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Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Chamber of Commerce at the corner of Broadway and Michigan Streets. Western Union Telegraph is housed within the building.

Photograph

Bootleg Days

Date: 1933-08-23 

Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...

Date: 1928-03-17 ca.

Description: Interior of Firestone Tire Store, perhaps on N. Jefferson Street, north of E. Wells Street. Displays of merchandise including tires, tubes and other auto p...

Photograph

Railroad Accident

Date:  date unknown

Description: Northwestern Line railroad accident. Railroad cars have fallen off the railroad tracks and the engine car is lying on its side. Both men and women are stan...

Photograph

State Fair

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: State Fair and surrounding neighborhood.

Date:  

Description: Milwaukee, down East Street from Kirby House.

Photograph

J.C. Iversen & Co.

Date: 1900 before

Description: Four-level building with shorter buildings flanking it on either side. On the road in front two carriages are visible, drawn by horses. A group of men ar...

Date: 1924-08-24 ca.

Description: The interior of the Center Street Pharmacy at 2002 W. Center Street.

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Description: Espenhain's department store located on the northwest corner of N. 4th Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue. Pedestrians, horse-drawn vehicles, and a streetcar c...

Date: 1914-02-27 ca.

Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from Grand Avenue.

Photograph

Lemuel Hull House

Date: 1887 

Description: Built in 1840 by Lemuel Hull. William Singer was the mason. The basement was made by lowering the hill. There were originally only two stories. First...

Date: 1946-02-02 

Description: A line has formed down and around a street corner at the Uptown Theatre. The marquee advertises showings of "San Antonio" and "Danger Signal," both in tec...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: John Hahn is leaning on a motorized moving van in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point. At the steering wheel is a man, with another seated n...

Photograph

Joys Building

Date:  

Description: Joys Building, located on the west side of N. Water Street between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets. Several horse-drawn vehicles are parked in front of t...

Date: 1924 

Description: This map shows streets, selected buildings, railroads, railway yards, schools, parks, schools, cemeteries, bays, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. De...

Photograph

Omnibus

Date:  

Description: A group of two women and four men and one boy sitting in an omnibus parked on a residential street. The front of the vehicle appears to read "Idaho Automo...

Date: 1940 before

Description: Formerly the home of Alexander Mitchell, at West Wisconsin Avenue and Tenth Street; in 1917 it became the Wisconsin Club. Entrance gate in the winter. Wr...

Photograph

Deep Freeze

Date:  date unknown

Description: Icicles and a layer of frosty ice cover parked cars.

Date:  

Description: Political "masterminds" at work during the Zeidler campaign in rented offices.

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