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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.

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Description: Elevated view of Majestic Theater Vaudeville building, with pedestrians on the street, along with a streetcar and horse-drawn vehicles. The Schlitz Hotel i...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows sewers, manholes, streets, canals, rivers, and Lake Michigan. An explanation of sewer types is included.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine is parked on the street. A group of people are looking up toward a building where a rope is coming down f...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the motor mounting and cabane for Alfred Lawson's Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Photograph

West State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east between Second and Third streets. City Hall is visible in the left center background. Signs and billboards dot several buildin...

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Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...

Photograph

Mr. Henry Weber

Date: 1914-08-20 

Description: Henry Weber, the president of the Park Board rides in an automobile in Lake Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Mr. Henry Webster [sic], prest. Par...

Photograph

Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.

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Description: Large crowd looking at the damaged Christopher Columbus cruise vessel at dock. Constructed in 1893, the Christopher Columbus was the only pas...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the motor mounting in Alfred Lawson's Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1905 after

Description: View along the river, with a raised bridge with a steamboat passing through. River surrounded by buildings on both sides. A clock tower is in the backgroun...

Photograph

Family on Sidewalk

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fourteen people dressed for cold weather and wearing hats and scarves stand on a sidewalk in front of a picket fence. A car is parked on the roa...

Date: 1902 

Description: This map is a chart of Milwaukee Harbor that displays local streets, bridges, roads, railroads, public buildings, businesses, factories, dry docks, parks,...

Photograph

"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View down the avenue. A large crowd of people on are on the left in front of a storefront, and several horse-drawn vehicles are on the right. Two men are...

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