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Date: date unknown
Description: A line of pedestrians cross a busy street near a building with a sign for Gimbels Brothers.
Date: 1894 after
Description: Also the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building. Large building on the corner of National Avenue, with a sign for the National Exchange Bank p...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard showing details of the engine mounting on the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Date: 1951 before
Description: Elevated view from the First Wisconsin National Bank Building, down Wells Street toward the Milwaukee County Court House. Commerce office on lower left.
Description: Buildings along Wisconsin Avenue lining a wide dirt road.
Description: Photograph of an illustration. The image is of Gimbels Department Store at the corner of W. Wisconsin and N. Plankinton Avenues. Possibly a drawing of a pl...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Looking west on W. Wisconsin Avenue from N. 3rd Street, featuring Woolworth's, Boston Store, and the Schroeder Hotel. An Edgewood-bound bus is stopped in f...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Midway area of the Wisconsin State Fair, showing a truck advertising peanuts at 5 cents in the center background.
Description: The front cover features a color illustration of a man and woman relaxing near a lake or river. The woman is sitting on a chair under an umbrella painting...
Description: Plate Steel Spiral Casing for 70,000 horse-power Niagara Falls hydraulic turbine unit at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company erecting shop. The castin...
Description: Caption reads: "THE LOTS embraced in the proposed Addition, are situated in the Fourth Ward of the City of Milwaukee, about twenty minutes walk from Spring...
Description: Green Hall from the northeast. North end of Johnson Hall is at left foreground. Observatory tower and roof details of Merrill Hall in center background.
Date: 1910 before
Description: Building with arched entrance and four stories from across the road. Two buildings are on either side.
Description: View of an urban street with pedestrians, cable cars, and horse-drawn vehicles. The city could possibly be Milwaukee, on the left there is a Schlitz Milwau...
Description: Elevated view down Wisconsin from Broadway of buildings, street traffic and bridge in distance.
Description: Motorcycle race contestant overturned on the track after collision with haybales.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, Lake Michigan and one mile concentric circles...
Description: Group of women gathered at 2nd (now 7th St.) and Mitchell wearing light colored dresses and hats. Each woman holds a U.S. flag. There is a sign to the righ...
Date: 1880 before
Description: View from river of malt house. In the background is the south side brewery of the same company. There are two steamboats, one large, one small. Behind th...
Description: A 1917 Locomobile Cabriolet parked in a residential neighborhood. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.
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