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Description: A lighthouse is in the background, as well as several other buildings in the distance. The bridge is flanked by stone lions on each corner.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Soldier's Monument on Grand Avenue. Statue is left of center, in a park, with a tower in the background. Some scroll work has been added to the upper and...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, and an overall classical theme to the architecture.
Description: The Milwaukee Road freight car repair shop at 3301 West Canal Street.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Milwaukee Court of Honor, in front of the Public Library. View from below of the statue "The Victorious Charge" with four figures.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: From Government Pier, looking at downtown Milwaukee.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: East Water Street at Wisconsin Avenue. City Hall is visible in the background. At the left is the Waldheim and Company Department Store of 407-411 East Wat...
Description: Bedroom in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House."
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Panorama of International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory building. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company before 1902.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.
Description: A United Public Workers parade/demonstration from an adjacent sidewalk. The line of participants including a horse-drawn wagon stretches into the distance....
Description: Main building in center with a lawn and paths in front. On the far left is a small attached building with a front porch.
Description: Exterior view of the Greene Memorial Library of Milwaukee-Downer College (now the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee). The image is part of a 14-page pamphl...
Description: Bored travelers at General Mitchell International Airport, apparently taking their cue from a droopy travel poster advertising vacations in the sunny Carib...
Date: 1900 before
Description: Four-level building with shorter buildings flanking it on either side. On the road in front two carriages are visible, drawn by horses. A group of men ar...
Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Passenger Station, which was at the end of Wisconsin Avenue. The station has a clock tower and an arched entrance. On the b...
Description: Front view of main building behind trees on the lawn. A fountain is in front of the entrance. A flag waves at the top of the building.
Description: Mayor Vincent Totka of Cudahy and Mayor Charles Plotz of South Milwaukee pose for a photograph after greeting a CIO organized rally in South Milwaukee. A l...
Description: Street cars and busy pedestrian traffic mingle in this view of the 200 West Water Street block in downtown Milwaukee.
Description: View of monument from the sidewalk, with a church behind. Several trees and lampposts are visible.
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