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Date: 1905-06-08 ca.
Description: The Daily News and Henry Reimer's Photo Materials store, located on the west side of North Plankinton Avenue, between West Wisconsin Avenue and West Wells...
Date: 1924-06-03 ca.
Description: The interior of an unidentified clothing store.
Date: 1924-06-28 ca.
Description: Kramer's Clothing shop, located on the north side of W. Wisconsin Avenue between N. 5th and N. 6th streets. Inside, displays of men's clothing merchandise...
Description: Milwaukee Free Press building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Broadway (built as Northwestern Mutual's home office in 1870).
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...
Date: 1901 before
Description: Elevated view, looking northwest from the Fourth District Schoolhouse. The foreground is dominated by two large churches.
Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...
Date: 1924-08-21 ca.
Description: The tobacco and cigar counter of the Center Street Pharmacy, located at 2002 W. Center Street.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Street looking west from the Post Office. Some text also written in German. Identifies in pencil writing the location of the Pfister Hotel, the W...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Exterior of A.O. Smith Laboratories. Architects were Holabird and Root.
Description: Looking southeast from Clybourn and Fifteenth Streets. An open dirt area is in the foreground, with lumber lying near water on the left, and industrial bui...
Description: This map shows public schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, city wards, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes, t...
Date: 1946 before
Description: People are sitting and standing around a fountain in Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) with the cathedral in the background.
Description: Original caption reads: "Model G, two-ton capacity, owned and operated by the International Harvester Corporation, Milwaukee, Wis, for cartage purposes, an...
Date: 1924-08-22 ca.
Description: Interior of an unidentified drugstore.
Description: View from the street of a billboard wall along a sidewalk, advertising Lincoln J. Carter's melodrama play, "Chattanooga." It is playing one night, January...
Description: A corner store with a large electric sign on top. Men are on the sidewalk in front of the store, and a horse-drawn vehicle and bicycles are on the right.
Date: 1911 before
Description: The Milwaukee Journal car on the side of the road in the countryside. The two women are sitting in the car, and two men are sitting on the side and front...
Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Exterior view from street of home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House...
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