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Water Street

Date: 1880 

Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Located in Juneau Park, the statue is on the right, on the edge of a steep hill. The hillside is lined with paths, and ends next to several railroad track...

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Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, including the grandstands, racetrack, and parking lot.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Map shows meadows, forests, buildings, railroad, and lots south of part of the city of Milwaukee. Relief shown by hachures. Includes list of lot acreages...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with a three-quarter view of the association building, people walking, riding horses, and dr...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names and includes the manuscript annotations: "From the Lapham collection" --...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of Milwaukee looking northeast. City Hall is visible at the left and Lake Michigan can be seen at the upper right.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the St. Francis seminary.

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Description: Letterhead of the Ambrosia Chocolate Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of chocolate confectionery and cocoa, with an elevated view of the comp...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cargo ship on the river with a derrick.

Photograph

Cudahy Tower

Date: 1955 

Description: Night view of tower and Memorial Drive. Cars are parked in front of the tower.

Photograph

Building on Fire

Date: 1931 before

Description: Groups of fire fighters work to put out a fire in winter. Smoke is billowing out the windows and covering the facade. A building on the far left has a sig...

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Description: Letterhead of the Mayor's Office, with a three-quarter view of the Milwaukee courthouse and people standing or walking by the building.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Church on Layton Boulevard between Scott and Greenfield Avenues. Front of church and a side wing is visible from across the road. In the sky area is print...

Photograph

Marine Plaza

Date: 1961 

Description: View of building under construction from a boat on the river.

Date: 1939 

Description: Parishioners gather at the entrance outside New Fellowship Church of God In Christ at North Eighth Street.

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: A crowded street at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition State Fairgrounds. Above the crowd is a banner reading "The Fastest And Funniest Show On Ice." Amer...

Date: 1964 

Description: Elevated view of the city looking south and west.

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The east side of the Schlitz Palm Garden at N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and was one of the...

Photograph

Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are around the dredge. There is a railroad car and crane in the foreground. In the background is a large smokestack on a boat which is carryi...

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