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Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Looking south from Oneida Street bridge at night.
Description: Two men sit on top of a water tank wagon which is pulled by two horses. They are posing in front of the W.H. Perrigo Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist office...
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...
Date: 1910 before
Description: Juneau Park. Statue is on the of a hill near a road. At the bottom of the hill are railroad tracks, trains, and a station. The city is visible in the backg...
Description: Elevated view of building, with main arched entrance on the right. There is a bridge on the left over the river.
Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.
Date: 1931 before
Description: The Frank Braeger tug boat was used for fishing from 1906 until 1931 and ran on Lake Michigan. Frank Braeger and his family lived on Jones Island. T...
Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Union Depot with clock tower. Railroad station on left side, with clock tower. Park area on right. Horse-drawn vehicles are near the entrance.The card is p...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Exterior of building. Two trolleys are on the road and bridge over the river in front of the arched entrance.
Description: Postcard with image of hotel in the upper left corner. View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block w...
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Hotel on corner. Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the building.
Date: 1906 before
Description: Boats on the Milwaukee River.
Description: Color image of building with wraparound porch on two levels. A plant-lined drive is in front of the house with a man driving a horse-drawn carriage.
Date: 1920 before
Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...
Description: "The T.M.E.R. & L. Co's New Public Service Building"- the heading on the postcard. Flags are on the roof on either end. A trolley is coming in from the r...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Dr. A. Rudolph Silverston's vacu-aerial flying machine, as seen from the rear.
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...
Description: Elevated view of hotel at a street corner. The Majestic is the tallest building in the image. Signs designate two of the buildings, with a smaller buildin...
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