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Description: Interior view of the Milwaukee Auditorium during an event.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.
Date: 1883 before
Description: Engraved letterhead of the firm of Smith, Mendel & Co., a wholesale grocery merchant. William E. Smith was a prominent Milwaukee businessman, partner in th...
Description: Fruit boat building, located at East Seeboth Street at South First Street.
Description: Building for a new “supermarket” food and household necessities store, under construction on the outskirts of the Milwaukee area. In the background is a ba...
Description: Rocks placed to control the flow of Dale Creek. A house is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in ear...
Description: Two boys attempting to climb a wall on the facade of a building near a window.
Description: Children standing in line, boarding an International D-300 bus near what appears to be a school building. This bus was equipped with 165" Hicks body.
Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...
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: 1915 ca.
Description: A tea shop and a women's apparel shop, located at 236 Prospect Avenue. The building has a corner turret, a front porch, and vines growing up the sides.
Date: date unknown
Description: East Water Street looking North from Huron Street. Advertisement over street for Goldsmith Carpets. Women crossing the street.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.
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.
Description: F.N. Finney's residence, 34 Prospect Avenue.
Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.
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...
Description: Women from Pittsburgh AFL Retail Clerks' Union Local 1365 picket at the Milwaukee store.
Date: 1913-10-23 ca.
Description: Looking north on the Milwaukee River from approximately E. St. Paul Avenue (Clybourn Street bridge in the foreground). This features an elevated view of th...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.
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