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Photograph

Courthouse Square

Date: 1916-09-24 ca.

Description: Courthouse (now Cathedral) Square, looking northeast from N. Jefferson and E. Wells Street. People can be seen sitting on benches in the park with the cour...

Date: 1970 

Description: 802 North Jackson Street, with street signs on left. Cars are parked along both sides of the street and in front of the cathedral near Courthouse Square (n...

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Description: Interior view of men working in the wash house at Schlitz Brewery. At the top right is an inset of the exterior of the building.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View from Wisconsin river looking east. The Pabst Building is on the northwest corner of N. Water Street and E. Wisconsin Avenue with the Mack building to...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...

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Description: Elevated view of Majestic Theater Vaudeville building, with pedestrians on the street, along with a streetcar and horse-drawn vehicles. The Schlitz Hotel i...

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Description: Apartment building at 2518 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on negative reads, "Looking north at 2513 W. Wisconsin Ave". Parked automobile in the foreground an...

Postcard

Union Depot

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Union Depot with clock tower. Railroad station on left side, with clock tower. Park area on right. Horse-drawn vehicles are near the entrance.The card is p...

Date: 1912-11-17 ca.

Description: Menomonee Valley railroad yard looking northeast to 6th Street viaduct. The George Schulz box factory was on N. 5th Street and W. Clybourn Street.

Photograph

East Water Street

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Description: Elevated view of street traffic and buildings on East Water Street.

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...

Photograph

Circus Parade

Date: 1963-06 

Description: A Sauk County traffic police vehicle leads a line of circus wagons through past two church buildings during a parade originating at Circus World Museum in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: People lined along a bridge watching a steamboat in difficulty.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of the outfield view at Miller Park Stadium.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking northeast from the Wells Building showing the St. Johns Cathedral, the Masonic Temple and the Emanuel Church, among other buildings.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Sister's of the Divine Savior at Thirty-fifth and Center Streets. Three main entrances are along the right side.

Photograph

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...

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