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Date:  date unknown

Description: People lined along a bridge watching a steamboat in difficulty.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small marching band is at the head of the parade with a military group marching behind them. Crowds stand on the sidewalk.


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

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across Grand Avenue of the Milwaukee Public Library. To the left, the base of the Midsummer Festival Monument can be seen, and the George Washington m...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Pabst Brewery shipping yard showing several teams of horses hitched to wagons loaded with barrels of beer. A man holds the reins of ea...


Man Driving Truck


Description: A man driving an early truck (ca. 1910). The front is labeled "Sampson".


City Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Street view; City Hall is in background. Taken on the edge of a street with horse-drawn carriages, and buildings lining the street, and a man wearing a ha...


Grand Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.

Date: 1998 

Description: Lynn Sneary's artistic rendering of an overhead front view of Miller Park Stadium.


WPA Exhibit

Date: 1937 

Description: Opening ceremonies for a Work Progress Administration (WPA) exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large group of motorcycles and riders are gathered in the middle of a city street.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the elevator for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view from the announcer's booth of crowd of people at a Civilian Defense Rally. The ice cream stand and the "country store" are visible in the bac...

Date: 1885 

Description: View from street of courthouse on street corner.


Bicycle Repair

Date: 1957-05-23 

Description: Three young men repair a bicycle.

Date: 1901 

Description: Elevated view of scene at the corner of Grand (Avenue?) and West Water Street, now Plankinton and Wisconsin Avenues. Several streetcars are in the streets...

Date: 1897 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes to streets,...


Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...

Date: 1959 

Description: This map shows roads, landowners, acreages, and buildings.

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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