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    • Remember When...bakeries flourished in almost every neighborhood?

    • Remember When...bakeries flourished in almost every neighborhood?

    • Matyas Bakery (Milwaukee, Wis.); Bakers and bakeries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Holton Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Matyas, Leopold

    • The neighborhood bakery has long been a tried and tasty institution on the Milwaukee scene. From the far reaches of the south side Polish bakeries to the little German shops on the north side, the tempting aroma of such delights as pazczka, babka...
    • 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...a pagoda stood in Schlitz park?

    • Remember When...a pagoda stood in Schlitz park?

    • Schlitz Park (Milwaukee, Wis.); Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Eighth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Walnut Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Pagodas; Quentin's Park (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • Schlitz park, complete with 250 gas lights, was one of the city's most popular outdoor beer gardens in the gay nineties. Located on 8th and Walnut sts., where Roosevelt junior high school and Carver park now stand, Schlitz park was popular for old...
    • Remember When...Milwaukee had its own Greek villa?

    • Remember When...Milwaukee had its own Greek villa?

    • Meinecke, Ferdinand; Milwaukee Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Juneau Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Architecture, Domestic -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Mansions -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • Statues of three Grecian ladies looked down from the roof of the Ferdinand Meinecke home at 1203 N. Milwaukee St. (northeast corner of N. Milwaukee and E. Juneau Sts.). A fourth figure was set in a niche on the south wall, and stone vases also...
    • Remember When...the Schandein mansion graced Grand Avenue?

    • Remember When...the Schandein mansion graced Grand Avenue?

    • Twenty-fourth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Grand Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Schandein, Emil; Architecture, Domestic -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Mansions -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • Milwaukeeans of the late 1800s never failed to take their visitors past the Schandein mansion, located at 24th and Grand (now W. Wisconsin) Ave. It was built by Emil Schandein, one of the owners of the Pabst Brewery, and was styled after a castle...
    • Remember When...Summit av. over Juneau park looked like this?

    • Remember When...Summit av. over Juneau park looked like this?

    • Kane Place (Milwaukee, Wis.); Summit Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Morris, Howard; Pratt, M. W.; Architecure, Domestic -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • This was the northwest corner of Kane pl. and Summit av. about 1892. The large home at the right, fronting on Summit and Lake Michigan was the home of Howard Morris, president of the Wisconsin Central railroad. The site is now occupied by the...
    • Remember When...downtown plans were first futuristic?

    • Remember When...downtown plans were first futuristic?

    • Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Central business districts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles

    • The year 1929 may have been the "crash" one, but it looked for all the world like business as usual in downtown Milwaukee, looking east on Wisconsin Ave. from N. 3rd St. From the looks of the cars lined up here bumper to bumper, transportation...
    • Remember When...there was a run on the First National Bank?

    • Remember When...there was a run on the First National Bank?

    • Water Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); First National Bank (Milwaukee, Wis.); First Wisconsin National Bank (Milwaukee, Wis.); Banks and banking -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Bank buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;...

    • This was the scene when hundreds of Milwaukeeans rushed in carriage and on foot to the First National Bank on the corner of what is now N. Water St. and E. Wisconsin Ave., in 1905. The bank's president had been arrested for embezzling $1.6 million...
    • 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...bottling beer became a big operation?

    • Remember When...bottling beer became a big operation?

    • Pabst Brewing Company; Breweries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brewing industry -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Beer -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • This brewery worker looked a bit unsure of himself as he paused in the middle of his work to have his picture taken at the Pabst Brewing Co. bottle house in 1915. According to a history of the brewery, the introduction of large scale bottling for...
    • Remember When...Meister made beer?

    • Remember When...Meister made beer?

    • Chestnut Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Juneau Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); J. Simon Meister Brewery (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee Coal Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.); William Rosenkranz Bakery (Milwaukee, Wis.); Breweries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brewing industry...

    • Milwaukee is widely known as a beer capital and over the years many breweries - large and small - sprang up in the city. The building at 406 Chestnut St. (later 406 W. Juneau Ave.) at one time housed the J. Simon Meister Brewery, which was built...
    • Remember When...homes had their own libraries?

