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Downtown River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Panoramic view of the Milwaukee Theater from across the street, which hosted the Republican presidential debates.

Date: 1972 

Description: Green Hall from the northeast. North end of Johnson Hall is at left foreground. Observatory tower and roof details of Merrill Hall in center background.

Date: 1957 

Description: Unidentified industrial district with smoke billowing from many smokestacks.

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Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. The Alhambra Theatre is on the left. Pedestrians are on the streets and sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are on...

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.

Date:  ca.

Description: Group portrait of neighborhood children and adults gathered on a street in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point that is being re-paved. Many...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Looking southeast from Clybourn and Fifteenth Streets. An open dirt area is in the foreground, with lumber lying near water on the left, and industrial bui...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company branch house building.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Part of a United Public Workers parade/demonstration on a downtown city street. A horse-drawn wagon carries some participants. Parade signs read "No Swivel...

Date:  

Description: The exterior of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger storefront from across a street. The text in the windows reads "Panyard Machinery & Pattern Works," "Mfrs...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company grain elevator at the Milwaukee harbor, with a sailing ship anchored nearby.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Slightly elevated view of two reporters, Veronica Macias from TMJ4, and a man from WFRV-TV Local 5, who are standing on grass behind metal fence barricades...

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Court House Square

Date: 1889 

Description: Fountain in center, with trees along the border of the small square. A man sits on a bench and children are on the left. The courthouse is visible in the b...

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Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.

Date: 1940 before

Description: Station Tower is left of center, with open garage to its right, and more of the building to the left.

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Storefronts on Road

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from dirt road, with buildings grouped on the left, with mailboxes, trees and a fence lining the road on the right. Horse-drawn carts are on the road,...

Photograph

Wells Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...

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German Market

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

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Summerfest

Date: 1982 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of a large crowd of music fans gathered at Summerfest, looking northeast toward the current site of Discovery World. Sailboats are on Lake...

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