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Photograph

Downtown River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.

Date: 1906 before

Description: Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, designed by Ferry & Clas, architects.

Postcard

Fox Point Club

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with blue roof in distance at the end of a curving road. The drive is lined by flowers.

Photograph

Brick Road

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Paved driveway, cobblestones, leading to the loading platform of the Pabst Brewing Co. In the background, three horses stand near a wagon loaded with barre...

Postcard

Jones Island

Date: 1902 before

Description: Elevated view of island with houses. Industrial buildings are in the background, and a sailboat is on the water in foreground. A quick note is written on t...

Photograph

Nurses

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Eight nurses in uniform posing in front of a building (probably their workplace). Some of the women are holding a bedframe, pail, and a broom, and other it...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Date: 1904 

Description: Front cover of a German language advertising catalog for International Harvester's Milwaukee line of harvesting machinery. Features a chromolithograph ill...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Stone Stairway. At the top there is a decorative balcony overlooking the stairway, and part of a building can be seen.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dining room in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The lib...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and jacket poses with three well-dressed women in dresses and wide-brimmed hats.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of depot from the street. Taken about a block from the building, the image has a trolley, pedestrians, carriages, and signs for the Davison Theatre a...

Photograph

Grove Street

Date: 1905 after

Description: South from National Avenue, a view on the south side of Milwaukee. A church steeple is on the distant left. An electric pole is on the left corner, next...

Date: 1909-03 

Description: Sandlot baseball game in front of a house and several outbuildings, all in dilapidated condition.

Date: 1909-05 

Description: Slightly elevated view from front of students and teachers in an early 20th century school classroom. The names of all the students are written on the blac...

Date: 1909-09-17 

Description: President Taft walking along a path at the Soldier's Home where he addressed veterans. Several others accompany the President, including Mayor David S. Ros...

Date: 1902 

Description: Studio group portrait of (left to right) Charles F. Pfister, Henry C. Payne, and Frank G. Bigelow.

Pfister was a Milwaukee financier, who - among numerou...

Date: 1906-08-30 

Description: A screw passenger excursion vessel or whaleback, the Christopher Columbus, passing through the Broadway Bridge.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A pioneer Scandinavian immigrant hotel on Clinton Street, south side, built before the Civil War. Posters are a board on the left side of the house, and a...

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...

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