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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. This is the main headquarters of the Masons in Milwaukee, at 705 E. Wells...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Passavant Hospital building behind a line of trees in the foreground.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dining room in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The lib...

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Schlitz Brewery

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Description: Exterior of the Schlitz Brewery.

Date: 1908 

Description: Group of well-dressed men and women posed outdoors in a line, probably on a street in Milwaukee. Possibly a group of convention delegates, since all are we...

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: East Water Street looking North from Huron Street. Advertisement over street for Goldsmith Carpets. Women crossing the street.

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YWCA Building

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Description: Exterior of old YWCA building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The G. Miller storefront window displays musical instruments as well as clocks and watches. The store is in the Walker's Point neighborhood near South Sixt...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front entrance, surrounded by trees. A small red building is visible behind the hospital.

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Date: 1883 

Description: Cabinet card of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees. John, a successf...

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Trade Show Home

Date: 1957-04-03 

Description: Elevated view of demonstration “ranch” type frame residence under construction within an auditorium, presumably in Milwaukee, for some type of trade show....

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Description: Looking northeast from N. Water and E. Buffalo Streets. Cars are parked on the side of Water Street, and streetcar tracks run down the street. Caption on n...

Date: 1935-02-15 

Description: A man and a woman administer immunization shots to a line of children.

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Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1912 

Description: Street cars and busy pedestrian traffic mingle in this view of the 200 West Water Street block in downtown Milwaukee.

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Melm's Brewery

Date: 1870 before

Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...

Date: 1921-10-18 ca.

Description: Billboard advertising the showing of "The Girl from God's Country" presumably at the Parkway Theatre, 3417 W. Lisbon Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street view in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point. The storefronts include the H.J. Heinz Co.; H. Mullen, a clothing and shoe store; J. Ger...

Date: 1963 

Description: An International CO-192 truck leads a 25-piece circus parade through downtown streets. The parade originated at Circus World Museum in Baraboo. Additional...

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior of the school with a man standing on the sidewalk in front of the three-story building spraying the lawn with a hose. A group of people are in fr...

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