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Date: 1884 after
Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...
Description: In Washington park, Washington Park library in the background. Nighttime view, with snow falling. The statue of Frederick Von Steuben on horseback preside...
Date: date unknown
Description: A road crew repairs a street.
Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...
Description: Man unloading boxes of "Baby Ruth" and "Butterfinger" candy bars from an International D-2 truck outside the Monona Club. The truck was owned by the Suprem...
Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee River from Walker's Point Bridge.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Streetcars are lined up in front of the buildings on the right. On the left people are walking down the sidewalk. A poster hangs from the front of the trol...
Date: 1910 before
Description: A large crowd is gathered along a sidewalk, spilling onto the road, in front of the station.
Description: East Water Street looking North from Huron Street. Advertisement over street for Goldsmith Carpets. Women crossing the street.
Description: A group of men are gathered around a stagecoach which is mounted on a platform in a yard. Some men are sitting inside, while others are standing around in...
Date: 1905 after
Description: View of the street and construction site outside of the Plankinton House hotel and various storefronts. Horse-drawn carriages, pedestrians, and constructi...
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: Snow covers a streetcar and pedestrians walk through a snow-covered street.
Description: The operators of the mobile unit of WMVS-TV, a community station out of Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools, film an interview with Roy Rogers and Dale...
Description: Side view of a woman pulling a little boy in a decorated coaster wagon in a Fourth of July parade. The boy is holding a bottle of milk with white streamers...
Description: Village Hall in the distance, as seen down Broad Street. There is an automobile parked on the left and on the right, a sign reads "Caution Speed 20 Mile Pe...
Description: Looking southeast from N. 36th Street and W. Fond du Lac Avenue, Six Point beer garden and bottle house are visible on the right side of the street. Captio...
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Pabst Theater from across the street.
Date: 1890 before
Description: Stereograph; caption on the image is incorrect as to the street locations. Actually located at the intersection of North Water Street and East Wisconsin A...
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