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Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A woman places a necklace of flowers on Margaret McGuire as she accepts the title of Alice in Dairyland on a stage at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition....

Photograph

Lily Pond

Date: 1900 

Description: View of a lily pond in Mitchell Park. A man is working among the plants along the shoreline in the middle background.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the image...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue an...

Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Postcard

Salzmann Library

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Salzmann Library, Saint Francis, WI.

Date: 1916 before

Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...

Date: 1919-08-08 ca.

Description: View up the Milwaukee River from Wisconsin Avenue bridge. A World War I submarine travels down the Milwaukee River. A crowd is gathered at the riverbank an...

Date: 1931 

Description: The newspaper used this building from 1907 until the mid or late 1920's. A few cars are parked in front of the building. A sign for the Good Fellow House...

Date: ????-05-28 

Description: Street corner with commercial builings, including Leo Abraham Cigars and Merit, Gargoyle Restaurant, The Peoples Dentists, The Hermit Buffet, and surroundi...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Section of the factory at a crossroads with road construction workers outside. Name of company visible on building.

Date:  

Description: A boy on a Milwaukee street drives a goat cart with an advertisement for Silverstone the tailor. Several on-lookers watch from the left hand side of the st...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View from street of Willms home, 2025 S. 31st Street, Milwaukee. Home of Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) and her daughters Anna (b. 1881) and Emma (18...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: There is a sign painted on a building at right that reads "Schlitz". In the bottom right are railroad cars.

Date: 1901 before

Description: Looking southeast from Clybourn and Fifteenth Streets. An open dirt area is in the foreground, with lumber lying near water on the left, and industrial bui...

Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view from a hill of an alley connecting Park Hill Avenue and Mount Vernon Avenue, looking west from the Interurban Line. There is a person on top...

Photograph

Jones Island

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Jones Island fishing community in Milwaukee Harbor. Several shacks are visible as well as many fishing nets on net rollers. Ice on the wat...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Nighttime image of the Depot and yard. Back of station, tracks, and a couple of trains are visible, as well as some of the buildings of Milwaukee in the ba...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A pioneer Scandinavian immigrant hotel on Clinton Street, south side, built before the Civil War. Posters are a board on the left side of the house, and a...

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