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White Tower

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the White Tower hamburger restaurant, with "1502" posted on the door. The White Tower restaurants were founded by John and Thomas Saxe in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the building. Image has several cars and two people in front.

Date: 1951 before

Description: Elevated view from the First Wisconsin National Bank Building, down Wells Street toward the Milwaukee County Court House. Commerce office on lower left.

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Cawker Building

Date:  

Description: Cawker Building and surrounding commercial district at the northeast corner of N. Plankinton and W. Wells Streets.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of buildings and street traffic.

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: 1913-09-25 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just before opening. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular wo...

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Motorcycle Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: In the middle of a road, a large group of motorcyclists is preparing to ride. On the right are two men standing next to a car which has a banner advertisi...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: Two police officers are sitting in a police car near the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Union, which is hosting the Democratic presidential debate. Seve...

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: 1901 before

Description: Looking southeast from Clybourn and Fifteenth Streets. An open dirt area is in the foreground, with lumber lying near water on the left, and industrial bui...

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Pabst Theatre

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A line of men and women standing and waiting to enter the Republican presidential debate. A police motorcycle is parked next to the line.

Date: 1899 

Description: Front of armory on Broadway Street, which has a single turret and a sign that reads "Light Horse Squadron Armory." Housed the Light Squadron of the Wiscons...

Date: 1914-05-19 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just after occupancy. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular w...

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East Water Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.

Date:  

Description: Governor Tommy Thompson (second from the right) holds a large pair of scissors ready to cut a long ribbon. Six other men stand in with him, all (except for...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

Date: 1919-08-08 ca.

Description: View up the Milwaukee River from Wisconsin Avenue bridge. A World War I submarine travels down the Milwaukee River. A crowd is gathered at the riverbank an...

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