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Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz H√∂lzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...

Date: 1914 after

Description: View across water of a motorboat with four men going upstream. There is a bicycle in the motorboat. The shoreline in the background has industrial building...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.


I Like Ike

Date: 1956-11-10 

Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereograph. Looking northwest. Designed by Edward Townsend Mix, the building is said to be Wisconsin's premier example of the Victorian Gothic style of ar...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across water of sailboats in Milwaukee Bay. One of the boats, The Kim, has Syl on board. In the background are industrial buildings, one of whi...


Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A road crew repairs a street.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Men walking across a bridge over railroad tracks.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.


Description: The southeast corner of the Friend Brothers Clothing Company at N. Broadway and E. Michigan Street.


Description: Three men in a horse-drawn fire engine races down a downtown street.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...

Date: 1935 after

Description: Corner of Wells and Water Streets. A large blank billboard is on the side of the theatre. Across the road on the left is a sign for Blatz beer. A car wash...


Roosevelt Parade

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A group of men are sitting in a car among a crowd of people. Standing on the right are two photographers. Theodore Roosevelt is in the backseat of the car,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a snowy street. Men and women, one with a baby, are bundled up against the snowy winter weather, and are lining both sides of the street. Carriag...


Man in Snowstorm

Date:  date unknown

Description: From a doorway framing the image, a man can be seen waving while standing in a yard during a snowstorm. Behind him an automobile is parked in a garage.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.

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