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Date: 1910 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard view of a pier and lighthouse at the entrance to Milwaukee's harbor. Two people sail in a small boat to the right of the lighthouse,...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Interior of the arcade from the second floor. There are skylights and chandeliers in the ceiling, and railings along the mezzanine. Interior storefronts li...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...

Postcard

Jones Island

Date: 1902 before

Description: Elevated view of island with houses. Industrial buildings are in the background, and a sailboat is on the water in foreground. A quick note is written on t...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: Looking west from Washington Monument. Monument is on the right, with the view down the street on the left. A church, two other monuments, and several ot...

Postcard

Post Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across the street with pedestrians walking on the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view of dam with a bridge further up the river. Various buildings are along the shoreline and on top of the hill on the right.

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 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the factory surrounded by fields, roads, and several houses, as well as the railroad tracks that go around the building.

Date: 1910 before

Description: Freighters lined up along river.

Postcard

The Blatz Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from City Hall Square, including the Blatz Hotel, Pabst Theater, a fountain, and a streetcar.

Postcard

Pfister Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hotel on corner of East Wisconsin Avenue and and Jefferson Street. Pedestrians and cars are outside the entrance. The name of the hotel is on an awning ove...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Temple is on the right of the Academy at the street corner.

Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

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

Grand Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Several horse-drawn vehicles are on the road. Below the image is a short letter dated July 6, 1907.

Date: 1907 before

Description: Viaduct over river, with a trolley on the tracks on the metal support bridge. On right is a grassy riverbank, with industrial buildings along the river go...

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of City Hall from the square, including the Miller Cafe, other businesses, pedestrians, and a streetcar.

Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.

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