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Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View from inside arch of building looking out to City Hall. A street is visible below, with a parking lot full of cars, and several other buildings.

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1935 before

Description: Elevated view of front of City Hall. Several buildings and streets surround City Hall, with cars on all the roads. Snow is on top of the buildings and the...

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Description: Elevated view of industrial area. The building in the foreground says "Machine Shop" on it roof. People can be seen working in a large open area, and in th...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Merrill Hall; front walk at entrance. A horse and carriage are parked at the entrance. Vines are growing up the side of the building on the right.

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Fire fighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date: 1901 

Description: Elevated view of scene at the corner of Grand (Avenue?) and West Water Street, now Plankinton and Wisconsin Avenues. Several streetcars are in the streets...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Merrill Hall. Main entrance is visible through trees, and three women are walking down the road towards the building.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view of people crowding around booths at a Civilian Defense Rally, "Poker Dart, Holy Name Society," "Meat mart, American Legion," "[obscured]Jap!...

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Description: Letterhead of the Badger State Tobacco Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the building, men working on boats moored near the water...

Drawing

Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS. An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...

Print

City Hall

Date: 1895 

Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.

Photograph

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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Description: Looking west on W. Wells Street from N. 16th Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street and a large billboard advertising in the left fore...

Photograph

Miller Hall

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Description: Miller Hall, a saloon recreation center in Milwaukee. In windows below the main entrance to the right are three signs advertising Palm Gardens. Another sig...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across the Milwaukee River, showing advertisements for the Riverside Printing House, Book and Job Printing, Spring Street Lager Beer Hall, and Hood an...

Date: 1916 before

Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of building. Caption below gives the name of the building and the line "Totally Destroyed by Fire June 4 '05." A group of people stand outside th...

Photograph

Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: Taylor barn being moved. A tractor and a truck are pulling the barn, which is on a platform, through the snow. A smaller barn is on the left. On the rig...

Date: 1969 

Description: A sign on the roof of a car that says, "Grapes = Poverty" supporting the United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO grape boycott. The car is parked on a street in f...

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