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Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Harold O. Hornburg of Hartland, Wisconsin, who stated that "he is standing on the front of the machine with his hands on his hips. His bu...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Several pedestrians cross a city street on a rainy day.
Description: Winter scene with snow-covered street car, Milwaukee.
Description: View from street of man carrying ice out of the rear bumper of an International D-300 truck owned by the Wisconsin Ice & Coal Company. The text on the truc...
Description: View of an urban street with pedestrians, cable cars, and horse-drawn vehicles. The city could possibly be Milwaukee, on the left there is a Schlitz Milwau...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.
Description: Elevated view of scene at the corner of Grand (Avenue?) and West Water Street, now Plankinton and Wisconsin Avenues. Several streetcars are in the streets...
Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...
Description: Intersection of two gravel roads. Telephone poles, some with posters stapled to them, line the sides of the road, and residential housing and fields are vi...
Date: 1884 after
Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...
Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing.
Description: A group of well-dressed men and women walking across a street. They are all wearing hats and a couple of the woman are carrying fur muffs. A streetcar and...
Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...
Description: View of a 29 foot in diameter ring gear that is a component of a ball mill drive on a truck. This ring gear was purchased by Koppers and used by Hannah Min...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Traffic on Wells Street with the Germania Newspaper weekly building in the background.
Date: 1935 after
Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...
Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.
Description: A small marching band is at the head of the parade with a military group marching behind them. Crowds stand on the sidewalk.
Date: 1913-09-12 ca.
Description: Looking south on N. Plankinton Avenue and N. 3rd Street, with the The Second Ward Savings Bank (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society) in the triangl...
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