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Photograph

Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and shows marshlands, rivers, creeks, a quarry, and a few roads.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The intersection of Port Washington Road and Silver Spring Drive near Milwaukee. Even if one did not know that this was the intersection of a major north-s...

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This basic reference map of the state shows natural features, railroads, county seats, and political boundaries against the G.L.O. township and range grid....

Date: 1914-02-27 ca.

Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...

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Description: A group of boys gathered around a telephone pole on a street corner, captioned: "Inquisitiveness: Getting an Electric Shock." A boy on the left has some ki...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.

Date: 1938 

Description: Children standing in line, boarding an International D-300 bus near what appears to be a school buiding. This bus was equipped with 165" Hicks body.

Photograph

Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view down Wisconsin Avenue looking west, with the RKO Riverside Theatre on the right, and a large Christmas sign on the corner of a building on th...

Date: 1936 

Description: Color coded map in pink, yellow, blue, and brown of Milwaukee County State and County trunk highways. The map includes a legend of symbols: "STEAM RAIL ROA...

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: 1848 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...

Photograph

City Street

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Description: View of an urban street with pedestrians, cable cars, and horse-drawn vehicles. The city could possibly be Milwaukee, on the left there is a Schlitz Milwau...

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Description: Elevated view down Broadway from Mason Street showing buildings, horse-drawn vehicles, and power lines.

Date: 1936 

Description: Man getting out of an Internatioal M-3 truck owned by the Golden Guernsey Dairy. The truck is parked on a residential street, and the driver is carrying a...

Photograph

Motorcycle Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nine men are lined up along a road on their motorcycles. Men and boys are on the sidewalk behind them, wtih advertisements filling the wall behind the gro...

Photograph

Crystal Theater

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The Crystal Theater at N. 2nd Street between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street.

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Description: A large line of motorcycles are parked along the road. Many people are standing by the bikes.

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Description: Exterior of one of Milwaukee's largest dance halls, with a sign on the front reading: "Dreamland." There are other buildings along the street and people wa...

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