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Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.

Date: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home office building on street corner, built in classic temple style. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and there are two motorcars in front of the entranc...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1847 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1910 

Description: This ink on paper blue line print base map consists of eight separate pieces and shows city limits, The Milwaukee Electric Railroad & Light Company lines,...

Photograph

Unloading Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man unloads coal from a boat by walking a wheelbarrow across wooden platforms raised on scaffolds. In the background a man stands with an empty wheelbarr...

Date:  

Description: Looking East from Mitchell Block. Elevated view of buildings with the lake and a steamship in the distance.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...

Date:  

Description: Elevated exterior view from across a street of the Golden Guernsey Dairy. Trucks are visible in open garages.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Front entrance of building. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and three motorcars are on the road in front of the entrance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men walking near the railroad Crossing Store. Above the store is a bridge providing a walkway over the railroad tracks.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Exterior of church.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

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...

Date: 1907 

Description: Engraving of an aerial view showing the Pabst Brewery plant. The streets around the plant are busy with horse-drawn vehicles and street cars.

Date: 1871 before

Description: The building has a fence around it and the yard is filled with trees. Pedestrians are in the road, as well as a man riding a horse.

Date: 1914-10 

Description: Buffalo Street construction showing cuts in the pavement and the inconvenience for traffic. Standing between the excavated holes and piles of dirt is a hor...

Date: 1872 

Description: Elevated view over residential area, with several churches in the background.

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