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Photograph

Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Date: 1946-08 

Description: Members of the Farm Equipment Workers Union hand out leaflets at the International Harvester Co. plant during the Union's convention. A small crowd of peop...

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: 1939-05-16 

Description: Fuel station attendant pumping gas from an International DR-60 Mobiloil fuel truck at Wadhams Oil Company. The gas station is built in a Chinese-style arch...

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View of a statue in Juneau Park, created by American sculptor Anne Whitney in 1887. The statue is a replica of the original which resides in Boston, Massac...

Photograph

Milwaukee College

Date: 1910 before

Description: The central gothic structure was built around 1852 for the Milwaukee Female College and the wings were added at a later time. Later this building was used...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: The postcard caption is in error in its reference to Lake Park, which is distantly located from this street. Possibly Highland Park was intended. A secon...

Photograph

Thorsen Residence

Date: 1904 

Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of A.O. Smith Laboratories. Architects were Holabird and Root.

Photograph

Railroad Tracks

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Elevated view over railroad yards from the 27th Street viaduct.

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Description: Well-dressed pedestrians walking on a downtown Milwaukee Street.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Amusement Park Ride

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A teenage boy caught looking directly at the photographer while riding an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition midway in the early ev...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: N. Water Street between E. St. Paul and E. Buffalo Streets.

Date: 1912-11-17 ca.

Description: Menomonee Valley railroad yard looking northeast to 6th Street viaduct. The George Schulz box factory was on N. 5th Street and W. Clybourn Street.

Postcard

Town Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.

Date: 1915-07-24 ca.

Description: Storefront of the Philip Gross Hardware Company on the east side of N. Third Street, north of W. Wells Street. Grassler and Gezelschap is next door on the...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Railroad bridge over river and buildings at night. In the distance is a building with a clock tower.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."

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