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    • Remember When...Milwaukee had a 'Newspaper Row'?

    • Remember When...Milwaukee had a 'Newspaper Row'?

    • Milwaukee Journal; Newspaper publishing -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Newspaper buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Horse drawn vehicles; Mason Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Broadway Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee Press Club; Streets -- Wisconsin --...

    • During the latter part of the 19th century this scene, looking west from what is now, E. Mason st. and N. Broadway, was part of what was known as " Milwaukee's Newspaper Row." On the corner was Adam Roth's Quiet House saloon. The third floor of...
    • Remember When...the Evening Wisconsin was published?

    • Remember When...the Evening Wisconsin was published?

    • Michigan Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Evening Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Wisconsin News, Milwaukee; Newspaper publishing -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Newspaper buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • This red brick building on the northeast corner of E. Michigan and N. Milwaukee Sts. once housed the offices of the Evening Wisconsin, a daily newspaper that had begun publication in 1847. Its first editor, William Cramer, was blind and almost...
    • Remember When...the Milwaukee Leader was published?

    • Remember When...the Milwaukee Leader was published?

    • Newspaper publishing -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Socialism -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee -- Newspapers; Newspaper buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Trucks; Milwaukee leader.

    • The Milwaukee Leader, a Socialist newspaper, didn't even waste the exterior of its delivery truck as a billboard for presenting the Socialist Party's message and urging people to join the party. This picture, believed to have been taken around...
    • 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...Milwaukee celebrated Milwaukee at a carnival?

    • Remember When...Milwaukee celebrated Milwaukee at a carnival?

    • First Wisconsin National Bank; Water Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee Carnival; Parades -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Bank buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Horse-drawn vehicles; Bicycles; Pabst Brewing...

    • This picture was taken of the flag bedecked Wisconsin National Bank, on the northwest corner of what is now N. Water St. and E. Wisconsin Ave., during the second Milwaukee Carnival in 1899. The first one had been held the year before to celebrate...
    • Remember When...another circus parade dazzled downtown?

    • Remember When...another circus parade dazzled downtown?

    • Barnum and Bailey; Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows; Parades -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Third Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Horse-drawn vehicles; James Morgan Dry Goods

    • The last horse drawn wagon of Barnum's circus parade is just visible at the lower left, crossing 3rd St. and Grand Ave., now 3rd and Wisconsin, in front of James Morgan's Dry Goods House, whose sign advertises another location on E. Water St. And,...
    • 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...hankies sold for 5 cents?

    • Remember When...hankies sold for 5 cents?

    • Gimbel Brothers; Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Central business districts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Department stores -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Advertising, Outdoor

    • Gimbels Brothers store has long been a downtown fixture, and over the years such department store merchandise has reflected the fashions, needs, customs - and prices - of the time. This picture was taken in the 1890s when the store still used an...
    • 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...the City Hall cornerstone was laid?

    • Remember When...the City Hall cornerstone was laid?

    • City Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.); Public buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; City halls -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Municipal buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brown, Thomas H.; Mayors -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Crowds -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • "With all the massive dignity, which makes granite the symbol of strength, the cornerstone of the new City Hall rests in its place of honor in the southeastern pier of that building." So read one newspaper account of the ceremony on Feb. 24,...
    • 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...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...Campanelli's was on Brady?

    • Remember When...Campanelli's was on Brady?

    • Grocery trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brady Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Campanelli, Tony; Campanelli, Antonietta

    • Tony Campanelli ran his market at 232 (later 811 E.) Brady St. from 1920 to 1946. From then until 1972, the family store was at 1699 N. Astor St. Campanelli's sold all manner of grocery products, especially imported foods, such as olives and...
    • Remember When...sidewalks were made of wood?

    • Remember When...sidewalks were made of wood?

    • Third Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Schultz, Ida Sandlers; Schultz, Elizabeth Sandlers; Schultz, Lydia; Arnold, Lydia; Fred Schultz; Meat industry and trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Sidewalks -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • This foursome - posed in front of the family store and residence at 769 3rd St. (later 2213 N. 3rd St.) - looked a little resigned about being photographed, especially with work aprons covering their long skirts. The lady on the far right, it was...
    • Remember When...The Journal was three cents a copy?

    • Remember When...The Journal was three cents a copy?

    • Kline, Marshall; Kline, Norman; Twenty Third Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Clybourn Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wagons; Architecture, Domestic -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Paperboys -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee journal.

    • Newspaper carriers have always needed an efficient way to haul their papers - bags and bicycles, friends and parents have all helped. Here Marshall Kline (right) an "off duty" paper boy used his Milwaukee Journal delivery wagon to give his...
    • Remember When...WTVW-TV signed on the air?

    • Remember When...WTVW-TV signed on the air?

    • WTVW-TV (Milwaukee, Wis.); WISN-TV (Milwaukee, Wis.); Thirteenth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Villard Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Television stations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Television -- Transmitters and transmission; Automobiles; Tents

    • It may not look like much, but this was the beginning of television in Milwaukee for station WTVW - which went on to become WISN-TV, Channel 12 - on Oct. 27, 1954. The station had a temporary 300 foot tower and a 10,000 watt RCA transmitter in a...
    • Remember When...Hartman's burned?

    • Remember When...Hartman's burned?

    • Hartman's Furniture and Carpet Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.) -- Fires, 1926; Fires -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.) Fire Dept.; Milwaukee River (Wis.); Fireboats -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • The building that contained Hartman's Furniture and Carpet Co. was destroyed by fire on June 15, 1926. Eleven engine companies, five ladder companies, two fireboats - MFD 15 is shown here - with a manpower total of about 150 battled the blaze. ...
    • Remember When...Chapman's was rebuilt after a fire?

    • Remember When...Chapman's was rebuilt after a fire?

    • T. A. Chapman (Firm); Department stores -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Fires -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Construction and demolition debris -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • This photograph shows the beginning of work to rebuild the T.A. Chapman department store after it was almost totally destroyed by fire on Oct. 23, 1884. A newspaper account of the blaze reported: "The fire seemed to leap the entire length of the...
    • Remember When...jitneys for hire greeted visitors to Milwaukee?

    • Remember When...jitneys for hire greeted visitors to Milwaukee?

    • Michigan Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Third Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); 4th Ward Square (Milwaukee, Wis.); Pere Marquette Park (Milwaukee, Wis.); Zeidler Park (Milwaukee, Wis.); Zeidler Union Square (Milwaukee, Wis.); Buses -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • When interurban passengers arrived at the Public Service Building at N. 3rd and W. Michigan Sts. in about 1910, this was the view of Milwaukee that greeted them. After leaving the electric train terminal, newcomers might hire one of the jitneys...
    • Remember When...Milwaukee had confectioneries?

    • Remember When...Milwaukee had confectioneries?

    • Confectionery -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Jefferson Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Newspaper vendors -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Scales (Weighing instruments); Smith, Jabez M.

    • Copies of Everybody's Magazine covered the front of the confectionery of Jabez M. Smith, one of 17 newsdealers listed in the 1908 city directory. Smith also advertised the Evening Wisconsin and displayed the "summer porch volume" of the Ladies'...

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