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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.

Date: 1894 after

Description: Also the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building. Large building on the corner of National Avenue, with a sign for the National Exchange Bank p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street parade led by four men on horses with a marching band following. A crowd is gathered to watch the parade. People are sitting on benches in a park on...


Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from W. North Avenue. Bauch goods and other unidentified businesses visible on 3rd Street. There are automobiles and streetc...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Alhambra Theater at night.

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: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of banner in the bleachers shows support for Braves outfielder Rico Carty for National League Rookie of the Year. A freight train, the Mitche...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A road crew repairs a street.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of school-age children with a several adults sitting outdoors with band instruments at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1950-05 

Description: A commuter train of the Milwaukee, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad, with the tower of Milwaukee's Union Station in the background. The Milwaukee, North Sh...

Date: 1888 ca.

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

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

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...

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934) stand together looking out a window. She is wearing a white satin princess-style gown with...


Wells Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...

Date: 1966 

Description: Lloyd Barbee and others gathered in front of the Milwaukee County Courthouse for a rally addressing Civil Rights, education, housing, and police brutality....

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A unidentified woman is standing on a stairway outside a doorway with two young girls, identified as Donna Taylor on the right, and Ellen Taylor on the lef...

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