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Grove Street

Date: 1905 after

Description: South from National Avenue, a view on the south side of Milwaukee. A church steeple is on the distant left. An electric pole is on the left corner, next...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue looking west down W. Wisconsin Avenue from Jackson Street. The round turret on the left is on the Federal Building with the Pfister H...

Date: 1865 

Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...

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Milwaukee Harbor

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of city, river and harbor. Two smokestacks are on either side of the river mouth.

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace meeting with a number of men and one young girl. A garden and residences can be seen in the background. Henry Wallace, then the United States...

Date: 1910-08-31 ca.

Description: Looking northwest on Fond du Lac Avenue from W. Walnut Street. Building with awning that says "1220 Zautcke Bros." Streetcars, pedestrians and horse-drawn...

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Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Children riding ponies in a roped-off area in a park at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows sewers, manholes, streets, canals, rivers, and Lake Michigan. An explanation of sewer types is included.

Photograph

Bootleg Days

Date: 1933-08-23 

Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Exterior of courthouse. Some timber lies in a pile to the right of the building, and cars line the street in front.

Date: 1913-09-25 ca.

Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from just north of W. North Avenue. On the right is the future Rosenberg's clothing store. Automobiles are parked at the cur...

Photograph

Boats in Harbor

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three boats on right. Left side has two buildings and small boats in fog.

Date:  

Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Women selling ceramics behind a booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. The elevated announcers booth is visible in the background.

Photograph

Layton Art Gallery

Date: 1888 after

Description: View across street towards the facade of the original Layton Art Gallery building at 758 N. Jefferson Street. Two men stand at the top of the stairs betwee...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Aerial view of early construction at the Marquette Interchange in Milwaukee, the junction of Interstate Highways I94 and I43. Construction began in 1964,...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...

Date: 1964-05-07 

Description: The corner grocery is a pleasant place for the pause that refreshes. Thaddeus Moore, 9, of 3271 N. 14th Street, had a cone. Anthony McMillon, 7, of 3287-A...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Street view exterior of building. The roads are lined with cars.

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