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Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 1860 

Description: Image of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads: "As foreign nations saw u...

Date: 1892 

Description: Formerly the Richter, Schubert and Dick office building. Seven-story building with a rounded corner next to the alleyway. The word Merrill is above one e...

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Description: Memohead of the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an elevated view of the brewery complex, including an elevator and other stora...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee branch of the Underwood Typewriter Company, headquartered in New York. In the center is the image of a typewriter with a red ba...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Panoramic print of factory. Six large smokestacks, several small ones, a flag, and a water tower decorate the rooftops. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the roa...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Main factory with South Foundry in lower left. Lake Michigan is in the background. Later the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co.

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Description: Letterhead of the F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Company of Milwaukee, manufacturers of and dealers in footwear, with an elevated, three-quarter view of the Mayer co...

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Description: Letterhead of the Hotel Pfister, with a three-quarter view of the building, and automobiles, a trolley car, and horse-drawn vehicles on the streets.

Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

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Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...

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Description: Billhead of Burnham & Post of Milwaukee, a livery and boarding stable, with a side view of a horse outfitted with a saddle and bridle.

Date: 1915 

Description: Stamp advertising the 1915 Wisconsin State Fair. Includes an illustration of a woman waving a "Wis." pennant, overlooking crowds at the fairground. Stamp t...

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Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Goodnow Bay State Foundry & Machine Shop, or "Bay State" Iron Works, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which fabricated steam engines and boil...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Willow Works, a manufacturer of children's carriages, willow ware, and toys, with a three-quarter view of the company building,...

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Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

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Description: Billhead of James Suydam of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, agent for the Goodyear Rubber Company, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in all types of rubber good...

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Description: Building with three levels, a porch and two balconies across the front of the house, a roof, and a man with a telescope in a belvedere in the center of the...

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Description: Billhead of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "jobbers in hardware, iron & cutlery, bicycles, sporting goods etc.", with a three...

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