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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...

Date: 1875 

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


Description: View of industrial buildings with a man walking near the building on the right. A large wagon or cart is on the left near a stack of bricks and pipes.


Description: View of the Division Street Market. Men and women with baskets and baby carriages walk along the sidewalk. Horse-drawn vehicles are parked at the edge of t...

Date: 1894 after

Description: Also the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building. Large building on the corner of National Avenue, with a sign for the National Exchange Bank p...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Works foremen and supervisors posing in front of a "high-speed, modernized gun carriage." At the right is Superintendent V.A. Guebard, and next t...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Historic marker placed on the site of the first cabin built in Milwaukee, 1795. A replica cabin is behind. The plaque says: On this site the first permane...

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereograph. Looking northwest. Designed by Edward Townsend Mix, the building is said to be Wisconsin's premier example of the Victorian Gothic style of ar...


Description: Three men in a horse-drawn fire engine races down a downtown street.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large group of motorcycles and riders are gathered in the middle of a city street.


Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men with their backs to the viewer are gathering in a circle around an unknown event. One man near the center of the image has his shirt open in...


Milwaukee Movie Set

Date: 1990 

Description: Costumed actors on a Third Ward street transformed to represent the 1930s for the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger".


Sulky Race Track

Date: 1905 after

Description: Elevated view of a horse racing track and spectators. Sulkies, which are two-wheeled, one-person carriages drawn by a single horse, are racing. The race...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Family posed in a line in a yard outside a home. Identified from back: Alma Reinhardt Taylor, Ellen Taylor Higgins, J. Robert Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams,...


Description: Four women crossing a street. One of the women in the foreground is dressed in a fashionable dress and hat.

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...

Date: 1959-09-23 

Description: Outdoor news portrait of Timothy Vick of 3957 North 63rd Street, Milwaukee. News photo made in connection with a murder case; the murderer, going door-to-d...

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

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