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Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of hotel at a street corner. The Majestic is the tallest building in the image. Signs designate two of the buildings, with a smaller buildin...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Elevated view of fourteen-story theatre building, with two red buildings on either side of it. On the street are people, horses, carriages, and trolleys. T...
Description: Stereograph of John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home, 1130 Grand Avenue. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lion House" a...
Description: The Taylor barn being moved through snow-covered fields by a truck. The barn is on a large bed platform. Other farm buildings are visible in the backgrou...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of fourteen-story theatre at an angle from across the street. Several other buildings can be seen, as well as a road with pedestrians and ho...
Description: Looking southeast on Winnebago Street, and east on W. Vilet Street from N. 11th Street. Stumpf and Langhoff Co. clothing store from the corner of Winnebago...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.
Date: 1886 before
Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...
Date: 1875 before
Description: Stereoview of East Water Street and Michigan.
Description: View west from Mitchell Block of warehouses, industrial buildings and a church in the background. In the foreground is a waterway with a schooner and two s...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: View from street of a building being remodeled to accommodate two businesses: a drugstore on the ground floor and a postal sub-station on the second floor....
Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...
Description: A TMERL streetcar on the Delaware and Oakland line advertising special 1905 rates (25 for a dollar or 6 for 25 cents) and universal transfers.
Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from W. North Avenue. Bauch goods and other unidentified businesses visible on 3rd Street. There are automobiles and streetc...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A bridge crosses the Milwaukee River on Oneida Street, now known as Wells Street, looking toward the City Hall tower.
Date: 1915-09-19 ca.
Description: Milwaukee Auditorium at N. 6th Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads, "Auditorium, Milw".
Date: 1914-05-19 ca.
Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just after occupancy. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular w...
Date: 1905 after
Description: South Entrance; in the background is a lighthouse. In the center is a bridge flanked by carved stone lions. A man on a motor car is crossing the bridge.
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