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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mother and children on front porch. Identified as Fred Taylor in the baby carriage, Ellen Taylor Higgins, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and Donna Taylor Adams.

Date: 1920 

Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...

Photograph

YWCA Building

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Description: Exterior of old YWCA building.

Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

Photograph

Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1906-06-10 

Description: View of car #466, which was then one of Milwaukee's newest streetcars. The car was put in service by TMERL about 1905 and was rebuilt as a duplex car in 1...

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.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...

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Description: Webster Woodmansee's Rolls Royce Silver Ghost in Lake Park. He collected vintage cars and was the owner and publisher of the Daily Reporter, the sta...

Photograph

Storefronts on Road

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from dirt road, with buildings grouped on the left, with mailboxes, trees and a fence lining the road on the right. Horse-drawn carts are on the road,...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Map of Milwaukee as remembered by "Dr Enoch Chase, U.B. Smith & Others." Represented are major roads, lowlands, trails, homesteads, and lots. Map depicts t...

Date: 1936 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for an International C-50 truck. Features a photograph of men unloading cases of beer from a C-50 truck owned by Miller Br...

Date: 1933-12-11 ca.

Description: This map shows residence, business, commercial, and industrial districts as well as streets, points of interest, and Lake Michigan.

Photograph

Milwaukee Trolley

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Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Bernice Lindsay is on a podium. She is wearing a coat and a hat. A man is filming her speech. On the ground is the street sign in her honor. Part of the N...

Date: 1946 

Description: International I-4 industrial tractor with crane owned by the Milwaukee Waterworks. Original caption reads: "The city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, purchased thi...

Photograph

Race Car Drivers

Date: 1912-09 ca.

Description: Two men sitting in a racecar, with the driver of the car, possibly Harry Endicott, wearing a leather mask with goggles. Two men stand in the background.

Date: 1914-07-12 ca.

Description: Crowds at the race course watching harness racing in Washington Park. There are three racers visible with crowds of spectators sitting in the grandstands,...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date: 1963 

Description: An International CO-192 truck leads a 25-piece circus parade through downtown streets. The parade originated at Circus World Museum in Baraboo. Additional...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee Map Folder

Date: 1928 

Description: This map shows a view of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. It highlights state trunk highways, principal county trunks and other secondary highways and type...

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