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Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereoview looking over the city of Milwaukee. In the background is a church, and factory buildings with smoke flowing out of the chimneys.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The dome on top of the building is visible. A monument is in a grassy median in the road between the building and the foreground.

Date: 1902-05-11 ca.

Description: Looking up the Milwaukee River to the Humboldt Avenue bridge with the North Avenue dam in the background.

Photograph

White Tower

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the White Tower hamburger restaurant, with "1502" posted on the door. The White Tower restaurants were founded by John and Thomas Saxe in...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: Looking west from Washington Monument. Monument is on the right, with the view down the street on the left. A church, two other monuments, and several ot...

Date: 1898 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the building. Image has several cars and two people in front.

Date: 1951 before

Description: Elevated view from the First Wisconsin National Bank Building, down Wells Street toward the Milwaukee County Court House. Commerce office on lower left.

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior of the school with a man standing on the sidewalk in front of the three-story building spraying the lawn with a hose. A group of people are in fr...

Date: 1902-06-08 ca.

Description: Looking up the Milwaukee River to the Holton Street viaduct. In the center is the Gallun tannery. There is also a steamboat in the harbor, several lumber y...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mother and children on front porch. Identified as Fred Taylor in the baby carriage, Ellen Taylor Higgins, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and Donna Taylor Adams.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the proposed YWCA building with automobiles and pedestrians in front. Sign in from reads "Build for the Womanhood of Milwaukee".

Photograph

Ray Residence

Date: 1891 before

Description: Stereoview of the home of Charles Ray, 88 Prospect Street.

Photograph

Cawker Building

Date:  

Description: Cawker Building and surrounding commercial district at the northeast corner of N. Plankinton and W. Wells Streets.

Photograph

Railroad Yards

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of railroad yards with trains sitting on many of the tracks, with other tracks sitting empty. Steam is rising from trains in the background,...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Reservoir, looking South, with pedestrians walking along the edge of reservoir. A team of horses with a cart or wagon can also be seen in the background.

Date: 1937 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...

Date: 1969-04-06 

Description: Children walking out of chuch after the Easter Sunday service at St. James United Methodist Church at 1114 West Brown Street.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.
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