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    • Remember When...The Fourth of July brought neighborhood picnics?

    • Remember When...The Fourth of July brought neighborhood picnics?

    • Fourth of July celebrations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Thirty-Fifth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Lapham Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Henry Tess Saloon (Milwaukee, Wis.); Zeke's Tap (Milwaukee, Wis.); Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Wisconsin --...

    • For a long time, Milwaukeeans have been celebrating the Fourth of July with parades and picnics. Here, flags are flying on two vehicles ready to lead the way from a local saloon for a day of enjoyment in this photograph from an Independence Day in...
    • 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...Gordon Park featured river swimming meets?

    • Remember When...Gordon Park featured river swimming meets?

    • Gordon Park (Milwaukee, Wis.); Parks -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Outdoor recreation -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Swimming -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Bathhouses -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Crowds -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • The temperature was a warm 96 degrees when the first all-city swimming meet of the season was held at Gordon Park on Sunday, July 17, 1921. The crowds gathered to view the river events from along the bridge and bathhouse, and even in canoes. ...
    • Remember When...a doctor donated Doctors Park?

    • Remember When...a doctor donated Doctors Park?

    • Doctors Park (Milwaukee, Wis.); Schneider, Joseph E.; Parks -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • Trees and trails have long helped make Doctors Park a Milwaukee favorite. The 49 ½ acre lakeshore tract was donated to the city in 1928 by Dr. Joseph E. Schneider, world renowned eye specialist, whose summer home was on the wooded estate. It...
    • Remember When...St. Josaphat's was dedicated?

    • Remember When...St. Josaphat's was dedicated?

    • Sixth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Lincoln Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Catholic Church buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Basilica of St. Josaphat (Milwaukee, Wis.); Church buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • "In the history of the world there have never been any ceremonies in any society that can exceed in solemnity and grandeur those of the dedication yesterday of St. Josaphat's church on the South Side." So began the newspaper account of the...
    • Remember When...bacon was 29 cents a pound?

    • Remember When...bacon was 29 cents a pound?

    • Third Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Eighth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Frank Tatera, Grocer (Milwaukee, Wis.); Tatera, Ervin; Tatera, Florence; Tatera, Frank; Grocery trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Advertising

    • "Rinso." "Holsum Bread." "Free 'American Family Soap' - Bring Coupons Here." These were just a few of the signs in Frank Tatera's grocery story at 1025 Third Ave. (later 2401 S. 8th St.) in 1929. Many shoppers today - even young ones - remember...
    • Remember When...people went to the zoo to go boating?

    • Remember When...people went to the zoo to go boating?

    • Washington Park (Milwaukee, Wis.); Parks -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Boats and boating -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Outdoor recreation -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • It was just another lazy summer afternoon when these boaters pushed off for a tour around the Washington Park lagoon on July 11, 1914. One newspaper reported that the temperature got up to 79 that day. The president of the Washington Park...
    • Remember When...the filtration plant was built?

    • Remember When...the filtration plant was built?

    • Michigan, Lake; Water treatment plants -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • This may look like just another construction scene, but sharp-eyed readers will notice the outlines of the Filtration Plant beginning to rise along Lake Michigan in this photograph. A brick and lannon stone building in modernized Gothic style is...
    • Remember When...models picketed to announce that beer was back?

    • Remember When...models picketed to announce that beer was back?

    • Blatz Brewing Company; Breweries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brewing industry -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Highland Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Broadway Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Publicity -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • These models were not heralding the end of Prohibition as they marched in front of the Blatz Brewing Co. on July 29, 1953, but the return of the brand of beer. Twenty-five young women paraded in front of the office building, then joined a street...
    • Remember When...the Memorial Center site looked like this?

    • Remember When...the Memorial Center site looked like this?

    • Lincoln Memorial Bridge (Milwaukee, Wis.); Bridges -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Aerial photographs; Lincoln Memorial Drive (Milwaukee, Wis.); Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Statues -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Streets -- Wisconsin...

    • Head bowed, the Lincoln statue stood at the grand staircase of Lincoln Memorial bridge. The 10 and a half foot, 3,000 pound bronze statue had been placed there in 1934, after 20 years of fund collecting for its creation. Crowds milled around and...
    • 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...The bell was addded to City Hall?

    • Remember When...The bell was addded to City Hall?

