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Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Intended for tourists, this brochure features a map of Milwaukee's central business district as well as general information about parking, beaches and othe...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking north from the foot of Milwaukee's main thoroughfare, Wisconsin Avenue. Lincoln Memorial Drive winds its way along the lagoon in Juneau...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: Avenue west of Eight Street. Elevated view from top of a building. On the left are two churches, a few other buildings, and trees. Road is split with a st...

Postcard

Pabst Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of building, with main arched entrance on the right. There is a bridge on the left over the river.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Church on Layton Boulevard between Scott and Greenfield Avenues. Front of church and a side wing is visible from across the road. In the sky area is print...

Date: 1914-08-01 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Yacht Club, located at the foot of E. Layfayette Street on Lake Michigan. Numerous sailboats in the harbor and individuals on the pier.

Date: 1906-08-30 

Description: A screw passenger excursion vessel or whaleback, the Christopher Columbus, passing through the Broadway Bridge.

Date: 1937 

Description: Color coded map in pink, yellow, blue, and brown of Milwaukee County State and County trunk highways. The map includes a legend of symbols: "STEAM RAIL ROA...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Postcard

Pabst Building

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building. Two trolleys are on the road and bridge over the river in front of the arched entrance.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: N. Water Street between E. St. Paul and E. Buffalo Streets.

Date: 1948 

Description: Design in pencil for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent stamp featuring a cow's head and an arm holding a hammer.

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...

Photograph

G.B. Nase Store

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The G.B. Nase Decorating and Paperhanging Shop.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View the from the street of a building being remodeled to accommodate two businesses: a drugstore on the ground floor and a postal sub-station on the secon...

Date: 1952 

Description: Milwaukee streets department employees repair the intersection of Meinecke Avenue and 12th Street. Behind them, a Blatz truck is making a delivery to the...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A fountain and trees in Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) in front of the church.

Photograph

FDR in Milwaukee

Date: 1932-10-01 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Intersection of Janesville Plan and North Cape Road, with telephone poles lining North Cape Road and cars parked on the side of Schunbrino's Saloon.

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