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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A road crew repairs a street.

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of courthouse in center foreground with snow.

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...

Date: 1913-08-23 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east from W. Wells street across the Milwaukee River. The E. Wells power plant (with arrow), Pabst Theater, and City Hall are on the...

Date: 1914-02-27 ca.

Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...

Photograph

Sans Souci Hall

Date: 1912 

Description: Formally a Universalist Church (under Rev. Augusta Chapin), then a Baptist church, later a club house and eventually a dance hall. Photograph taken after...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: City Hall near the Milwaukee River.

Photograph

Street Cleaner

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Street cleaner cleaning a street. A man and boy stand on the opposite sidewalk watching. Another street cleaner is on the left. Perhaps in Milwaukee.

Date: 1958-12 

Description: Elevated view over rooftops, looking southwest from North 4th and West Cherry Streets toward the central YMCA building.

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: Side view of a car parked at curb decorated to participate in the May Day parade. The car has two large megaphones mounted on top and a banner that reads,...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: A Milwaukee billboard advertising a lecture by Earl Browder, general secretary of the Communist Party-USA. The sign reads "Win the War Rally! Earl Browder,...

Photograph

Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Chamber of Commerce at the corner of Broadway and Michigan Streets. Western Union Telegraph is housed within the building.

Date: 1952 

Description: Looking down Wells Street from the first Wisconsin National Bank Building. Commerce office on lower left.

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1896-07-03 after

Description: Waiters and customers can be seen in the Schlitz Palm Garden in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The idea was borrowed from Germany where beer gardens were common. It...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date: 1919-08 

Description: Postal workers demonstrate to demand salary increases to meet war-time cost of living increases.

Date: 1919-09-12 ca.

Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...

Photograph

St. Peter's Church

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The first Catholic church in Milwaukee. The structure is shown here after it was moved to the grounds of St. Francis Seminary, St. Francis Wisconsin. It wa...

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