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Mitchell Park

Date: 1917-07-04 

Description: A crowd gathers for the dedication of the flag pole at Mitchell Park. The conservatory is in the background.

Postcard

Union Depot

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Union Depot with clock tower. Railroad station on left side, with clock tower. Park area on right. Horse-drawn vehicles are near the entrance.The card is p...

Photograph

Greendale Theater

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The front entrance of the Greendale Theater with other storefronts visible. The marquee reads "Greendale Theater, Air Conditioned For Comfort, New Show Eve...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on th...

Photograph

North Water Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: North Water Street with City Hall in the background. Numerous horse-drawn vehicles are visible and pedestrians cross the street.

Photograph

Not Street Legal

Date: 1957-08-31 

Description: Milwaukee police Sergeant Edward Daily explains to Leland Bryan that his Roadable Aircraft, a combination airplane and automobile, may not be driven on Mil...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The college is set back from the road, behind a lawn with paths, benches, and trees. An observatory dome can be seen on the right side behind a roof.

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.

Photograph

Butterfly Theater

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view at night of the Butterfly Theater, 212 West Wisconsin Avenue, from the street. Early advertisements proclaimed it to be "Milwaukee's movie pa...

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Description: Apartment building at 2518 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on negative reads, "Looking north at 2513 W. Wisconsin Ave". Parked automobile in the foreground an...

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Description: Elevated view of E. Wisconsin Avenue looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at the corner of Van Buren. The major landmark is th...

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Description: Photograph of an illustration. The image is of Gimbels Department Store at the corner of W. Wisconsin and N. Plankinton Avenues. Possibly a drawing of a pl...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down street of St. Josephat's Basilica and the surrounding streets.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View from street of the Milwaukee Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway station.

Photograph

Motorcycle Crowd

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of motorcyclists and enthusiasts gathering outside of a barn.

Photograph

Women Pedestrians

Date: 1911 

Description: Three women in large hats walking away from two streetcars on a windy day. Other men and women stand in the background. One of the streetcars has a sign th...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

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Description: Looking northeast from the roof of the Wells Building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Milwaukee Street. St. John's Cathedral is in the center of the photogra...

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Description: View of Milwaukee commercial district looking north over the Milwaukee River from the Michigan Street bridge. Landmarks right to left: Pabst Building, Mars...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

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