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Miller Hall

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Description: Miller Hall, a saloon recreation center in Milwaukee. In windows below the main entrance to the right are three signs advertising Palm Gardens. Another sig...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Building from across the river, with construction workers working nearby. Signs for the Boston Store and Diamond tires are on the roof, as well as lettered...

Date:  

Description: Exterior of saloon recreation center, with "1886 PH Best Brewing Co." etched onto the brick above the windows. The windows have lettering advertising "Summ...

Date: 1880 

Description: Lithograph of the Milwaukee Cement Company's Works at 154 West Water Street in Milwaukee.

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Collapsing Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Building and smokestack collapsing amidst debris.

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Church on Fire

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: This map is attached to a cover. Streets, points of interest, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan are labeled. The bottom margin of the map includes a s...

Date: 1948-11-12 

Description: View from across street of employees of Peters Tools, Local 100, standing on the sidewalk in front of the brick storefront with a number of cases at their...

Photograph

A Game of Cards

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Description: A group of boys play a game of cards while sitting on the ground between the steps of some houses. At least four boys wear caps, three are wearing pants wi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Freighter on the Milwaukee River.

Photograph

Building on Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large building has partially collapsed from a fire. Fire fighters, some of them standing on the roof of a building next door, aim large streams of water...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of courthouse in center foreground with snow.

Postcard

Deutscher Club

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Club building exterior. Club has three levels, with a five story tower. Originally a home turned into a club, the building has many windows, a few balconie...

Photograph

Marine Plaza

Date: 1961 

Description: View of building under construction from a boat on the river.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. This is the main headquarters of the Masons in Milwaukee, at 705 E. Wells...

Photograph

Kremer Homestead

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Located on 4th Street; only the first floor is visible through the trees. The house sits on a small hill above the street. Two chairs sit in the lawn on...

Date: 1915-07-15 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 1248, class I5, built by the company's shop in 1912. From left to right are waymaster Harvey Gi...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: City Hall near the Milwaukee River.

Photograph

Thorsen Residence

Date: 1904 

Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...

Postcard

Calumet Club

Date:  date unknown

Description: Red brick building with a flag pole reaching beyond the edge of the image. A small bit of road in the lower front, with a small stone block that reads "Ca...

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