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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: 1937-03-27 

Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.


Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: To the right in the foreground is the Pfister Hotel, center is the Wells Building, and the tower in the background is the Pabst Building. Taken from the Po...


Ships in Canal

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Canal with several ships, mostly small steam-engine cargo ships.

Date: 1925-10-31 

Description: View of dirt road running through homes and trees in a neighborhood. An automobile is parked in the foreground, at the end of the road. Text at foot of pho...

Date: 1967-01-17 

Description: Charles Richter (foreground) works on an engine as William Pritzl (left, background) and Timothy Hendricks work on a chassis in a high school vocational ca...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman adjusts her motorcycle in the middle of a street. A motorcycle is parked next to her.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, Lake Michigan and one mile concentric circles...


View of 70th Street

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: View down dirt road running through trees. On the far right obscured by trees is a building, perhaps a garage or dwelling. Text at foot of photograph reads...

Date: 1966-10-10 

Description: Four auto club members work on a 1932 Ford Coupe. Rick Burkee (right, foreground) and Robin Friberg work on engine parts as Greg Beaster polishes the car h...


South Shore Beach

Date: 1921-07-31 ca.

Description: Crowds of individuals along South Shore Beach in the Bay View neighborhood. Some individuals are swimming while others are sitting on the grass and sand....

Date: 1914-11-09 ca.

Description: Northeast corner of N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue, showing Baldauf Drug Company. There is a horse-drawn vehicle parked on the side of the street in fr...

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Milwaukee County Stadium on the day of the first game of the 1958 World Series, between the Milwaukee Braves and the New York Yankees. Fire fighters and po...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of library building, with a portion of the dome visible on the roof, from across the street behind a median strip planted with bushes.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue, looking east from Court of Honor.


"Blitzen Benz"

Date: 1911 

Description: Several men are standing around a white car, with one leaning on the back end. A panel near the front of the car is open, exposing part of the engine. A Eu...


Railroad Tracks

Date: 1965 ca.

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

Date: 1911-04-20 

Description: Men clearing groudn at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory for the addition of a six-story machine shop.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Passers-by help move a disabled vehicle after an automobile accident on Wisconsin Avenue.


Pabst Brewery

Date: 1935 after

Description: The road in front is lined with cars, including a fuel truck. In the foreground is a parking lot with two cars. The large brewery building has a chimney...

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