dollak, Frank Jr.; Milwaukee Area Technical College;...

    • Frank Dollak's grocery served its State Street customers well nearly 70 years ago. Dollak established his first grocery in 1918 on St. Paul Avenue; from 1919 to 1923 he was located at 624 W. State, now the site of MATC. An immigrant from...
    • Remember When...a west side intersection looked like this?

    • Remember When...a west side intersection looked like this?

    • Fond du Lac Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Center Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Twenty-seventh Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Banks and banking -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Bank buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • Things aren't quite the same as they were when little girls in sailor blouses, straw hats and long black stockings waited for a streetcar on the triangle at Fond du Lac av., Center and 27th sts. Perhaps one of the most noticeable differences in...
    • Remember When...movies cost a quarter?

    • Remember When...movies cost a quarter?

    • Third Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Central business districts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Strauss Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Princess Theater (Milwaukee, Wis.); Theaters -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Buildings --...

    • The Strauss Building loomed over the northeast corner of N. 3rd St. and W. Wisconsin Ave. in 1946. Lawton's $18.50 Clothes - "Wisconsin's Largest Clothiers" - was located on the ground floor of the 12 story building, which was built in 1923. The...
    • Remember When...this was home for a Milwaukee mayor?

    • Remember When...this was home for a Milwaukee mayor?

    • Walber, Emil, 1841-1923; Sixth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Galena Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Architecture, Domestic -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Mayors -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • This 1895 photo is of the residence of Emil Walber on the northwest corner of 6th and Galena. Most local historians think of Walber at first as mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. But Walber figures prominently in other capacities in public life. ...
    • Remember When...11th and Wisconsin av. looked like this?

    • Remember When...11th and Wisconsin av. looked like this?

    • Eleventh Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Marquette University -- Buildings; Johnston Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.); Mackie, William

    • The area of N. 11th st. and W. Wisconsin av., now near the heart of the city's bustling metropolitan area, was a peaceful residential district when this picture was taken in the first decade of the 20th century. Tall, stately trees lined the...
    • Remember When...Traffic obeyed signals like these?

    • Remember When...Traffic obeyed signals like these?

    • Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Traffic signs and signals -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • The popularity of the automobile brought all kinds of new problems to the city's governing fathers, especially that of how to control the new horseless carriages and their operators. The city soon began experimenting with a variety of mechanical...
    • Remember When...Militzer's bakery and restaurant was on N. 3rd St.?

    • Remember When...Militzer's bakery and restaurant was on N. 3rd St.?

    • Bakers and bakeries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Restaurants -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Militzer, Walter; Militzer, Gertrude; Militzer, Norma; Doner, Norma; Militzer Bakery, Inc. (Milwaukee, Wis.); Soda fountains -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • One of the oldest family-owned bakeries in Milwaukee, Militzer's has undergone remarkable changes since its founding as single store in 1923. Walter R. and Gertrude Militzer opened their first shop that year at Oakland Ave. and Kenwood Blvd.,...

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