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Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard view of Milwaukee Vinegar Works and Red Star Yeast Company.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Storefronts of East Water Street.
Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.
Description: Exterior view of a 10-ton type "A" semi-gantry crane at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. foundry yard. The crane is stamped with the text "Pawling & Ha...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: An original colored poster celebrating the Milwaukee Road's 90 years of progress. The poster features three photographs of locomotive engines, ranging in t...
Date: 1875 before
Description: Stereoview of East Water Street and Michigan.
Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Front of hotel from park across the street. Several cars are parked along the street, and a large building is visible to the left of the hotel.
Description: Two men stand to the rear of a 44-foot fishing boat marked Frank Braeger. The boat was owned by Julius Detlaff and powered by an International PD-80...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of Broadway with several buildings lining the paved road, including A.W. Rich & Co. Drygoods, Millinery, and a Law Office on the right. Larg...
Description: A man is standing on a walkway on top of a mechanical conveyor belt machine in a quarry, loading a truck with sand and gravel. A man with a shovel is stand...
Description: Several pedestrians walking near the Wisconsin National Bank building.
Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing. Strikers are standing on the cobblestone street and sidewalk holding signs that read "Don'...
Description: Typical room at the Milwaukee River Hilton Inn in MIlwaukee.
Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue at Water Steet with cars and pedestrians. Streetcars are running up and down the middle of the wide street. Skyscrapers an...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard showing a close-up of the holder Lawson designed for passenger seats on his Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Description: Gesu Pastoral Residence Catholic Church, 1131 W. Wisconsin Street. Church towers, with a clock, are right of center, with wings to the left and right. A mo...
Description: A young girl dances with an older man wearing a cone-shaped hat and a tie on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microph...
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