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Photograph

Otto Falk House

Date: 1964 

Description: Exterior of building just prior to demolition. At the time, the building was occupied by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Three and one-half story...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine is parked on the street. A group of people are looking up toward a building where a rope is coming down f...

Date: 1924-08-20 ca.

Description: Displays of merchandise inside of a grocery store.

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Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...

Date: 1946 

Description: Members of local 18 United Gas, Coke and Chemical of the C.I.O. picketing in a small circle on a wide downtown sidewalk. Two men hold signs and one reads,...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.

Date: 1905 after

Description: View along the river, with a raised bridge with a steamboat passing through. River surrounded by buildings on both sides. A clock tower is in the backgroun...

Photograph

State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: Fruits, Farm Crops building. A man in a trench coat stands in a doorway.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View down the avenue. A large crowd of people on are on the left in front of a storefront, and several horse-drawn vehicles are on the right. Two men are...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view across street of Joseph Brown's photography studio at 3803 West Lisbon Avenue. A sign on the building reads: "Joseph Brown Commercial Photogr...

Date: 1938 

Description: A milkman stands inside a Golden Guernsey Dairy delivery truck loading bottles into a carrier. The truck is parked at a curb and a house is in the backgrou...

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Description: The Kunzelmann-Esser Furniture Co. building at S. 9th and W. Mitchell Streets.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man and woman are looking under the hood of a car in front of a business whose sign states, "The car that is seen and not heard. The car you will eventua...

Date: 1904 after

Description: A car climbs up a dirt and gravel road in an industrial area. The Milwaukee-Western Fuel Co. building appears in the background, as well as a building wit...

Date: 1914-02-27 ca.

Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...

Photograph

Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1905 

Description: A TMERL streetcar on the Delaware and Oakland line advertising special 1905 rates (25 for a dollar or 6 for 25 cents) and universal transfers.

Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee River from Walker's Point Bridge.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A steam fire engine of Milwaukee's Fire Company #2 drawn by three white horses racing to a fire. Prior motor driven fire equipment was a greater danger tha...

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