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Date: 1940 ca.
Description: The Romanesque Chicago & Northwestern Railway station.
Description: Bruce Foote sings the National Anthem (note salutes and hands on hearts) at a Marquette University convocation ceremony honoring General Douglas MacArthur....
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: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of boats and sailing ships along port.
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...
Description: The exterior of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger storefront from across a street. The text in the windows reads "Panyard Machinery & Pattern Works," "Mfrs...
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph. Winter scene of a residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence in Milwaukee, with a horse-drawn carriage...
Description: Church front with steeple. Road with cars, lamp post, and shoveled snow.
Description: Syl stands in front of a pavilion with a well or water pump in a park. A group of adults dressed fashionably stand in the pavilion while drinking water fro...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...
Description: Elevated view looking on downtown street with traffic, in winter.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Building from across the river, with construction workers working nearby. Signs for the Boston Store and Diamond tires are on the roof, as well as lettered...
Date: 1900 before
Description: Located at Wells Street and 20th Street. Building is five stories high with several chimneys and a tower with a cross on the roof in the center of the buil...
Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.
Description: A parade for President Grover Cleveland's Milwaukee visit during his Goodwill Tour. A marching band leads a horse and buggy (possibly carrying the presiden...
Date: 1919-09-12 ca.
Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Tractors parked in rows in a dirt lot at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory. Factory buildings are in the background.
Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...
Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Aerial view [of] main plant (October 1990)."
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