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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...

Photograph

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: 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:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of hotel at a street corner. The Majestic is the tallest building in the image. Signs designate two of the buildings, with a smaller buildin...

Photograph

Mayer Building

Date:  

Description: The Mayer building (a floor covering business) on North Water Street and East St. Paul Avenue. Plaque on outside of building identifies it as the Mayer Bui...

Photograph

5 and 10 Cent Store

Date: 1922-02-21 ca.

Description: E.W. Woolworth Co. 5 and 10 Cent Store at the southeast corner of W. North Avenue and N. 36th Street.

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: View from street of man carrying ice out of the rear bumper of an International D-300 truck owned by the Wisconsin Ice & Coal Company. The text on the truc...

Date: 1924 

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Building located at 734 North 4th Street. To the right of the building in an alley are circulation trucks. Newsboys and customers are...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Wells Street Bridge occupies the bottom center of the image, with City Hall in the center background. Three men are walking on the bridge.

Date:  

Description: F.W. Woolworth Company and other commercial buildings on the southwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue. Pedestrians are walking on sidewalk...

Photograph

Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1905 

Description: A TMERL streetcar on the Delaware and Oakland line advertising special 1905 rates (25 for a dollar or 6 for 25 cents) and universal transfers.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.

Photograph

Von Stueben Statue

Date: 1952-12 

Description: In Washington park, Washington Park library in the background. Nighttime view, with snow falling. The statue of Frederick Von Steuben on horseback preside...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Plaque marking the site of the first Court House, first and second jails, and the first County Offices. Erected by Milwaukee County, the plaque has classi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of depot from the street. Taken about a block from the building, the image has a trolley, pedestrians, carriages, and signs for the Davison Theatre a...

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: 1988-02-25 

Description: A man hands out information while holding a sign reading "Stop All Nuclear Testing" in front of the Reuss Federal Building.

Date: 1913-11-29 ca.

Description: Park near hotels and Gimbels building. Caption says, "View N.E. from C. M. & St. P. Depot". Presently, it is Zeidler Union Square on W. Everett Street betw...

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: 1913-04-28 ca.

Description: Looking southeast from the roof of the Germania Building, N. Plankinton Avenue and W. Wells Street. Automobiles are parked along the curb, and pedestrians...

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