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Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: An interior view of the Schlitz Palm Garden, which was located on North 3rd Street, south of West Wisconsin Avenue. This image includes a drawing of a wait...

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...

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Description: Elevated view of Majestic Theater Vaudeville building, with pedestrians on the street, along with a streetcar and horse-drawn vehicles. The Schlitz Hotel i...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Drawing of a two-story school house. A bell tower is on the roof, a tree and a lamp post and fence are next to the road.

Photograph

West State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east between Second and Third streets. City Hall is visible in the left center background. Signs and billboards dot several buildin...

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Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...

Photograph

Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.

Date: 1946 

Description: Members of local 18 United Gas, Coke and Chemical of the C.I.O. picketing in a small circle on a wide downtown sidewalk. Two men hold signs and one reads,...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.

Date: 1905 after

Description: View along the river, with a raised bridge with a steamboat passing through. River surrounded by buildings on both sides. A clock tower is in the backgroun...

Photograph

State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: Fruits, Farm Crops building. A man in a trench coat stands in a doorway.

Photograph

"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View down the avenue. A large crowd of people on are on the left in front of a storefront, and several horse-drawn vehicles are on the right. Two men are...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view across street of Joseph Brown's photography studio at 3803 West Lisbon Avenue. A sign on the building reads: "Joseph Brown Commercial Photogr...

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Description: St. Mark's African Methodist Episcopal Church. 4th and Cedar (later W. Kilbourn Avenue). Cornerstone laid 12/5/1886. E.T. Mix was the architect. Two-story...

Postcard

Pfister Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hotel on corner of East Wisconsin Avenue and and Jefferson Street. Pedestrians and cars are outside the entrance. The name of the hotel is on an awning ove...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking southwest from the Milwaukee County Court House. Labeled in the image are the Wells Building, the Railway Exchange Building and the P...

Date: 1972 

Description: Green Hall from the northeast. North end of Johnson Hall is at left foreground. Observatory tower and roof details of Merrill Hall in center background.

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Description: The Kunzelmann-Esser Furniture Co. building at S. 9th and W. Mitchell Streets.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Tracks are underneath the viaduct in the bottom of the image, and houses line the right side.

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