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Date: date unknown
Description: Church located at the corner of Broadway and Division Streets. A group of men, women and children stand at the corner near a large lamp post.
Date: 1880 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of corner of Milwaukee and Wisconsin Streets. Three-story white building with several chimneys. A horse and cart are on the rig...
Description: Boys loafing on the playground in the director's absence. Most of them are sitting on a wall next to a building on the edge of the playground.
Description: Dilapidated Milwaukee house.
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.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A building on the left has a large sign for Gimbel's on its roof. Beyond the river in the background are two large s...
Description: Afermath of the fire of June 4, 1905. A chimney and some burnt out walls still stand. The area around the ruins is fenced off. The top of the building t...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A chain and posts border the yard of the lighthouse, which is attached to a two-story house.
Date: 1900 before
Description: Four-level building with shorter buildings flanking it on either side. On the road in front two carriages are visible, drawn by horses. A group of men ar...
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph. Building also housed the Custom House. Corner of Milwaukee and Wisconisn Streets.
Description: "This is the famous Milwaukee Ale House located at 233 N Water Street. Standing in front are Ethan A Casper and Parker Hren. This is the first time we have...
Description: A couple poseing outside the Milwaukee Theater under the electronic sign announcing the Republican presidential debate. Another man, holding two phones, is...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View from pier or dock of buildings along the Milwaukee River, including a building with a clock tower. Signage on brick exteriors reads "J.C. Iverson Co....
Description: Passenger ship "Christopher Columbus," full of people on multiple decks, along the shore of the city of Milwaukee. Buildings and a second ship are in the b...
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...
Description: Part of a United Public Workers parade/demonstration on a downtown city street. A horse-drawn wagon carries some participants. Parade signs read "No Swivel...
Description: East Water Street from Kirby House. View of buildings and street. Street car in the distance.
Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.
Description: Stanz Cheese Company, Migliaccio & Vallone Company, and Milwaukee Cheese Company all located on the east side of North Broadway between East Clybourn and E...
Date: 1901 before
Description: Elevated view, looking northwest from the Fourth District Schoolhouse. The foreground is dominated by two large churches.
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