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Description: Heavy touring carriages unload passengers in front of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper building. A crowd is gathered, along with a few musicians and paperbo...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Intended for tourists, this brochure features a map of Milwaukee's central business district as well as general information about parking, beaches and othe...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking north from the foot of Milwaukee's main thoroughfare, Wisconsin Avenue. Lincoln Memorial Drive winds its way along the lagoon in Juneau...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

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...

Postcard

Pabst Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of building, with main arched entrance on the right. There is a bridge on the left over the river.

Photograph

Sentinel Building

Date:  

Description: The south side of Mason Street looking east from N. Water Street, featuring the Sentinel Building. There are open windows in the Sentinel Building with dec...

Date: 1872 

Description: Elevated view over residential area, with several churches in the background.

Photograph

East Water Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.

Date: 1877 

Description: View of bluffs and buildings on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Map of Merrill Estate property for sale and sold. Map reads: "Merrill Estate property (colored) lots marked X are sold for terms & prices inquire of S.H. C...

Date: 1906-08-30 

Description: A screw passenger excursion vessel or whaleback, the Christopher Columbus, passing through the Broadway Bridge.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man in a suit and hat stands on the street holding a stack of Milwaukee Journal newspapers.

Postcard

Pabst Building

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building. Two trolleys are on the road and bridge over the river in front of the arched entrance.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: N. Water Street between E. St. Paul and E. Buffalo Streets.

Photograph

Milwaukee Club

Date: 1889 

Description: Corner of 706 North Jefferson Street; from a booklet of collotype views published by the photographer. The building has a turret with a rounded roof. At th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Church located at the corner of Broadway and Division Streets. A group of men, women and children stand at the corner near a large lamp post.

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.

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