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Postcard

Post Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across the street with pedestrians walking on the sidewalk in front.

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Description: Large crowd looking at the damaged Christopher Columbus cruise vessel at dock. Constructed in 1893, the Christopher Columbus was the only pas...

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Description: Three men, Harold Gauer likely among them, examine a Rolls Royce Phantom belonging to Webster Woodmanisee. They are working in a driveway, with a garage wi...

Photograph

Wells Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Group of people decorating the Garden Queen float for a Fourth of July parade near a large garage. The float reads "Greendale-The Garden City," "Pop. 2800"...

Date: 1921-10-18 ca.

Description: Billboard advertising the showing of "The Girl from God's Country" presumably at the Parkway Theater, 3417 W. Lisbon Avenue.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

Photograph

State Fair Entrance

Date: 1909 

Description: The main entrance to the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds at 81st Street and Greenfield Avenue, with special gates for pedestrians and teams. A trolley stop was...

Date:  ca.

Description: Group portrait of neighborhood children and adults gathered on a street in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point that is being re-paved. Many...

Photograph

Milwaukee Trolley

Date:  

Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Photograph

Two Men in Carriage

Date: 1905 after

Description: Two men wearing hats and coats in a horse-drawn carriage on a residential street.

Photograph

Lumberyard

Date:  

Description: A lumberyard at about E. Lincoln Avenue and S. Burrell Street in Bay View, looking west to St. Josaphat's Basilica.

Date: 1910 before

Description: Juneau Park. Statue is on the of a hill near a road. At the bottom of the hill are railroad tracks, trains, and a station. The city is visible in the backg...

Date: 1918 

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...

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Description: Letterhead of the E.R. Godfrey & Sons Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a red belt with a silver buckle across the top left. Examples of the company's...

Photograph

Iron Block Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of building on corner in downtown area. There are horse-drawn vehicles in the street, and pedestrians on the sidewalk and crossing the street...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...

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Description: Elevated view of crowd of people outside of the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fair grounds.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of post office, with tower on left side. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk at the corner.

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