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Home of the Aged

Date: 1900 before

Description: Located at Wells Street and 20th Street. Building is five stories high with several chimneys and a tower with a cross on the roof in the center of the buil...

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

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Lemuel Hull House

Date: 1887 

Description: Built in 1840 by Lemuel Hull. William Singer was the mason. The basement was made by lowering the hill. There were originally only two stories. First...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Oxen and prairie schooner owned by Charles Ward, Wisconsin Dells, on display for a passing crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

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Description: A man smoking a cigar and wearing a helmet sits on a chair on a front lawn with a woman, presumably his wife, standing behind him.

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Curtin House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Jeremiah Curtin house located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recognized as the b...

Date: 1939-01-03 

Description: A man empties a garbage can into the back of an International D-300 truck parked in a residential neighborhood near houses.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Cub Scouts throw baseballs at a large caricature of a Japanese soldier during a Civilian Defense Rally. A man is sitting in a dunk tank on the left in a bo...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view from street of home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House...

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Piggsville

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Small neighborhood of the city at the west end of the Menomonee River Valley. Overhead is the second Wisconsin Avenue Viaduct, demolished in 1992. Cars a...

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Description: A group of girls playing jacks on a city sidewalk. All the girls are wearing dresses, and two infants are present, one in a carriage and one in the lap of...

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...

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Packing a Suitcase

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Description: A man in pajamas and a military hat packs a suitcase on the floor of a bedroom.

Date: 1916 before

Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...

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Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: E.T. Mix, architect. 1 Waverly Place, built 1872. Three-quarter view of the front and right side of the house. A sidewalk and trees are on the right, with...

Date: 1981-12 

Description: Vel Phillips sitting with her husband W. Dale Phillips, who is holding a cup that says "Holiday Folk Fair." This image is affixed to a holiday card Vel and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jackson Street. On top of the building is a sign that reads "Orphan Asylum".

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Curtin House

Date: 1936 

Description: North elevation of the Jeremiah Curtin house, located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recogniz...

Date: 1984-02-27 

Description: A sixth grade class dresses up as cave people to experience the likeness of living in pre-historic times.

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