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Photograph

Sidewalk with Snow

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. A residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence, with a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh in the distance. A...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile...

Postcard

522 First Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: View from street of three people standing in front of a small house. There is a small Oeil-de-boeuf window in the upper story. The windows have shutters an...

Photograph

Butterfly Theater

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view at night of the Butterfly Theater, 212 West Wisconsin Avenue, from the street. Early advertisements proclaimed it to be "Milwaukee's movie pa...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man wearing a "Wisconsin Centennial, Milwaukee, August 7-29" t-shirt stands in front of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Expo...

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.

Date: 1911 

Description: Two men pose on a water tank on top of Building #43 at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory, while another man hoists building materials from...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view of people crowding around booths at a Civilian Defense Rally, "Poker Dart, Holy Name Society," "Meat mart, American Legion," "[obscured]Jap!...

Photograph

Lakefront Walkway

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Visitors of Milwaukee's sixth annual Midsummer Festival. Men and women walk on the lakefront walkways.

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

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Description: View across snow-covered lawn or field of a school building with a smokestack. Automobiles are parked nearby.

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1904 

Description: Looking north on N. Water Street toward City Hall. The streets are filled with automobiles and streetcars. Sidewalks are bustling with pedestrians.

Photograph

Milwaukee Depot

Date:  

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Depot, with clock tower, at West Everett Street between North 3rd and North 4th Streets.

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Description: Rocks placed to control the flow of Dale Creek. A house is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in ear...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Nighttime view of the front center section of the courthouse. Strong interior lights highlight the fluted columns, while ground lights illuminate the entr...

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: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the back stage area of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. Permanent and temporary structures are visible, as are...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking Northeast from dome of the Milwaukee County Court House. Several churches are visible among the dwellings.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of people standing in front of a list posted outside of a building of all the members of the Greendale, Wisconsin, community who are "In The Servic...

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Description: View across road of car parked on the side of the road. In the background are brick buildings, including (from left to right) the Central Heating Plant, th...

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