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Church on Fire

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.

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Building on Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large building has partially collapsed from a fire. Fire fighters, some of them standing on the roof of a building next door, aim large streams of water...

Date: 1876 before

Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...

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Description: Bloch Daneman furniture store at N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue, looking west along the south side of the street.

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State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: The Fruits, Farm Crops building entrance is on the left, with three cars parked in front.

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Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Pabst Theater stage and auditorium from lower balcony.

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934) stand together looking out a window. She is wearing a white satin princess-style gown with...

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North 35th Street

Date:  

Description: N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue, looking west along the north side of the street. The First National Bank and Bloch Daneman buildings are visible.

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Milwaukee Homes

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Detail view along front porches of frame residences.

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State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: The Fruits, Farm Crops building with three cars and a truck parked in front.

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Description: Commercial district and automobiles on W. North Avenue at about N. 34th Street, looking east. The Fist National Bank and Bloch Daneman buildings are visibl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters on the street aim fire hoses at a fire in a collapsing building. Smoke envelopes most of the fire and rubble. On the right, only one wall of...

Date: 1916-11-01 ca.

Description: Pavilion and riverbank. Caption on glass plate reads, "Pavilion Kosciusko Park".

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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Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Pabst Theater auditorium and balconies from stage.

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South Pierce Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Light factory district. The street is 44 feet between curbs, with vitrified brick pavement. Telephone poles line the road.

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Winter Traffic

Date: 1956 

Description: Elevated view looking on downtown street with traffic, in winter.

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City Hall

Date: 1921-04-29 ca.

Description: City Hall at intersection bustling with pedestrians, streetcars, and parked automobiles.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Flyer for the Red Arrow Club of Milwaukee, located at 774 North Broadway. 32nd Division. Several cars parked in front of the five story building. A sign fo...

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Home of the Aged

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...

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