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    • Des Peres, 1920

    • Yearbooks
    • The 1920 Des Peres yearbook compiled and published by the students of St. Norbert College, contains a record of activities of the scholastic year 1919-1920 at St. Norbert College.
    • Remember When...'Remember when' began?

    • Courthouses -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Public buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Cathedral Square (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee County Courthouse.
    • The promotional advertisement that ran in The Milwaukee Journal on Nov. 12, 1963 - the day before the first appearance of the Green Sheet's "Remember when" feature, which pictured (above) the old Milwaukee courthouse - suggested that the series...
    • Remember When...Burghardt's was a book store?

    • Burghardt, Charles A.; Burghardt Sporting Goods (Milwaukee, Wis.); C. A. Burghardt Books and Stationery; Water Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Bookstores -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • The Burghardt Sporting Goods company got its start in business as a bookstore more than 100 years ago. Milwaukee in the 1880s was very German in influence, and German newspapers and books were sold along with books and magazines in English. This...
    • Remember When...64th St. and Mill Rd. was farmland?

    • Sixty-fourth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Mill Road (Milwaukee, Wis.); Granville (Wis.); Architecture, Domestic -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Schmidt, John; Schmidt, Lizzie; Schmidt, Arthur; Schmidt, George
    • At the turn of the century, John Schmidt and his wife (both seated) owned land in what was then Granville…now a part of the city of Milwaukee. They posed for this picture of their home with their sons George (left) and Arthur, and the family...
    • Remember When...St. Luke's Hospital was on Madison St.?

    • St. Luke's Hospital (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hospitals -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Madison Street (Milwaukee, Wis.)
    • "That small but competent hospital" is how a "Remember When" reader described the original St. Luke's Hospital, where his daughter was born in the spring of 1939. Many Milwaukeeans will remember the 89-bed, brick hospital that opened its doors...
    • Remember When...The Lakeside Power Plant was a utility pioneer?

    • Wisconsin Electric Power Company; Lake Drive (St. Francis, Wis.); Wisconsin Electric Power Co. Lakeside Power Plant (St. Francis, Wis.); Power plants -- Wisconsin -- St. Francis
    • A 62-year-old "employe" of the Wisconsin Electric Power Co. will be retired this fall when the Lakeside Power Plant in St. Francis shuts down for good. But there will be a retirement party first, in the form of an open house Sunday, June 26, at...
    • 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...Milwaukee was stopped cold by the blizzard of '47?

    • Blizzards -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Winter -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Snow -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Weather -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Twenty-Seventh Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Brown Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Electric railroads -- Cars --...
    • The blizzard of Jan. 29-30, 1947, probably was the most memorable ever to hit Milwaukee. Fighting it proved almost impossible, so the city mainly just waited it out. People soon demonstrated their resourcefulness and flexibility, sleeping on...
    • Remember When...Upper 3rd St. was a thriving shopping area?

    • Shopping districts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Third Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive (Milwaukee, Wis.); Bitker family; Bitker, Pierce; Bitker, Thelma; Clothing trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Stores, Retail -- Wisconsin...
    • For many years, one of Milwaukee's busiest shopping areas ran along N. 3rd St. for several blocks on either side of North Ave. Stores like Rosenberg's, Grants and Schusters could be found there. After World War II, Mayor John Bohn urged that...
    • 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...the Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Hospital was new?

    • Sacred Heart Sanitarium (Milwaukee, Wis.); Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Hospital (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hospitals -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Layton Boulevard (Milwaukee, Wis.); Sanatoriums -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; School Sisters of St. Francis...
    • The Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Hospital at 1545 S. Layton Blvd. recently marked its 100th birthday. The building was opened on Dec. 23, 1893, and the picture above probably was taken not long after that. The hospital was the dream of Mother...
    • Tychoberahn 1914

    • Yearbooks; High schools
    • Madison Central High School yearbook, 1914. Topics include faculty, class information, students and social news. Athletics include baseball, basketball, football and track. Student clubs and activities include Alphian Society, Art Club, Chorus,...
    • Tychoberahn 1933

    • Yearbooks; High schools
    • Madison Central High School yearbook, 1933. Topics include faculty, class information, students, sports and social news. Athletics include basketball, football, track, basketball. Student clubs and activities include Band, Chorus and Orchestra.
    • Tychoberahn 1939

    • Yearbooks; High schools
    • Madison Central High School yearbook, 1939. Topics include faculty, class information, students, sports and social news. Athletics include basketball, football, golf and track. Student clubs and activities include Art Club, Band, Choir, French...

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