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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: N. Water Street between E. St. Paul and E. Buffalo Streets.
Date: 1905 after
Description: View of the street and construction site outside of the Plankinton House hotel and various storefronts. Horse-drawn carriages, pedestrians, and constructi...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Three large stationary steam engines at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.
Description: Letterhead stationery of David S. Rose, the mayor of Milwaukee, showing an engraving of Milwaukee City Hall.
Date: 1906 before
Description: Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, designed by Ferry & Clas, architects.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A large crowd assembled outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The crowd is composed mostly of men but includes a few boys and at least one gir...
Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...
Description: E.T. Mix, architect. 1 Waverly Place, built 1872. Three-quarter view of the front and right side of the house. A sidewalk and trees are on the right, with...
Date: 1904 after
Description: A car climbs up a dirt and gravel road in an industrial area. The Milwaukee-Western Fuel Co. building appears in the background, as well as a building wit...
Description: An advertisement for Blatz Wiener beer featuring two well-dressed men and two women seated at a restaurant table drinking Blatz Beer. There is a potted pla...
Description: Wisconsin street looking west. The Gimbels sign can be seen. Text on postcard reads "Wisconsin St. & Railway Exchange Bldg., Milwaukee, Wis."
Description: Workers look on as machine parts are tested at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. This photograph was displayed at the 1915 Panama-Pacific Internat...
Description: Crates on a factory floor at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The crates may contain stationary engines. The text on the wooden crates in the fo...
Date: 1901 before
Description: Elevated view southeast from Marquette College. Homes along street in the foreground with a horse-drawn carriage. Church steeples can be seen in the dista...
Description: Studio group portrait of (left to right) Charles F. Pfister, Henry C. Payne, and Frank G. Bigelow.
Pfister was a Milwaukee financier, who - among numerou...
Description: Slightly elevated view from front of students and teachers in an early 20th century school classroom. The names of all the students are written on the blac...
Description: Exterior view from field of factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.
Description: Five story building with a flag with the hotel's name on it flying from the roof. Several people, a car, and a trolley are in front.
Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...
Description: Reservoir, looking South, with pedestrians walking along the edge of reservoir. A team of horses with a cart or wagon can also be seen in the background.
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