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    • Remember When...these butter and egg men made deliveries?

    • Remember When...these butter and egg men made deliveries?

    • Fifteenth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Meinecke Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Lambrecht Creamery (Milwaukee, Wis.); Dairy products industry -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Food industry and trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Horse-drawn vehicles

    • Business was thriving for John Lambrecht and his wife in 1920 when the Lambrecht Creamery routemen and their horsedrawn wagons assembled on the southwest corner of N. 15th St. and W. Meinecke Ave. for this picture. Lambrecht wagons were a familiar...
    • Remember When...the big snow of '47 buried Milwaukee?

    • Remember When...the big snow of '47 buried Milwaukee?

    • Kilbourn Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Snow -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Winter -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Weather -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Blizzards -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • "We're going to have some nasty weather," warned weatherman Howard J. Thompson, on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1947, and he didn't know how right he was! Less than 48 hours later, Milwaukee was buried under 18.1 inches of snow. The fall was so thick that...
    • 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...grocery stores sold oil lamps?

    • Remember When...grocery stores sold oil lamps?

    • Franklin Place (Milwaukee, Wis.); Baumann, Herman F.; Baumann, George; Grocery trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Sales personnel -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Herman F. Baumann, Grocer (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • A modern grocery store in 1910 - that's how George H. Baumann of Wauwatosa describes this picture of his father's business establishment on Milwaukee's East Side, 856 Franklin Pl. (later 1708 N. Franklin Pl.). This photo shows proprietor Herman F....
    • Remember When...shrimp were 15 cents a can?

    • Remember When...shrimp were 15 cents a can?

    • Eisendrath's Grocery (Milwaukee, Wis.); Juneau Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Grocery trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • This photograph provides a small slice of life from April 1937, when it was taken. Eisendrath's Grocery was then at 2002 W. Juneau Ave. As with many neighborhood grocery stores, prices were painted on the window. The specials when this picture...
    • Remember When...motorcycles were pulled by horses?

    • Remember When...motorcycles were pulled by horses?

    • Coffey and Larkin Trucking Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Motorcycle Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.); Fifth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Storage and moving trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Motorcycle industry -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Horse-drawn vehicles

    • This photograph shows Coffey and Larkin Trucking Co. wagons delivering Indian motorcycles to the Wisconsin Motorcycle Co. on N. 5th St. between Wisconsin Ave. and Wells St. in abut 1914. In those days, most deliveries were still made by horsedrawn...
    • Remember When...ice cream stores had fewer than 31 flavors?

    • Remember When...ice cream stores had fewer than 31 flavors?

    • Rigas Candy Store (Milwaukee, Wis.); Rigas, George; Rigas, Frank; Confectionery -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Ice cream parlors -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • In the early 1900s, Rigas Candy Store was one of the Downtown places Milwaukeeans stopped for ice cream. Just north of Grand Ave. (later Wisconsin Ave.) on 2nd St., the store sold candy, ice cream, fruit and flowers for all occasions. Near the...
    • Remember When...the hat shop wore a hat?

    • Remember When...the hat shop wore a hat?

    • Eleventh Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Sixteenth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hat trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Clothing trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Plaum, Edward E.; Horse-drawn vehicles; Hatter (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • Often a sign hanging outside a turn-of-the-century shop told people what to expect - and the message here was clear, even without the added writing on the awning. Edward Plaum began working as a clerk in 1888 and became a hatter in 1892. By 1897,...
    • Remember When...these greenhouses stood on 7th and Center?

    • Remember When...these greenhouses stood on 7th and Center?

    • Center Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Jos. Kremer, Florist (Milwaukee, Wis.); Kremer, Joseph; Eberfeld & Sons (Milwaukee, Wis.); Florists -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Architecture, Domestic -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Greenhouses; Horse-drawn vehicles

    • The greenhouses pictured here belonged to florist Joseph Kremer when the photograph was taken in the early 1900s at N. 7th and W. Center Sts. The shop, with plants displayed in its window, was next to the greenhouses. Kremer's residence stood...
    • Remember When...Milwaukeeans shopped at Steinmeyer's?

    • Remember When...Milwaukeeans shopped at Steinmeyer's?

    • Grocery trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Steinmeyer's (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • It was a sad day in March 1949 when the Steinmeyer grocery store on 3rd and Highland Sts. closed its doors. Long a Milwaukee institution, it claimed to be the nation's largest independent retail grocery under one roof. Steinmeyer's got its start...
    • Remember When...grocers offered delivery service?

    • Remember When...grocers offered delivery service?

    • Retzer Bros. (Milwaukee, Wis.); Twenty-sixth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Twenty-first Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Sixth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Mineral Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Grocery trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Horse-drawn vehicles; Retzer,...

    • Before the days of the supermarket and evening shopping hours, it was quite common for the grocer to offer delivery service for the convenience of his customers. Retzer Bros. Grocers was right in style with a citywide delivery system. Routes went...

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