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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Small sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor with buildings on the far shoreline in the background. There is a large sign on a roof that readsin part: "L.J. Petit.....

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Melm's Brewery

Date: 1870 before

Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...

Date: 1883 

Description: Horse pulling a wagon in front of the telephone building. There are many telephone poles and wires along the street.

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Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

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City Hall Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...

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Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Chamber of Commerce at Broad and Michigan Streets. The building is the center of the image, with a telephone pole to the right, a larg...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Boats used for fighting fires are docked near a walkway. On the left the walkway is full of men, some gathered near the boats. A fire hose is stretched out...

Date: 1876 before

Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Building also housed the Custom House. Corner of Milwaukee and Wisconisn Streets.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Section of the factory at a crossroads with road construction workers outside. Name of company visible on building.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the imag...

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Water Street

Date: 1867 

Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.

Date: 1880 

Description: Map created from original drawing and surveys taken by Silas Chapman. Bottom right corner features a reference key. There is a street guide on the left sid...

Date: 1888 ca.

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Special open streetcar called the MARGUERITE, with elaborate lighting, decorations, movable chairs and other features.

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Cass Street

Date: 1888 

Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...

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St. James Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph. On Spring Street. Front of church along the road, with trees on each side.

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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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City Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...

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Water Street

Date: 1880 

Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.

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