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Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Storefronts of East Water Street.

Date: 1987-07-20 

Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereoview of East Water Street and Michigan.

Date: 1901 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.

Photograph

Knickerbocker Hotel

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Front of hotel from park across the street. Several cars are parked along the street, and a large building is visible to the left of the hotel.

Photograph

Fishing Boat

Date: 1938 

Description: Two men stand to the rear of a 44-foot fishing boat marked Frank Braeger. The boat was owned by Julius Detlaff and powered by an International PD-80...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Broadway with several buildings lining the paved road, including A.W. Rich & Co. Drygoods, Millinery, and a Law Office on the right. Larg...

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Description: Several pedestrians walking near the Wisconsin National Bank building.

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing. Strikers are standing on the cobblestone street and sidewalk holding signs that read "Don'...

Photograph

Unidentified Street

Date:  

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue at Water Steet with cars and pedestrians. Streetcars are running up and down the middle of the wide street. Skyscrapers an...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Gesu Pastoral Residence Catholic Church, 1131 W. Wisconsin Street. Church towers, with a clock, are right of center, with wings to the left and right. A mo...

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Description: View south from Courthouse of rooftops with Harbor and Bay in distance.

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...

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Description: Elevated view southeast from the courthouse at E. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Jackson Street. The Northwestern Mutual home office building and Chicago and North...

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing.

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Description: West Water Street from Union Depot.

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

Date: 1918-07-30 ca.

Description: Waldheim furniture building and surrounding commercial area on N. Plankinton Avenue, north of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Waldheim Furniture building is in th...

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