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Description: Court House, Masonic Temple, St. John's Cathedral, and Emanuel Church.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Downtown aerial view with the Milwaukee River and City Hall.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Dr. A. Rudolph Silverston's vacu-aerial flying machine, as seen from the rear.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Houses and trees line the boulevard, and in the middle is a landscaped median with a lamp post.
Description: Aerial view of the factory surrounded by fields, roads, and several houses, as well as the railroad tracks that go around the building.
Description: Color postcard of elevated view of factory with yellow walls and blue roofs. Lake and trains in background, with a tree-lined boulevard in the foreground.
Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on the...
Description: Interior of auditorium with a large open dance floor, a stage in the center, and seats on the sides with balcony seating. Ceiling has a long window that h...
Date: 1931 before
Description: Randolph Holtel with a flag is flying from the roof. A clock is at the street corner.
Description: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...
Description: View of Wisconsin Street at night.
Date: date unknown
Description: Small building covered with vines on a path near the lake.
Date: 1915 before
Description: View looking east from Third Street, down the avenue. Buildings line the road, with signs and advertisements. Roads and sidewalks are crowded with horse-...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...
Date: 1905 after
Description: Building on street corner, taken from street level. Store has eight levels with a water tower on the roof. Pedestrians are in the road and on the sidewalk...
Date: 1911 before
Description: Also Garbage Crematory. Several buildings on shoreline, two with large smokestacks. A man is on the shore standing, and two people are in a boat on the r...
Date: 1960 before
Description: Administration Building. A two-story building with an sign and a symbol of a tall beer of glass flanked by two stalks of a plant on the front entrance of t...
Description: The Allis Chalmers Club House.
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...
Description: Elevated view of Lincoln Memorial Bridge and plaza area. Lake Michigan is in the background, railroad tracks are below the bridge. Trees and grass surrou...
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