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Photograph

Thorsen Residence

Date: 1904 

Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...

Postcard

522 First Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: View from street of three people standing in front of a small house. There is a small Oeil-de-boeuf window in the upper story. The windows have shutters an...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Two-wheeled show cart with pair of white show horses in tandem hitch, being driven, probably along Lake Michigan.

Postcard

Town Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.

Date: 1903-04-03 before

Description: Front cover, first page, and menu listing for a banquet given in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt by the Merchants and Manufacturers Association at Pl...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1904 

Description: Looking north on N. Water Street toward City Hall. The streets are filled with automobiles and streetcars. Sidewalks are bustling with pedestrians.

Date: 1903-09-10 ca.

Description: Looking north on the Milwaukee River from the Holton Street viaduct towards the Milwaukee lumberyards.

Date: 1905-03-31 

Description: An unidentified Falk employee stands next to a large Steel Spur Gear. The sign in the photograph reads, "Cast Steel Spur Gear. Made by The Falk Co. Milwauk...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Several horse-drawn vehicles are on the road. Below the image is a short letter dated July 6, 1907.

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking Northeast from dome of the Milwaukee County Court House. Several churches are visible among the dwellings.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Church on Grand Avenue. A statue is in the median across the street from the church.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Pabst Brewery shipping yard showing several teams of horses hitched to wagons loaded with barrels of beer. A man holds the reins of ea...

Photograph

Sweeping Porch

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Woman sweeping snow off a porch. She is wearing a dress and apron.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with tower from street level. Two flags fly from the building. A short letter is written in the sky area of the postcard.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wooded drive with fall colors.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the home of Increase A. Lapham at 321-325 Poplar Street, which was built by J.A. Messenger in 1848.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Color postcard showing a landscape along River Park.

Photograph

West Juneau Avenue

Date: 1900 before

Description: Previously known as Chestnut Street; view from the corner of 3rd Street. Image looks down the road to the vanishing point on the horizon, where a steeple...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the road.

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