    • City Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.); City halls -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Public buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Municipal buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Bells -- History -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • It was Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, 1896, and many Milwaukeeans spent the morning of their holiday watching the new bell being raised to the top of the new City Hall tower. One day earlier, a careful procession with the bell on a wagon wound its way...
    • Remember When...Mitchell Field had a canopy?

    • Remember When...Mitchell Field had a canopy?

    • General Mitchell Field (Milwaukee County, Wis.); General Mitchell International Airport (Milwaukee County, Wis.); Airport terminals -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee County; Airports -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee County; Airport control towers -- Wisconsin --...

    • In July 1955 Milwaukee County dedicated the new $3.5 million air terminal at General Mitchell Field. The terminal was proclaimed by many national aviation authorities as the most beautiful and functional of its kind in the country. Travelers...
    • Remember When...Milwaukeeans took trips to Whitefish Bay by boat?

    • Remember When...Milwaukeeans took trips to Whitefish Bay by boat?

    • Milwaukee River (Wis.); Pabst Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Grand Avenue Bridge (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Grand Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Bloomer Girl (Excursion boat); Silver Spray (Excursion boat); Bridges -- Wisconsin...

    • This turn-of-the-century photo looks northeast across the Milwaukee River toward Wisconsin Ave. (then Grand Ave.) The big structure behind the bridge is the Pabst Building, built in 1892 and demolished in 1980. A small park now occupies the...
    • Remember When...Mitchell Field looked like this?

    • Remember When...Mitchell Field looked like this?

    • Aero Services Milwaukee (Milwaukee, Wis.); Airport terminals -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee County Airport; General Mitchell Field (Milwaukee County, Wis.); Airports -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee County; Howell Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Layton...

    • Now the home of the Aero Services Milwaukee, this much-remodeled building served as Milwaukee's airport terminal from 1940 to 1955. The first Milwaukee County Airport was established in 1919, on the site of today's Currie Park near Highway 100 and...
    • Remember When...Milwaukee's Oriental Theater was new?

    • Remember When...Milwaukee's Oriental Theater was new?

    • Oriental Theater (Milwaukee, Wis.); Farwell Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Motion picture theaters -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Theaters -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Crowds; Fox Film Corporation

    • This crowd lined up on Oct. 16, 1929, to see “The Greene Murder Case,” a well-reviewed mystery starring William Powell, Jean Arthur and Florence Eldridge. It was Fox Silver Jubilee Week. The Oriental had opened in July 1927 as the flagship of...
    • Remember When...Wauwatosa's village looked like this?

    • Remember When...Wauwatosa's village looked like this?

    • Wauwatosa (Wis.); Harwood Avenue (Wauwatosa, Wis.); State Street (Wauwatosa, Wis.); Street-railroads -- Wisconsin -- Wauwatosa; Streets -- Wisconsin -- Wauwatosa

    • The time: Shortly after the turn of the century. The place: Harwood av. looking south to State st. in Wauwatosa. The streets were unpaved and residents made their daily rounds in horse drawn wagons and carriages, on bicycles or on foot. The...
    • Remember When...the Petit home graced Prospect av.?

    • Remember When...the Petit home graced Prospect av.?

    • Petit, Louis J.; Architecture, Domestic -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Prospect Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); American Legion. Alonzo Cudworth Post No. 23 (Milwaukee, Wis.); Mansions -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • The square Petit mansion, built in 1899 by Louis J. Petit, then president of the old Wisconsin National bank, was one of the finest examples of classical architecture in Milwaukee and the scene of many a fashionable gathering. Among its many rooms...
    • Remember When...the 35th and Villard area looked like this?

    • Remember When...the 35th and Villard area looked like this?

    • Bacon House (Milwaukee, Wis.); Historic buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Horse drawn vehicles; Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; North Milwaukee (Wis.); Street railroads -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Thirty-fifth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Villard...

    • The intersection of Western av. (now N. 35th st.) and Villard av. looked like this when viewed from the roof of the Smith, Barnes & Strober Piano Co. on a Sunday afternoon in July, 1903. At that time the area was part of the village of North...
    • Remember When...the "Magnificent Mile" opened?

    • Remember When...the "Magnificent Mile" opened?

    • Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Aerial photographs; Riverside Theater (Milwaukee, Wis.); Theaters -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Central business districts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Crowds --...

    • Summer, 1951, witnessed another leap forward in downtown Milwaukee when the improvement of Wisconsin Ave. from N. Jackson to N. 11th was completed. The street was touted as Milwaukee's showcase and billed as the "Magnificent Mile." The...

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