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Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Photograph

Circus in Town

Date:  

Description: Crowds watch a circus parade at the corner of West Water and Grand Avenue. In the foreground are 4 people on horseback. Beyond them is a circus wagon beari...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A clown entertains three women at a Civilian Defense Rally, two of whom are wearing bonnets and matching dresses. Booths behind the women read "Variety Sto...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1912 before

Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...

Photograph

Kilbournton House

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Front exterior view of the Kilbournton House in Estabrook Park.

Date: 1946-08 

Description: Members of the Farm Equipment Workers Union hand out leaflets at the International Harvester Co. plant during the Union's convention. A small crowd of peop...

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: Supporters of Bernie Sanders standing outside the Democratic presidential debate posing with their signs.

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Front of City Hall, taken from a rooftop. Streets, cars, statue and fountain are visible. Sign on Hall says "Welcome."

Photograph

South Third Street

Date: 1937 after

Description: Exterior view of the 800 block of South Third Street, with three large houses lining the road.

Date: 1944-10-30 

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railway depot. A number of pedestrians are waiting for the train.

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior of the school with a man standing on the sidewalk in front of the three-story building spraying the lawn with a hose. A group of people are in fr...

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View of a statue in Juneau Park, created by American sculptor Anne Whitney in 1887. The statue is a replica of the original which resides in Boston, Massac...

Photograph

Hillary Supporters

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: A man in a Ron Paul for President t-shirt is holding up a sign reading: "Hillary is a Criminal" in front of a group of Hillary supporters.

Photograph

Milwaukee College

Date: 1910 before

Description: The central gothic structure was built around 1852 for the Milwaukee Female College and the wings were added at a later time. Later this building was used...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored view from the water. Buildings are in the background, a boat and bridge are in the center. A small boat with people in it are in the foregroun...

Date: 1887 

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

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from lawn of curved residential street lined with recently constructed housing and lampposts. A car sits in a driveway of a house on the left, and fur...

Photograph

Milwaukee Streetcar

Date:  

Description: View down snow-covered streetcar tracks towards a streetcar traveling up an unidentified residential street in Milwaukee.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a car buried in fresh snow while parked outside a building.

Date: 1927-06-21 

Description: McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor pulling a street cleaning tank attachment marked "Street Department, Village of Shorewood." Water is spraying from the side...

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