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Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View from inside arch of building looking out to City Hall. A street is visible below, with a parking lot full of cars, and several other buildings.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: As late as 1840 this house was the only one in Milwaukee; all around were Native Americans that came to trade with Solomon Juneau, a fur trader. The owner...

Photograph

Mud Pies

Date:  

Description: Two children making mud pies in the dirt in the space between the street and sidewalk. They are dressed in warm clothes and hats. In the background a man i...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1935 before

Description: Elevated view of front of City Hall. Several buildings and streets surround City Hall, with cars on all the roads. Snow is on top of the buildings and the...

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Description: Elevated view of industrial area. The building in the foreground says "Machine Shop" on it roof. People can be seen working in a large open area, and in th...

Photograph

Jeffery Car

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Jeffery, with a special body made by the W.S. Seaman Company parked in front of the company's Milwaukee plant. The Seaman company manufactured bodi...

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Description: A young girl on a city sidewalk with a St. Bernard that's wearing a sandwich board reading "Carl Zeidler For Mayor."

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor is posing on his motorcycle in the middle of a neighborhood street.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Merrill Hall; front walk at entrance. A horse and carriage are parked at the entrance. Vines are growing up the side of the building on the right.

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Description: A woman drives a two-wheeled carriage pulled by two white horses.

Photograph

Cadillac Ambulance

Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Cadillac Ambulance in a park. It's body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Fire fighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date: 1901 

Description: Elevated view of scene at the corner of Grand (Avenue?) and West Water Street, now Plankinton and Wisconsin Avenues. Several streetcars are in the streets...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Merrill Hall. Main entrance is visible through trees, and three women are walking down the road towards the building.

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Description: Letterhead of the Badger State Tobacco Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the building, men working on boats moored near the water...

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Description: Webster Woodmansee's Rolls Royce Silver Ghost in Lake Park. He collected vintage cars and was the owner and publisher of the Daily Reporter, the sta...

Photograph

Man Driving Truck

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Description: A man driving an early truck (ca. 1910). The front is labeled "Sampson".

Photograph

Cadillac

Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Cadillac sitting near Lake Michigan. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Drawing

Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS. An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...

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