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Description: Letterhead of the Mayor's Office, with a three-quarter view of the Milwaukee courthouse and people standing or walking by the building.

Date: 1918-10-06 

Description: Polish parade in Kosciuszko Park at W. Becher and S. 8th Streets, with St. Josaphat's Basilica in the background. The Kosciuszko statue was later move to t...


View from the Top

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Overhead view looking down from a tall building at passing traffic and workmen on suspended scaffolding near the sidewalk.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway passenger station at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. View is from the across the st...


Wisconsin Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from Grand Avenue overlooking Buscule Bridge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A boy wearing overalls and holding a Pepsi bottle standing near a trash pile on a street curb.

Date: 1920-01-11 

Description: Crowd in Humboldt Park watching an ice skating race. Caption on glass plate reads, "Municipal Skating and Hockey Association, Inter City Meet".

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...


J.C. Iversen & Co.

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: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...


Description: Exterior of the Passenger Depot. Front view of building with clock tower, and lawn with trees are visible.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Milwaukee Electric Rapid Transit at 20-23rd Streets and St. Paul, looking southeast from a hillside. Snow is on the ground, the buildings, and the large pi...

Date: 1952 

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.


Knickerbocker Hotel

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Front of hotel from park across the street. Several cars are parked along the street, and a large building is visible to the left of the hotel.


"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...

Date: 1904 after

Description: View of the courthouse taken from across the street. A horse and carriage is parked on the lower right of the image.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Railroad station from across the street. The station has blue roofs, several cars are parked in front, and some trees are visible.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cargo ship on the river with a derrick.

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