    • Remember When...homes had their own libraries?

    • Perkins, David W.; Ninth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Private libraries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Living rooms -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dentists -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • Not many houses today have a room set aside as a library. But back before the turn of the century, there were home libraries in many Milwaukee residences, especially those owned by the city's more affluent citizens. This library was in the home...
    • Remember When...the YMCA was on 4th St.?

    • Remember When...the YMCA was on 4th St.?

    • Young Men's Christian Association (Milwaukee, Wis.) -- Buildings; Fourth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • As Milwaukee began putting down roots and growing into a booming America town, many organizations worked to meet the social needs to which a city civilization gave rise. An example of this was the Young Men's Christian Association. After...
    • Remember When...operas were sung at Schlitz Park?

    • Remember When...operas were sung at Schlitz Park?

    • Schlitz Park (Milwaukee, Wis.); George Washington Carver Park (Milwaukee, Wis.); Lapham Park (Milwaukee, Wis.); Parks -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Theaters -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Eighth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Walnut Street (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • Before public parks became a feature of the community, private parks filled Milwaukeeans' leisure needs. The entire family could walk to one of these beer gardens for a picnic or entertainment in the 1880s and 1890s. The Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co....
    • Remember When...the cornerstone was laid Kenwood Lodge?

    • Remember When...the cornerstone was laid Kenwood Lodge?

    • Hackett Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Freemasons. Kenwood Lodge.; Freemasons -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Clubhouses -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Crowds; Moehle, George

    • The cornerstone laying ceremony for the Masons' new lodge building at 2648 N. Hackett Ave., took place on Wednesday, June 9, 1915. In an unprecedented move, the 700 delegates who were in Milwaukee that week for the 71st Annual Communication of the...
    • Remember When...you, too, could have center stage?

    • Remember When...you, too, could have center stage?

    • Milwaukee Public Library (Milwaukee, Wis.); Library buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Libraries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Auditoriums -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Public libraries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Centennial Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.);...

    • The old Museum and Library lecture hall, on the east side of the Central Library building, was a meeting place for community groups such as the audience attending a homemaking meeting in this 1952 photograph. Thousands of Milwaukeeans will...
    • Remember When...commuter trains were electric?

    • Remember When...commuter trains were electric?

    • Public Service Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company -- Buildings; Street railroads -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Michigan Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Third Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Railroad terminals -- Wisconsin --...

    • The Public Service Building was the hub of much activity during the first half of the 20th century. The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co. built the four-story structure between 2nd and 3rd Sts. facing Sycamore (now W. Michigan) St. as a...
    • Remember When...men's clothing was tailor-made?

    • Remember When...men's clothing was tailor-made?

    • Garens Clothing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.); Clothing trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Tailors -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Garens, George; Garens, George E.; Garens, William; Suits (Clothing); Men's clothing

    • Garens' Clothing Co., located in the 2800 block of W. North Ave. for nearly 50 years, sold "gentlemen's furnishings." George Garens began by riding the streetcar to his customers' homes for their fittings. Then, in 1903, the tailor opened a store...
    • Remember When...baseball fans flocked to Athletic Field?

    • Remember When...baseball fans flocked to Athletic Field?

    • Baseball -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Athletic Field (Milwaukee, Wis.); Borchert Field (Milwaukee, Wis.); Eighth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Chambers Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Baseball fields -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee Brewers (Baseball team...

    • Around the turn of the century, baseball fans turned out in large numbers for the home games at Athletic Field. Later, in 1913 and 1914, the American Association pennant flew at the park as a reminder that the first Milwaukee Brewers were...
    • Remember When...the Glass Block stood on Grand Ave.?

    • Remember When...the Glass Block stood on Grand Ave.?

    • Grand Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Central business districts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Glass Block (Milwaukee, Wis.); Commercial buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Browning King & Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • In the 1920s, Grand Ave. (now Wisconsin Ave.) looked like this west of the Milwaukee River bridge. On the south side of the avenue, the Gimbels building towered over its neighbors, while the Glass Block was across the street to the north. One of...

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