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Date: 1910 before
Description: Hand-colored postcard view of a pier and lighthouse at the entrance to Milwaukee's harbor. Two people sail in a small boat to the right of the lighthouse,...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Interior of the arcade from the second floor. There are skylights and chandeliers in the ceiling, and railings along the mezzanine. Interior storefronts li...
Date: date unknown
Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...
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...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Looking west from Washington Monument. Monument is on the right, with the view down the street on the left. A church, two other monuments, and several ot...
Description: View from across the street with pedestrians walking on the sidewalk in front.
Date: 1920 before
Description: Elevated view of dam with a bridge further up the river. Various buildings are along the shoreline and on top of the hill on the right.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...
Description: Aerial view of the factory surrounded by fields, roads, and several houses, as well as the railroad tracks that go around the building.
Description: Freighters lined up along river.
Description: Elevated view from City Hall Square, including the Blatz Hotel, Pabst Theater, a fountain, and a streetcar.
Description: Hotel on corner of East Wisconsin Avenue and and Jefferson Street. Pedestrians and cars are outside the entrance. The name of the hotel is on an awning ove...
Description: Temple is on the right of the Academy at the street corner.
Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.
Description: Avenue west of Eight Street. Elevated view from top of a building. On the left are two churches, a few other buildings, and trees. Road is split with a st...
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.
Description: A boat with five people are on a lake surrounded by trees. Behind them are several docked boats. In the background is a park area with a red-roofed build...
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: The hospital entrance can be seen above a small pond that is surrounded by trees and a landscaped lawn.
Date: 1907 before
Description: Viaduct over river, with a trolley on the tracks on the metal support bridge. On right is a grassy riverbank, with industrial buildings along the river go...
Description: Interior of auditorium with a large open dance floor, a stage in the center, and seats on the sides with balcony seating. Ceiling has a long window that h...
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