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Photograph

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

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...

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."

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

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: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of A.O. Smith Laboratories. Architects were Holabird and Root.

Photograph

Railroad Tracks

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Elevated view over railroad yards from the 27th Street viaduct.

Date:  

Description: Well-dressed pedestrians walking on a downtown Milwaukee Street.

Photograph

Amusement Park Ride

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A teenage boy caught looking directly at the photographer while riding an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition midway in the early ev...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Soldier's Monument on Grand Avenue. Statue is left of center, in a park, with a tower in the background. Some scroll work has been added to the upper and...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1939-06-19 

Description: Milwaukee County Court House in the process of being razed. A worker is standing on part of the second floor, in front of what is left of the dome.

Date: 1912-11-17 ca.

Description: Menomonee Valley railroad yard looking northeast to 6th Street viaduct. The George Schulz box factory was on N. 5th Street and W. Clybourn Street.

Postcard

Town Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Recently constructed residential housing as viewed from a hill. A fence is in the foreground. Porches, backyards, and small garages lead down to the Villag...

Photograph

Brick Mansion

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of a three-story mansion with a large yard.

Date: 1915-07-24 ca.

Description: Storefront of the Philip Gross Hardware Company on the east side of N. Third Street, north of W. Wells Street. Grassler and Gezelschap is next door on the...

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