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Date:  date unknown

Description: A road crew repairs a street.

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A police officer sits on a stool in a woodshop.

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Sans Souci Hall

Date: 1912 

Description: Formally a Universalist Church (under Rev. Augusta Chapin), then a Baptist church, later a club house and eventually a dance hall. Photograph taken after...

Photograph

Sivyer Marker

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Marks the birthplace of Milwaukee's first white boy, erected by Brodhead Estate.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: A Milwaukee billboard advertising a lecture by Earl Browder, general secretary of the Communist Party-USA. The sign reads "Win the War Rally! Earl Browder,...

Date: 1952 

Description: Looking down Wells Street from the first Wisconsin National Bank Building. Commerce office on lower left.

Date: 1913-09-12 ca.

Description: Looking south on N. Plankinton Avenue and N. 3rd Street, with the The Second Ward Savings Bank (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society) in the triangl...

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Description: Billhead of James Suydam of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, agent for the Goodyear Rubber Company, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in all types of rubber good...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View across street of storefronts, including a barbershop, and a sign reading "Alamo" above a marquee that says "Free Poultry and Country Store". The 1100...

Date: 1919-09-12 ca.

Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18, entering the harbor.

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Description: Court House, Masonic Temple, St. John's Cathedral, and Emanuel Church.

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Description: Four officers ride in a carriage labeled "Fire Department" pulled by two horses. They appear to be part of a parade, and a crowd of people stands along the...

Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."

Photograph

Marine Plaza

Date: 1961 

Description: View of building under construction from a boat on the river.

Date: 1914-06-08 ca.

Description: The Southwest corner of North 2nd Street and West Wisconsin Avenue, with Stumpf and Langhoff clothing building on the left and Majestic Building on the rig...

Date: 1964 

Description: Elevated view of the city looking north along the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1950 

Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...

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Description: Elevated view of many horse-drawn vehicles on a main street in an unidentified rural village, perhaps at a farmer's fair. A crowd of men is standing outsid...

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