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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A pioneer Scandinavian immigrant hotel on Clinton Street, south side, built before the Civil War. Posters are a board on the left side of the house, and a...
Description: Students gathered closely around their teachers in the kindergarten room on the south end of the school. The open hearth, fireplace, high ceilings and wind...
Date: date unknown
Description: Twisted metal scrap lying in a road near a building.
Description: Elevated view of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad stockyards, at about 25th Street.
Date: 1914-03-03 ca.
Description: Looking east on W. Wisconsin Avenue from approximately N. 4th Street with the Wisconsin Hotel on the left and the Majestic building on the right with a Gim...
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...
Date: 1941 before
Description: Cathedral across Jackson Street. There is a large clock in the belfry.
Description: Building and smokestack collapsing amidst debris.
Description: Looking East from Mitchell Block. Elevated view of buildings with the lake and a steamship in the distance.
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...
Description: Sample tables in the Grain Exchange Room of the Chamber of Commerce Building. The Milwaukee Grain Exchange was a pioneer in grain trading with their develo...
Description: Costume party at Gauer's home on Downer Avenue. Ruthe Distenfeld owned five appliance stores, Bernice Flower was Forrest Flower's wife (WPA Artist), and Be...
Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.
Date: 1887 before
Description: Northwest corner of Grand Avenue and 4th Street. Built in 1854 at a cost of $18,000. The storefronts were added in 1868; the building razed in 1886.
Description: The F. Dohmen Company Wholesale Druggists. A salesman's catalog with removable screwed bindings and pages of note paper bound between catalog pages. (One o...
Date: 1914-08-20 ca.
Description: Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) showing Milwaukee County Courthouse from E. Wells and N. Jackson Streets. Caption on glass plate reads,"Court hous...
Date: 1976 before
Description: A synagogue at the corner of Broadway and Martin Street. A woman is standing near the street corner, and a boy near the entrance.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: An exterior view of the Wisconsin (formerly the Germania) Club.
Description: A crowd watches as boys try to steer their pigs with canes during judging in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Cabinet card of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees. John, a successf...
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