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Photograph

Railroad Stockyards

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Description: Elevated view of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad stockyards, at about 25th Street.

Photograph

Courthouse Square

Date: 1914-08-20 ca.

Description: Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) showing Milwaukee County Courthouse from E. Wells and N. Jackson Streets. Caption on glass plate reads,"Court hous...

Date: 1902-05-16 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Public Library building (Central Library) at W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 9th Street.

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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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Description: Front cover and first two menu pages of a multi-page Mandarin and American style menu, with a tipped-in illustration of the facade of the restaurant, with...

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Description: Billhead of the E.H. Daniels & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealers in hardware and stoves, with a three-quarter view of the storefront, and horse-draw...

Photograph

Walker Square Park

Date: 1914-07-29 ca.

Description: Individuals and children sitting on benches in the foreground of the residential park with others in the middleground laying on the grass near the water fo...

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Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...

Photograph

Boston Store

Date: 1914-05-11 ca.

Description: The Boston Store department building at W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 4th Street.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior of auditorium with a large open dance floor, a stage in the center, and seats on the sides with balcony seating. Ceiling has a long window that h...

Date: 1924 

Description: The smoke stack is several inches out of plumb, which was the reason the photographer took the photograph. Located on a waterfront.

Photograph

Henry L. Ward

Date: 1914-02-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry L. Ward, Milwaukee naturalist and museum director.

Date: 1939-05-16 

Description: Fuel station attendant pumping gas from an International DR-60 Mobiloil fuel truck at Wadhams Oil Company. The gas station is built in a Chinese-style arch...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Kilbourn's bridge

Date: 1930-7-14

County: Milwaukee

City: Milwaukee

Photograph

Brick Road

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Paved driveway, cobblestones, leading to the loading platform of the Pabst Brewing Co. In the background, three horses stand near a wagon loaded with barre...

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...

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Description: Apartment building at 2518 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on negative reads, "Looking north at 2513 W. Wisconsin Ave". Parked automobile in the foreground an...

Date: 1987-12-29 

Description: Bored travelers at General Mitchell International Airport, apparently taking their cue from a droopy travel poster advertising vacations in the sunny Carib...

Postcard

The Gargoyle

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Color print of exterior of building. It has two levels with a peaked red roof. Two sets of windows and two sets of doors are visible. In the sky area is...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The dining...

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