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Description: West side of N. Water Street between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets, featuring the Joys Building, with a contruction area in foreground. There are also...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of busy street scene in downtown Milwaukee at the turn of the century showing a trolley, horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians near an interse...

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.

Date: 1985-04-06 

Description: Young men performing skateboard handstands on downtown sidewalks.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five children dressed in Halloween costumes with jack-o-lanterns hanging overhead. Two of them are Robert J. Taylor's daughters, Ellen and Donna Taylor.

Date: 1933-12-11 ca.

Description: This map shows residence, business, commercial, and industrial districts as well as streets, points of interest, and Lake Michigan.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: 3000 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Completed in 1928, it is a Shriners mosque, and was designed by architects Clas and Shepard in Moorish Revival style. The buildin...

Photograph

W.M. Steinmeyer Co.

Date:  

Description: W.M. Steinmeyer grocery building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Highland Avenue.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: A Milwaukee billboard advertising a lecture by Earl Browder, general secretary of the Communist Party-USA. The sign reads "Win the War Rally! Earl Browder,...

Photograph

CIO Picket

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Group of men and women marching down Wisconsin Avenue. On the left is the Milwaukee Public Library, located at 814 West Wisconsin Avenue. Large sign reads:...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A boy wearing overalls and holding a Pepsi bottle standing near a trash pile on a street curb.

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1910 before

Description: Postcard with image of hotel in the upper left corner. View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block w...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The dome on top of the building is visible. A monument is in a grassy median in the road between the building and the foreground.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: City Hall Square. A statue on a grassy pedestal is in the center of the road in front of the hotel. A grey building is to the left of the hotel on the stre...

Date: 1968-08-14 

Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Several children are wearing Peanuts tee-shirts and sweatshir...

Photograph

West State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east along West State Street between Eighth and Ninth Streets. Numerous buildings line the road, along which cable cars are travelin...

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn map of Milwaukee, with the Milwaukee River on the left, and Water Street in the center. There are two iron draw bridges over the river.

Date: 1906 before

Description: Boats on the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1902-05-25 ca.

Description: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Building and surrounding commercial area on the northwest corner of Broadway and E. Michigan Street. Caption on glass pl...

Photograph

Aerial View of Falk

Date: 1973-01 

Description: Aerial view of the Falk Corporation. Falk caption reads, "Black and white negatives, furnished to advertising department by J. Blank. See similar color pic...

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