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Date: 1865-06-28 ca.

Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five men stand on a sidewalk in front of a theater. The sign above the theater reads "Scenes of the World on Land and Sea, Admission 5 cents". The signs...

Date: 1940 before

Description: Formerly the home of Alexander Mitchell, at West Wisconsin Avenue and Tenth Street; in 1917 it became the Wisconsin Club. Entrance gate in the winter. Wr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home, 1130 Grand Avenue. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lion House" a...

Date: 1914-08-01 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Yacht Club, located at the foot of E. Layfayette Street on Lake Michigan. Numerous sailboats in the harbor and individuals on the pier.

Photograph

Building Entrance

Date: 1940 before

Description: Entrance to large home. Part of porch as well as side of house visible. Curved stairs lead up to the porch. Door flanked by columns with highly detailed c...

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Description: Looking southeast on Winnebago Street, and east on W. Vilet Street from N. 11th Street. Stumpf and Langhoff Co. clothing store from the corner of Winnebago...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Church and school seen from Kosciuszko Park. Located across a lake, behind some trees and bushes. A woman sits on some decorative stones next to the lake.

Date: 1947-09-06 

Description: Young people at a union-sponsored dance in Milwaukee crowd around the stage, perhaps while the band is taking a break.

Date: 1901 

Description: Milwaukee Public school, Sixth district School no. 2, Fifth grade class. teacher Miss H. Kather, Patrick Shaunnessy Principal. Boys: Emil Dankert, Charles...

Date: 1961 

Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...

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: 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...

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Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from W. North Avenue. Bauch goods and other unidentified businesses visible on 3rd Street. There are automobiles and streetc...

Photograph

Newhall House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

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Description: Harold Gauer (wearing a hat, wig, bow tie and smoking a cigar), and three friends, Ed Sachs (who took over the editorship of the Sauk City newspaper), D. R...

Date: 1905 after

Description: South Entrance; in the background is a lighthouse. In the center is a bridge flanked by carved stone lions. A man on a motor car is crossing the bridge.

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