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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Traffic on Wells Street with the Germania Newspaper weekly building in the background.
Description: Elevated view of industrial area. The building in the foreground says "Machine Shop" on it roof. People can be seen working in a large open area, and in th...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A classical Romanesque basilica. Facing southwest from Chase Avenue, just south of Lincoln Avenue. Pedestrians are near the entrance.
Description: A woman drives a two-wheeled carriage pulled by two white horses.
Description: Winter scene with Alma Reinhardt Taylor and her children (from left) Frederick Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams, and Ellen Taylor Higgins. The children are posi...
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...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the Waterworks looking northwest.
Description: On-lookers observe an accident in downtown Milwaukee, of the Hamman's Express Line, piano and furniture mover.
Date: 1980 before
Description: Stereograph; elevated view of what was supposedly the largest elevator in the world at the time. Though there is a Peirce & Whaling Company imprint over t...
Date: 1909-06-19 ca.
Description: Caswell Block building at W. Wisconsin and N. Plankinton Avenues.
Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).
Date: date unknown
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: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...
Description: Northwestern Line railroad accident. Railroad cars have fallen off the railroad tracks and the engine car is lying on its side. Both men and women are stan...
Description: Exterior view of a boarded-up Amoco gas station at 6731 W. North Avenue.
Date: 1901 before
Description: Elevated view looking northwest from Division Street and East Water Street. Rooftop of building in foreground has laundry hanging from a line. In the back...
Description: Milwaukee trolley that is pulled by two horses. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. O...
Description: Corner of Grove and Mineral Streets with cars parked along the road. Storefronts line the streets. The Goodwill store, a used car dealership and a water to...
Description: Shops contained on first floor of a Victorian structure, one of which belongs to a woman named Mary. Standing in front are her husband and two sons. Furthe...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.
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