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Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereographic view of the Trinity Church, surrounded by the rooftops of nearby homes.

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Description: The exterior of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger storefront from across a street. The text in the windows reads "Panyard Machinery & Pattern Works," "Mfrs...

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Description: A group of young boys gathered at the steps at the front of a house engaging in some kind of game, perhaps a game of chance. One boy is sitting above them...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Visitors around a gazebo or pavilion in Washington Park.

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Description: View downriver from the State Street Bridge showing a large sailing vessel.

Date: 1910 

Description: Advertisement for Auditorium with capacity information (total 15,700), purposes (Exhibitions, Conventions, Meetings, Lectures, Concerts, Dances, Circus, et...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Washington Monument on Grand Avenue with a streetcar in the background.

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1913-03-29 ca.

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue commercial district looking west from V. Van Buren Street. Landmarks left to right: Federal Building, Northwestern National Insurance...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from across cobblestone street of the Milwaukee College For Young Ladies. The view of the main entrance is obstructed by a tree.

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...

Date: 1924 

Description: The smoke stack is several inches out of plumb, which was the reason the photographer took the photograph. Located on a waterfront.

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue looking east, probably from the Pabst Building.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...

Photograph

Unloading Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man unloads coal from a boat by walking a wheelbarrow across wooden platforms raised on scaffolds. In the background a man stands with an empty wheelbarr...

Photograph

NAACP Protest

Date: 1958-09 ca.

Description: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) picketers outside the Schroeder Hotel where the Apprenticeship meeting was held. A Blatz...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Broadway with several buildings lining the paved road, including A.W. Rich & Co. Drygoods, Millinery, and a Law Office on the right. Larg...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Washington Monument in Grand Avenue Park.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The ma...

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of seats in Pabst Theater.

Postcard

The Gargoyle

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Color print of exterior of building. It has two levels with a peaked red roof. Two sets of windows and two sets of doors are visible. In the sky area is...

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