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Photograph

Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Date: 1876 before

Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...

Photograph

Hathaway Building

Date: 1906-05-09 ca.

Description: View from across the street of the Hathaway building, probably at the northeast corner of E. Mason Street and N. Broadway. W.M. Marnitz Co. Tailors, Gilbe...

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1931 before

Description: The tower of the building is on the right, with flag poles at various peaks on the roof. On the right is a building with classical style pillars.

Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Date: 1950 

Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...

Date: 1914-02-27 ca.

Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...

Date: 1918-07-31 ca.

Description: Looking north on N. 3rd Street from W. Wisconsin Avenue towards the commercial district surrounding the Miller Hotel and Theater. There are streetcars, hor...

Photograph

South Pierce Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Light factory district. The street is 44 feet between curbs, with vitrified brick pavement. Telephone poles line the road.

Date: 1930 

Description: Model of a gas station from an exhibit of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright at the Layton Art Gallery in Milwaukee, which toured the United States between 19...

Date: 1907 

Description: Engraving of an aerial view showing the Pabst Brewery plant. The streets around the plant are busy with horse-drawn vehicles and street cars.

Date: 1919-02-26 ca.

Description: The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance home office on the northeast corner of E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street.

Photograph

Pabst Brewery

Date: 1935 after

Description: The road in front is lined with cars, including a fuel truck. In the foreground is a parking lot with two cars. The large brewery building has a chimney...

Photograph

The Iron Block

Date: 1890 before

Description: Stereograph; caption on the image is incorrect as to the street locations. Actually located at the intersection of North Water Street and East Wisconsin A...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Fountain in front of the conservatory, separated by paths and shrubbery. Several pedestrians are near the fountain.

Date: 1915-09-19 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Auditorium at N. 6th Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads, "Auditorium, Milw".

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: 1912 ca.

Description: "Metcalf for Governor" is painted on a truck for the campaign. Other phrases: "Vote Socialist For Your Children's Sake", "Vote Socialist Save Civilization"...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The entrance on the left has a small domed tower. On the right is a chimney.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...

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