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Photograph

Sulky Driver

Date:  date unknown

Description: A racer poses on the track with his horse and carriage. The horse appears to be wearing blinders. The man is wearing a coat and hat, and is holding a whip.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men, women, and children sitting and walking on the shore of a lake, possibly Lake Michigan, near a partially constructed pier.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a streetcar viaduct on the Waukesha Interurban Line, near Milwaukee.

Date: 1956 

Description: Flora van Brink Hony Bader (nee Melkman) in backyard of her home on Farwell Avenue.

Date: 1906 

Description: Five railroad employees pose on Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine no. 1223 at the Chestnut Street yard. Left to right are yardman Jack Meyer, ya...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five men stand on a sidewalk in front of a theater. The sign above the theater reads "Scenes of the World on Land and Sea, Admission 5 cents". The signs...

Date: 1914-07-17 ca.

Description: Menominee River coal yards, west from the 16th Street viaduct. There is a cargo ship called the "John B. Cowle" in the harbor between two coal yards. Worke...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of hotel at a street corner. The Majestic is the tallest building in the image. Signs designate two of the buildings, with a smaller buildin...

Date: 1953-09-20 

Description: A posed photograph taken for the Milwaukee & Suburban Transport Corp. to mark the substitution of buses for streetcars on the West Burnham St. line.

Date: 1940 before

Description: Formerly the home of Alexander Mitchell, at West Wisconsin Avenue and Tenth Street; in 1917 it became the Wisconsin Club. Entrance gate in the winter. Wr...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of fourteen-story theatre building, with two red buildings on either side of it. On the street are people, horses, carriages, and trolleys. T...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home, 1130 Grand Avenue. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lion House" a...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The buildings of the North Western railroad depot.

Date: 1942-09-19 

Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise secret visit to Milwaukee for a tour...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Storefronts of East Water Street.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of girls working behind the counter at the ice cream booth at the Civilian Defense Rally take a moment to pose for a picture. Two of the girls are...

Date: 1939 

Description: This is a zoning map of Wauwatosa with a key of districts including agricultural, resident, business, commercial, and industrial. The map features labeled...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: E. Water and Wisconsin Streets, northwest corner, also called the Ludington Block. John Black's building to extreme right and the Sentinel office between.

Date: 1902 

Description: View from street of a billboard wall along a sidewalk, advertising for Lincoln J. Carter's melodrama film, "Chattanooga." It is playing one night, January...

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