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Jones Island

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A fishing settlement. Two piers at the shoreline with a sandy beach, one with a ramp next to it. There are several buildings in the background. Two tugbo...

Postcard

Jones Island

Date: 1902 before

Description: Elevated view of island with houses. Industrial buildings are in the background, and a sailboat is on the water in foreground. A quick note is written on t...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Awnings stretch over the entrance and windows on the front facade.

Date: 1955 after

Description: Juneau Park. Front entrance of cabin with a stone chimney on the right.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: C.W. McNally Company building at 197-199 Water Street, located just south of the intersection with Chicago Street. This Greek Revival style building was er...

Date: 1914 before

Description: View of downtown Milwaukee riverbank before the First National Bank was built in 1914. Advertising painted on the sides of buildings includes B. Mock & So...

Photograph

Lily Pond

Date: 1900 

Description: View of a lily pond in Mitchell Park. A man is working among the plants along the shoreline in the middle background.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view down Wisconsin Avenue looking west, with the RKO Riverside Theatre on the right, and a large Christmas sign on the corner of a building on th...

Date: 1940-01-18 

Description: Elevated view of railroad yard, with engines and cars on some of the tracks. Smoke is billowing out in the background and covering much of the yard. Buildi...

Photograph

A Park Playground

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Children playing in a park playground, mainly on a large swing set.

Photograph

Walker Square Park

Date: 1914-07-29 ca.

Description: Individuals and children sitting on benches in the foreground of the residential park with others in the middleground laying on the grass near the water fo...

Date: 1924-05-14 ca.

Description: Merchant's and Manufacturer's Bank Building on the east side of N. Plankinton Avenue between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street. The Empire Theater is...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wells Street Viaduct.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Downtown aerial view with the Milwaukee River and City Hall.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of football field and bleachers from railroad embankment. In the foreground is rubble against a wooden fence. In the middle of the football field a nu...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A young man and two women are sitting on a curb. Both women are wearing large hats.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad. Railroad train cars are stopped on the tracks and smoke is rising fr...

Date: 1946-12 

Description: Members of the United Automobile Workers union, Local 75, line up outside the local's headquarters, 308 E. Center Street, to vote on delegates to the union...

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Water Tower.

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