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Photograph

Temple Emanuel #819

Date:  date unknown

Description: Reform Temple Emanu-El at the corner of Broadway and Martin Street.

Photograph

East Water Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.

Postcard

Lake Park

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Concrete footbridge. A building with a red roof is on the far right. Beyond the bridge is the lake. The rest of the image is filled with vegetation.

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of the outfield view at Miller Park Stadium.

Date: 1937-05-11 

Description: Elevated view of a man loading burlap bags from a loading dock onto the bed of an International D-50 truck owned by the Materials Transit Company.

Photograph

Checking the Oil

Date: 1956 

Description: Woman in polka dot dress looks on as a service station worker checks the oil in her car.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Two-wheeled show cart with pair of white show horses in tandem hitch, being driven, probably along Lake Michigan.

Photograph

City Street

Date:  

Description: View of an urban street with pedestrians, cable cars, and horse-drawn vehicles. The city could possibly be Milwaukee, on the left there is a Schlitz Milwau...

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Description: The Oneida Street (East Wells) power plant, on the north side of Wells and east of the Milwaukee River. Presently, the building is the Milwaukee Repertory...

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Packard Truck owned by the Simmons Manufacturing Company. The body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date: 1905 after

Description: South Entrance; in the background is a lighthouse. In the center is a bridge flanked by carved stone lions. A man on a motor car is crossing the bridge.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to the east. The road is lined with automobiles, and cable car tracks are on the snow-covered street. A sign for Gimbel's is on t...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...

Date: 1901 

Description: Elevated view of scene at the corner of Grand (Avenue?) and West Water Street, now Plankinton and Wisconsin Avenues. Several streetcars are in the streets...

Date: 1935-12-26 

Description: Worker on an International I-30 industrial tractor used for "spotting" freight cars around the Miller Brewing Company. Two refrigerated rail cars are parke...

Date: 1900 

Description: Long wooden pier with people fishing along the pier. Three males with their fishing poles and buckets are walking toward the viewer. A person next to a b...

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Description: Kunzelmann-Esser Furniture Co. parade car parked in Kosciuszko Park at South 9th Street and West Lincoln Avenue.

Date: 1918-05-08 ca.

Description: The southeast corner of West Wisconsin Avenue and North 3rd Street. The Majestic Building is in the center while the Schlitz Hotel is on the left.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The ma...

Date: 1910-09-07 

Description: President Theodore Roosevelt leaving the Chicago and North Western depot after arriving in Milwaukee on his 1912 visit, during which he was shot and wounde...

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