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Photograph

Kremer's Homestead

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of Kremer's Homestead.

Postcard

Lake Park

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A dirt drive in the park, in between some hills, with a bridge leading to a building on the right. Next to the path are a stack of pipes, and remnants of...

Date: 1909 

Description: A lighthouse is in the background, as well as several other buildings in the distance. The bridge is flanked by stone lions on each corner.

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Description: Webster Woodmansee's Rolls Royce Silver Ghost in Lake Park. He collected vintage cars and was the owner and publisher of the Daily Reporter, the sta...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from across street of the Midsummer Festival Monument in the Court of Honor on the median of Grand Avenue. An electric street car is visible in the ba...

Date: 1930 before

Description: The Conservatory is in the background with a pond in the middle of the garden.

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: The Wisconsin Worker's Alliance May Day parade float. The float has three workers on it with tools and signs read "Roosevelt's Recovery Program: Never More...

Photograph

Jones Island

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Jones Island fishing community in Milwaukee Harbor. Several shacks are visible as well as many fishing nets on net rollers. Ice on the wat...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: View from sidewalk of horse-drawn wagon on a tree-lined city street in a United Public Workers parade/demonstration. The wagon has a number of boys in it w...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across Grand Avenue of the Milwaukee Public Library. To the left, the base of the Midsummer Festival Monument can be seen, and the George Washington m...

Postcard

Railway Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Depot, with train shed and clock tower. In the foreground is a landscaped area with flowers. In the background is Lake Mich...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Syl and aunt Helen in a rowboat on the Milwaukee River at Gordon Park. In the background a large bridge crosses the river. On the right the banks of the ri...

Photograph

Sulky Race Track

Date: 1905 after

Description: Elevated view of a horse racing track and spectators. Sulkies, which are two-wheeled, one-person carriages drawn by a single horse, are racing. The race...

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...

Photograph

Cottage Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a two-story building with a roof that slopes down to one story in the back. Two men are on the porch talking, a third is coming off a boat from...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Journal Tour Club, a national automobile club, with a three-quarter view of the company building surrounded by scenes of a hote...

Photograph

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Wooded drive with fall colors.

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Description: Two boys sitting on the railroad tracks under a train. The boy on the left is looking back over his shoulder and is wearing a straw hat with a small Americ...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Fountain in front of the conservatory, separated by paths and shrubbery. Several pedestrians are near the fountain.

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