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Jones Island

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A fishing settlement. Two piers at the shoreline with a sandy beach, one with a ramp next to it. There are several buildings in the background. Two tugbo...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Awnings stretch over the entrance and windows on the front facade.

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Asian Dignitaries

Date:  date unknown

Description: Asian dignitaries, including two women, amidst a crowd, perhaps at a railroad station.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: C.W. McNally Company building at 197-199 Water Street, located just south of the intersection with Chicago Street. This Greek Revival style building was er...

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Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

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Description: Looking East from Mitchell Block. Elevated view of buildings with the lake and a steamship in the distance.

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Special Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Merchants & Manufacturers Special Train. A steam engine with several cars stretching to the horizon is sitting on the tracks in front of a pl...

Date: 1914 before

Description: View of downtown Milwaukee riverbank before the First National Bank was built in 1914. Advertising painted on the sides of buildings includes B. Mock & So...

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Lily Pond

Date: 1900 

Description: View of a lily pond in Mitchell Park. A man is working among the plants along the shoreline in the middle background.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.

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Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view down Wisconsin Avenue looking west, with the RKO Riverside Theatre on the right, and a large Christmas sign on the corner of a building on th...

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Juneau Monument

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Side view of monument with plaque. Behind the statue is a road, trees, and the top of a building. A fire hydrant and a small group of people are on the ri...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alma Reinhardt Taylor playing on the grass with her son, Frederick or Robert. The child is holding a stuffed animal toy.

Date: 1865 

Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...

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Description: Schooners docked on river. The view is downriver from the Grand Avenue Bridge.

Date: 1940-01-18 

Description: Elevated view of railroad yard, with engines and cars on some of the tracks. Smoke is billowing out in the background and covering much of the yard. Buildi...

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A Park Playground

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Children playing in a park playground, mainly on a large swing set.

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Walker Square Park

Date: 1914-07-29 ca.

Description: Individuals and children sitting on benches in the foreground of the residential park with others in the middleground laying on the grass near the water fo...

Date: 1924-05-14 ca.

Description: Merchant's and Manufacturer's Bank Building on the east side of N. Plankinton Avenue between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street. The Empire Theater is...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of football field and bleachers from railroad embankment. In the foreground is rubble against a wooden fence. In the middle of the football field a nu...

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