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Description: Heavy touring carriages unload passengers in front of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper building. A crowd is gathered, along with a few musicians and paperbo...
Description: The south side of Mason Street looking east from N. Water Street, featuring the Sentinel Building. There are open windows in the Sentinel Building with dec...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.
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.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: N. Water Street between E. St. Paul and E. Buffalo Streets.
Description: Design in pencil for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent stamp featuring a cow's head and an arm holding a hammer.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 7131 in Milwaukee.
Description: A group of men are gathered around a stagecoach which is mounted on a platform in a yard. Some men are sitting inside, while others are standing around in...
Description: Elevated view of E. Wisconsin Avenue looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at the corner of Van Buren. The major landmark is th...
Description: A line of pedestrians cross a busy street near a building with a sign for Gimbels Brothers.
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.
Description: New Northwestern Insurance Company building, with horse-drawn vehicles in the street.
Date: 1897 after
Description: A group of men carrying lunch boxes are walking away from a steam engine train, which is near another train and power lines.
Description: West side of N. Water Street between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets, featuring the Joys Building, with a contruction area in foreground. There are also...
Date: 1951 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Avenue at Sixth Street, looking east from near the front of the Milwaukee Public Library (left foreground). Taken at night; lighted clocks read 9...
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Downtown street on a rainy night.
Description: Afermath of the fire of June 4, 1905. A chimney and some burnt out walls still stand. The area around the ruins is fenced off. The top of the building t...
Date: 1906-05-09 ca.
Description: View from across the street of the Hathaway building, probably at the northeast corner of E. Mason Street and N. Broadway. W.M. Marnitz Co. Tailors, Gilbe...
Date: 1951 before
Description: Elevated view from the First Wisconsin National Bank Building, down Wells Street toward the Milwaukee County Court House. Commerce office on lower left.
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