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Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Street view; City Hall is in background. Taken on the edge of a street with horse-drawn carriages, and buildings lining the street, and a man wearing a ha...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Front of City Hall, taken from a rooftop. Streets, cars, statue and fountain are visible. Sign on Hall says "Welcome."

Date: 1906 before

Description: A large tree stands in the street at the corner, with signs attached to it. Behind the tree is a cigar store with a large billboard for a furniture store a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored view from the water. Buildings are in the background, a boat and bridge are in the center. A small boat with people in it are in the foregroun...

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

Photograph

Downtown River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.

Photograph

Axtell House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Axtell House, located at Walker's point on the corner of S. Water and Ferry Streets. There are pedestrians on the bridge over the river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Shops contained on first floor of a Victorian structure, one of which belongs to a woman named Mary. Standing in front are her husband and two sons. Furthe...

Date:  

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: 1938-05-01 

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,...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. The Alhambra Theatre is on the left. Pedestrians are on the streets and sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are on...

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Description: Looking northeast from the roof of the Wells Building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Milwaukee Street. St. John's Cathedral is in the center of the photogra...

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking west from the Post Office. Some text also written in German. Identifies in pencil writing the location of the Pfister Hotel, the W...

Photograph

Milwaukee Trolley

Date:  

Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...

Postcard

Schlitz Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hotel on corner. Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Southside Brewery, formerly the Melm's Brewery. On print title is "Brasserie Succursale Au Sud De La Ville" and "Sied Seite Brauerei". A bridge, a boat, a...

Photograph

Dining Tent

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Trinity M.E. Church Dining Hall set in a tent in a field near other tents. Two banners advertise the dining hall, and a chalkboard on the right lists...

Date: 1925-09-15 ca.

Description: Automobile parked in front of large elm tree at the corner of N. 3rd and W. Center Streets.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: 1100 block of South Sixteenth Street with storefronts and automobile traffic. Cable car tracks run down the middle of the street.

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of crowd of people outside of the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fair grounds.

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