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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.
Date: date unknown
Description: A road crew repairs a street.
Date: 1913-08-23 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking east from W. Wells street across the Milwaukee River. The E. Wells power plant (with arrow), Pabst Theater, and City Hall are on the...
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...
Description: Formally a Universalist Church (under Rev. Augusta Chapin), then a Baptist church, later a club house and eventually a dance hall. Photograph taken after...
Date: 1947 ca.
Description: City Hall near the Milwaukee River.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Street cleaner cleaning a street. A man and boy stand on the opposite sidewalk watching. Another street cleaner is on the left. Perhaps in Milwaukee.
Description: Side view of a car parked at curb decorated to participate in the May Day parade. The car has two large megaphones mounted on top and a banner that reads,...
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: A Milwaukee billboard advertising a lecture by Earl Browder, general secretary of the Communist Party-USA. The sign reads "Win the War Rally! Earl Browder,...
Description: Looking down Wells Street from the first Wisconsin National Bank Building. Commerce office on lower left.
Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.
Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...
Date: 1940 before
Description: Exterior of building from shoreline looking out to Lake Michigan. Along the pier are numerous docked boats and sailboats moored in water. On the left autom...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Two women sit in the cab of an International model "G" truck parked next to a curb. The bed of the truck holds baskets, and a shovel. Written on the side...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. This is the main headquarters of the Masons in Milwaukee, at 705 E. Wells...
Description: View of building under construction from a boat on the river.
Date: 1914-06-08 ca.
Description: The Southwest corner of North 2nd Street and West Wisconsin Avenue, with Stumpf and Langhoff clothing building on the left and Majestic Building on the rig...
Description: Letterhead of Patek Brothers, Inc., of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a paint company, with a halftone image of a hand dipping a brush into a can of Patek paint, el...
Date: 1914-03-03 ca.
Description: Looking east on W. Wisconsin Avenue from approximately N. 4th Street with the Wisconsin Hotel on the left and the Majestic building on the right with a Gim...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...
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