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Axtell House

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four people posing in front of a storefront with an advertisement for Schreier beer. A woman in the group is holding two flags. There is a motorcycle on t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder car driving onto a bridge.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Fair employees use a crane to position a version of the Forward statue that was the symbol of the 1948 Wisconsin Centennial Exposition and State Fair.

Date: 1935 after

Description: Corner of Wells and Water Streets. A large blank billboard is on the side of the theatre. Across the road on the left is a sign for Blatz beer. A car wash...

Date: 1926-01-20 ca.

Description: A parked tow truck of the Schlei-Nelson Company of 3026 North Avenue.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Colored print of the river. Bridge is raised as a steamboat passes through. River is bordered by buildings with a clock tower in the background.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View of the Grand Avenue viaduct and surrounding establishments. A line of automobiles are parked outside a tavern under the viaduct.

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...

Photograph

Freighter on River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rear view of the freighter "James Laughlin, Duluth". On the right is a sand dredge.

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1930 

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...

Postcard

Globe Hotel

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Street and Cass Street. Hotel has several floors, awnings on all the windows on one side, and a corner turret.

Date: 1935 after

Description: Down the road and across the bridge from the theatre. Iron work on the bridge obstructs the view of the theatre. Cars are crossing the bridge, and pedestri...

Photograph

Miller Hall

Date:  

Description: Miller Hall, a saloon recreation center in Milwaukee. In windows below the main entrance to the right are three signs advertising Palm Gardens. Another sig...

Photograph

International Truck

Date: 1933-11-13 

Description: International delivery truck operated by A. Gettelman (brewery) of Milwaukee. A man in work clothes is standing near the side of the truck near an open doo...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. A streetcar and a horse-drawn wagon can be seen among monuments.

Photograph

Juneau Avenue

Date:  

Description: W. Juneau Avenue commercial district looking east from N. 7th Street. A dog is crossing the street in the foreground, and pedestrians, and horse-drawn vehi...

Date:  

Description: The airfield of the Hamilton Aero Manufacturing Company which became the site of Milwaukee County Airport in 1926. It was established by Thomas Hamilton, a...

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