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Date: 1909 

Description: A lighthouse is in the background, as well as several other buildings in the distance. The bridge is flanked by stone lions on each corner.

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereoview of East Water Street and Michigan.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, and an overall classical theme to the architecture.

Date: 1983-10 

Description: The Milwaukee Road freight car repair shop at 3301 West Canal Street.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: East Water Street at Wisconsin Avenue. City Hall is visible in the background. At the left is the Waldheim and Company Department Store of 407-411 East Wat...

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Description: Memohead of the Wilbur Seed Meal Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of horse, cattle, poultry, and egg food, hoof packing, and various animal re...

Postcard

Juneau Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Train station in the distance, with a man standing in the foreground on steps leading down to the lake, near a fenced-in pond. On the left are railroad tr...

Date:  

Description: Heavy touring carriages unload passengers in front of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper building. A crowd is gathered, along with a few musicians and paperbo...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: A United Public Workers parade/demonstration from an adjacent sidewalk. The line of participants including a horse-drawn wagon stretches into the distance....

Date:  

Description: The screw passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus", being towed into the Milwaukee harbor past a breakwater. Milwaukee North Pier Inner Light in...

Photograph

Freighter on River

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is standing at the front of the freighter, over the name painted on the side, "James Laughlin". Industrial buildings and water towers are in the back...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Main building in center with a lawn and paths in front. On the far left is a small attached building with a front porch.

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Description: Photograph of an illustration. The image is of Gimbels Department Store at the corner of W. Wisconsin and N. Plankinton Avenues. Possibly a drawing of a pl...

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...

Date: 1987-12-29 

Description: Bored travelers at General Mitchell International Airport, apparently taking their cue from a droopy travel poster advertising vacations in the sunny Carib...

Photograph

J.C. Iversen & Co.

Date: 1900 before

Description: Four-level building with shorter buildings flanking it on either side. On the road in front two carriages are visible, drawn by horses. A group of men ar...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Passenger Station, which was at the end of Wisconsin Avenue. The station has a clock tower and an arched entrance. On the b...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of main building behind trees on the lawn. A fountain is in front of the entrance. A flag waves at the top of the building.

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