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Unidentified Street

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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...

Map or Atlas

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1889 

Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A businessman, dressed in a suit coat and hat looks up while standing near two police officers. Behind them is a crowd of pedestrians on a street.

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

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Description: A man poses in front of a canoe tied onto his car. A second man looks on from the background.

Photograph

I Like Ike

Date: 1956-11-10 

Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view across railroad tracks towards the Chicago Northwestern Depot.

Postcard

Water Tower

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Water Tower from road. Image printed on faux birchbark background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview of southwest facade on Martin Street. Built circa 1872. Architect was E.T. Mix. Dirt road in front, and the tower of the Immanuel Church is in...

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Description: Letterhead of the Langenberger Construction Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building and traffic in the...

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Description: Two children ride tricycles on sidewalk along the side of a brick building. There is a large pipe winding from the roof into one of the windows.

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Description: A man in a horse-drawn vehicle crosses railroad tracks.

Date: 1924-09-14 

Description: Sidewalk group watching the military parade at the reunion of the “Red Arrow” 32nd Division, U.S. Army.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Small postcard partially colored. View also includes two trees and a horse-drawn carriage.

Photograph

Monster Truck

Date: 1989-01-23 

Description: A man cowers in mock awe before Kodiak, a 14,000 pound Ford Silverado rigged with six-foot-tall tires and an extra heavy-duty suspension. The truck compet...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Postcard with of two views for the Cudahy Bros. Meat Packing Co. The top is of a billboard with a peacock in a tree, and the words: "The Home of the Peaco...

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Wisconsin Street looking west to Grand Avenue.

Photograph

Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from bridge of City Hall at North Water, North Market, and East Wells Streets, and East Kilbourn Avenue.

Date: 2010-02-12 

Description: "This is the famous Milwaukee Ale House located at 233 N Water Street. Standing in front are Ethan A Casper and Parker Hren. This is the first time we have...

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