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Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.

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Description: Looking west on W. North Avenue from N. 14th Sreet. The Roosevelt Theater is on the far right and the Luick ice cream building is on the far left.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names and includes the manuscript annotations: "From the Lapham collection" --...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with tower from street level. Two flags fly from the building. A short letter is written in the sky area of the postcard.

Photograph

Street Carnival

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Description: Children gathered in front steps and on a platform with large painted banners at a street carnival, possibly the State Fair. There is also a stand with an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children gathered on fishing boats and piers in a harbor.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 1340, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Monument in Washington Park. On image, statement 'to be unveiled in the spring of 1908." Monument has two male figures side by side on a plinth in the cen...

Photograph

Milwaukee City Hall

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: High, exterior view of Milwaukee's City Hall. Signs on the building read "Sinfonietta" and "Concert Tonight".

Photograph

Red Arrow Park

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Swimming area with children and adults enjoying the weather, with the Tower Hotel is in the background.

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Description: Children playing on the playground at the State Fair. The children form lines to climb up the two tall ladders to slide down a pole. Several children are n...

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...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women and children visit soldiers at Camp Harvey. A long building with other people on a long porch is in the background.

Postcard

Globe Hotel

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Street and Cass Street. Hotel has several floors, awnings on all the windows on one side, and a corner turret.

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Description: Looking west on W. Wells Street from N. 16th Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street and a large billboard advertising in the left fore...

Photograph

Railroad Bridge

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Men walking across a bridge over railroad tracks.

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the M...

Date: 1917-07-04 

Description: Children canoeing in the pond with swans, while other children watch. Crowd of adults and children are in the background.

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn Map of the Illinois Steel Co. Bay View Works in Milwaukee.

Drawing

Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS. An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...

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