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Description: The college is set back from the road, behind a lawn with paths, benches, and trees. An observatory dome can be seen on the right side behind a roof.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Front facade of library building from across the street behind a median strip, which has a statue and a sign that reads "Keep Off the Grass".
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Color print of exterior of building. It has two levels with a peaked red roof. Two sets of windows and two sets of doors are visible. In the sky area is...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...
Date: 1910 before
Description: Temple is on the right of the Academy at the street corner.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Corner of Wisconsin Street and Cass Street. Hotel has several floors, awnings on all the windows on one side, and a corner turret.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Now called Wisconsin Avenue. Split avenue (strip of land down the center). View has several statues on plinths and/or columns in the center area.
Date: 1905 after
Description: Exterior of school. A red building is on the right in the background, and darker buildings are on the left. School has five levels with peaked roofs and s...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Exterior of building. Caption below gives the name of the building and the line "Totally Destroyed by Fire June 4 '05." A group of people stand outside th...
Description: Elevated view of Lincoln Memorial Bridge and plaza area. Lake Michigan is in the background, railroad tracks are below the bridge. Trees and grass surrou...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.
Description: A large building on a small hill above a road. Three posts are along the road, and small rails line the the sidewalk near a small drive. A man is standing...
Description: Building on street corner, taken from street level. Store has eight levels with a water tower on the roof. Pedestrians are in the road and on the sidewalk...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Front facade of building from across the street behind a median strip, which has a statue surrounded by a small fence.
Description: Union Depot with clock tower. Railroad station on left side, with clock tower. Park area on right with orse-drawn vehicles near the entrance.
Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.
Description: Now called Wisconsin Avenue. On the left are trees and a trolley in the road. On the right are several church towers, more trees, and another trolley. In...
Description: A monument in front of the Milwaukee Public Library and Museum. A portion of the dome can be seen on top of the library. A horse and carriage are on the fa...
Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the road.
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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