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Photograph

Family in Lake Park

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman and young girl in a bonnet, possibly mother and daughter, and a man and a young girl, possibly father and daughter, holding hands while strolling o...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: The map reads: "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO. from Dupre’s 1/4 Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." The map co...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Men moving an iron lung. The machine has the logo for the March of Dimes imprinted on it. Iron Lungs were commonly used for the treatment of polio.

Date: 1910 

Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon going down a cobblestone street in Milwaukee. The fact that automobiles also appear in the picture suggest that the transition to mo...

Photograph

Walker Square Park

Date: 1914-07-29 ca.

Description: Individuals and children sitting on benches in the foreground of the residential park with others in the middleground laying on the grass near the water fo...

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The hotel has an awning over the entrance to the sidewalk, which is crowded with many pedestrians. Several horse-drawn carriages are in the road.

Photograph

4th Ward Square

Date: 1914-08-20 ca.

Description: View from across the street of 4th Ward Square. Individuals sitting on benches and grass in the park. Caption on glass plate reads, "4th Ward Square".

Date:  

Description: Looking southeast on S. Kinnickinnic Avenue at E. Russell Avenue and S. Logan Avenue in the Bay View neighborhood. Trinity (now the Bay View) Methodist Chu...

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Gilded sculpture of Apollo and the muses of tragedy and comedy in the Pabst theater.

Date: 1888 

Description: Map of Milwaukee "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO., from Dupre’s 1/4-Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." Contain...

Photograph

Miller House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The brick home of Judge Andrew Galbraith Miller at 174 Wisconsin Street. There are steps up to the front entrance, a fence, and a fire hydrant on the sidew...

Photograph

Milwaukee Movie Set

Date: 1990 

Description: Costumed actors on a Third Ward street transformed to represent the 1930s for the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger".

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...

Photograph

Plankinton House

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. The Plankinton House is in the near foreground across the street. A sign for Little Dry Goods, 105, is on the left, above a horse-drawn cart.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Pabst Whitefish Bay Resort on the shores of Lake Michigan, with crowds of individuals walking up the numerous paths that lead to the resort's entrance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street view in the S. 6th Street neighborhood of Walker's Point. The storefronts include the H.J. Heinz Co.; H. Mullen, a clothing and shoe store; J. Gerst...

Date: 1952 

Description: Milwaukee streets department employees repair the intersection of Meinecke Avenue and 12th Street. Behind them, a Blatz truck is making a delivery to the...

Map or Atlas

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1889 

Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...

Date:  

Description: Milwaukee Central Police Station and Light Horse Squadron Armory on Broadway Street.

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