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Photograph

Sulky Driver

Date:  date unknown

Description: A racer poses on the track with his horse and carriage. The horse appears to be wearing blinders. The man is wearing a coat and hat, and is holding a whip.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men, women, and children sitting and walking on the shore of a lake, possibly Lake Michigan, near a partially constructed pier.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a streetcar viaduct on the Waukesha Interurban Line, near Milwaukee.

Date: 1906 

Description: Five railroad employees pose on Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine no. 1223 at the Chestnut Street yard. Left to right are yardman Jack Meyer, ya...

Date: 1914-07-17 ca.

Description: Menominee River coal yards, west from the 16th Street viaduct. There is a cargo ship called the "John B. Cowle" in the harbor between two coal yards. Worke...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of hotel at a street corner. The Majestic is the tallest building in the image. Signs designate two of the buildings, with a smaller buildin...

Date: 1953-09-20 

Description: A posed photograph taken for the Milwaukee & Suburban Transport Corp. to mark the substitution of buses for streetcars on the West Burnham St. line.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of fourteen-story theatre building, with two red buildings on either side of it. On the street are people, horses, carriages, and trolleys. T...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home, 1130 Grand Avenue. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lion House" a...

Date: 1942-09-19 

Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise secret visit to Milwaukee for a tour...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Storefronts of East Water Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: E. Water and Wisconsin Streets, northwest corner, also called the Ludington Block. John Black's building to extreme right and the Sentinel office between.

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Police pushing a group of strikers in front of the factory gate at the Allis-Chalmers strike. On the far right is a man holding a press camera.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street and sidewalk outside of the Wisconsin National Bank. Men, women, and children walk on sidewalks and cross in front of streetcars. Horse-drawn carr...

Photograph

Flour Mill Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire at the elevator of the Atlas Flour Mill. Two men are working a water hose tower in the center, and fire fighters are aiming jets of water at the buil...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of fourteen-story theatre at an angle from across the street. Several other buildings can be seen, as well as a road with pedestrians and ho...

Date:  

Description: Looking southeast on Winnebago Street, and east on W. Vilet Street from N. 11th Street. Stumpf and Langhoff Co. clothing store from the corner of Winnebago...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

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