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    • Remember When...wedding vows were exchanged at Madonna di Pompeii Church?

    • Remember When...wedding vows were exchanged at Madonna di Pompeii Church?

    • Madonna di Pompeii Church (Milwaukee, Wis.); Jackson Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Catholic Church buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Church buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Italians -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Italian-Americans -- Wisconsin --...

    • On April 25, 1931, parents Luigi and Gaetana Marchese (at left end of the line) had a double reason to celebrate. It was the wedding day for both their son and daughter. After the double ceremony, Anna Marchese and Frank Lupo and their wedding...
    • Remember When...downtown streets weren't so busy?

    • Remember When...downtown streets weren't so busy?

    • Broadway Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Miller Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Spencerian Business College (Milwaukee, Wis.); Horse-drawn vehicles; Traffic signs and signals -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Buildings --...

    • Although the Model T had been on the market for over a decade, this downtown intersection scene from 1925 shows that Milwaukee streets were not yet automobile oriented. A horse drawn truck delivered goods for the Milwaukee Linen Supply Co. (whose...
    • Remember When...W. Wisconsin Ave. was Grand Ave.?

    • Remember When...W. Wisconsin Ave. was Grand Ave.?

    • Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Grand Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee Public Library (Milwaukee, Wis.) -- Buildings; Central business districts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Street lighting -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • If it wasn't for the roof line of the Central Library in the background, it would be hard to know just what street the photographer was on when he snapped this picture back around 1916. The crew working on the street light in the 700 block of...
    • Remember When...horses parked next to City Hall?

    • Remember When...horses parked next to City Hall?

    • City Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotel Blatz (Milwaukee, Wis.); Water Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); City halls -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Public buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Municipal buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • Downtowners will recognize the building on the left as City Hall. If it weren't for the horse and buggies on the right, one might think this a new photo and that the pedestrian walkway a leftover from the recent building cleaning there. But this...
    • Remember When...Weiss' meat market operated Downtown?

    • Remember When...Weiss' meat market operated Downtown?

    • Wells Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Fifth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Weiss, Herman; Exposition Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Butchers -- Wisconsin - Milwaukee; Meat industry and trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Herman Weiss Meat Market (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • Herman Weiss operated his meat market virtually in the shadow of Milwaukee's Exposition Building (seen in background). The store's awning reads "C. Weiss" because the market was in his mother Caroline's name. Gloria Wetzel of Cedarburg tells us...
    • Remember When...ladies took gents for a carriage ride?

    • Remember When...ladies took gents for a carriage ride?

    • Twelfth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Lemke, Albert; Lemke, Ellen; Lemke, Rose; Brown, Ellen; Brown, Will; Horse-drawn vehicles

    • Being all dressed up was enough of a reason for the Lemke sisters to have their picture taken - with their favorite horse, Prince - as they readied for a ride back in the 1890s. The house in the background (note the wooden sidewalk) was the Albert...
    • Remember When...farmers crowded the central market?

    • Remember When...farmers crowded the central market?

    • Central Municipal Market (Milwaukee, Wis.); Fifth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Vliet Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Haymarket Square (Milwaukee, Wis.); Markets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Trucks; Herbert Currie Seed Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • From the look of things, farmers were about set up for the day's activity in this 1942 photograph taken at the Central Municipal Market at N. 5th and W. Vliet Sts - then a square block in the city's veal and poultry commission district. The area...
    • Remember When...2nd and Wells was a secondhand center?

    • Remember When...2nd and Wells was a secondhand center?

    • Wells Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); City Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.); City halls -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Clothing trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Theatrical posters -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Secondhand trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Shoes --...

    • Resembling a miniature Maxwell St., used suits, coats, shoes and sundries were bought and sold in the 200 block of W. Wells St. in the early 1900s. Sandwiched in between the racks of apparel was the John Buschinger Shoe Repair Shop, where men's...
    • Remember When...Cedar and Biddle Sts. finally met?

    • Remember When...Cedar and Biddle Sts. finally met?

    • Biddle Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Cedar Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Kilbourn Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee River (Milwaukee, Wis.); City Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.); Bridges -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Edward E. Gillen (Firm) (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • A proposal that a bridge be built over the Milwaukee River to connect the east and west sides of the city just north of City Hall was made in 1900. But it wasn't until 1927 that construction began. Biddle St., east of the river, and Cedar St.,...
    • Remember When...N. 3rd St. sparkled during State Fair?

    • Remember When...N. 3rd St. sparkled during State Fair?

    • Third Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Schlitz Palm Garden (Milwaukee, Wis.); Davidson Theatre (Milwaukee, Wis.); Street-lighting -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Theaters -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Leo Abraham & Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.); Boston Store (Milwaukee,...

    • The lights of Broadway had competition when Milwaukee decked herself out to celebrate. During State Fair Week in 1906, N. 3rd St. was aglow with special displays of electric lights, welcoming visitors from all over Wisconsin. This photograph was...
    • Remember When...the Pabst Building was Water Street's skyscraper?

    • Remember When...the Pabst Building was Water Street's skyscraper?

    • City Hall Square (Milwaukee, Wis.); Bergh, Henry, 1811-1888 -- Statues -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Fountains -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Pabst Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Water Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Horse-drawn vehicles; Street-railroads --...

    • At the turn of the century, the area to the south of City Hall was known as City Hall Square. The statue of Henry Bergh and his dog standing in the square was as well known as City Hall itself. Bergh founded the American Society for the...
    • Remember When...traffic on the Lincoln Memorial Bridge looked like this?

    • Remember When...traffic on the Lincoln Memorial Bridge looked like this?

    • Lincoln Memorial Bridge (Milwaukee, Wis.); Bridges -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Prospect Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Mason Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles; Roads -- Design and construction -- Wisconsin --...

    • When this photograph was taken in 1952, the Lincoln Memorial Bridge was undergoing repairs. Traffic moved slowly east over the bridge. N. Prospect Ave. and Mason St. are in the background. The bridge, linking Downtown with the lakefront and...
    • Remember When...the Milwaukee transit company operated service stations?

    • Remember When...the Milwaukee transit company operated service stations?

    • Badger Auto Service (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company; Service stations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Gasoline pumps; Water towers; Fond du Lac Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • Badger Auto Service was formed in the 1920s by the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co. to service and compete with the new mode of transportation - the car. Among other enterprises, Badger operated taxi service in some of the smaller towns near...
    • Remember When...the Sherman Pharmacy served north Milwaukee?

    • Remember When...the Sherman Pharmacy served north Milwaukee?

    • Sherman, Nathan; Sherman, David; Sherman Pharmacy (Milwaukee, Wis.); Drugstores -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Candy; Soda fountains

    • Nathan Sherman and his son David pose next to three bushels of bulk candy in this photo of the Sherman Pharmacy at 35th St. and Villard Ave. The photo was taken in 1927. An old-fashioned marble-topped soda fountain and booths behind the Shermans...
    • Remember When...ice skaters jammed the Milwaukee River?

    • Remember When...ice skaters jammed the Milwaukee River?

    • Outdoor recreation -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Skating; Milwaukee River (Wis.); Milwaukee Woolen Mills; Locust Street Bridge (Milwaukee, Wis.); Folsom Street Bridge (Milwaukee, Wis.); Bridges -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • Hundreds of Milwaukeeans were silhouetted against the ice of the Milwaukee River on this chilly Sunday afternoon of Jan. 10, 1897. Today the only river area sanctioned for skating is a sheltered bay inlet in Lincoln Park. Modern skaters take to...

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