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Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street level view of Grand Avenue showing a trolley, a crosswalk, crowded sidewalks and tall buildings.

Date: 1941-03 

Description: Advertising proof created by Young and Rubicam for the International Harvester Company. Features a color illustration of an International K-Line truck wit...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 85-90

Date:  

Description: 200 years this tree grew here and so did I
We were raised here and brought up young ones

Date: 1950-10-11 

Description: Pictured is the city of Madison street department's new $4,000 leaf loader during operations in the 12th Ward. The suction unit, which is like a huge "vacu...

Date: 1861 

Description: Chicago and Northwestern Railway pass belonging to Reverend Jackson Kemper.

Photograph

Elevator "A"

Date: 1980 before

Description: Stereograph; elevated view of what was supposedly the largest elevator in the world at the time. Though there is a Peirce & Whaling Company imprint over t...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862 

Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...

Date: 1931-06 

Description: This map is a photocopy of a map that has been hand colored and shows streets, the Wisconsin River, Mill Pond, and points of interest that include a school...

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date: 1911 

Description: View looking down between railroad tracks towards the depot with an oncoming freight train on a third track on the far left. A group of people are standing...

Date: 1940 

Description: Six people crawl out of an airplane that is in the water. The scene is part of the film "Foreign Correspondent."

Date: 2004 

Description: Cliff and Renoda pose by this old granary.

Photograph

Lake Monona

Date: 1959 

Description: Elevated view of dirt parking lot between a road and the lake. Steam is rising from the lake, and the far shoreline can be seen in the distance.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Snow-covered residential street with houses on each side.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Strong's Avenue, taken from Main Street. An automobile drives past other parked cars and storefronts. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

Date: 1956-09-01 

Description: Jane Koberstein talks to customer Mike Seaber at the Welsh and Aspinwall D-X station, 2035 University Avenue, during the Catholic Junior League all-girl ca...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down dirt road running through homes and trees in a neighborhood. A man stands in the road. Text at foot of photograph reads, "Toelle Ave. 138+12 Look...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The West Madison Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad station, with train cars on the tracks.

Date: 1871 

Description: Fire destruction near railroad tracks after Peshtigo fire. There are wheel carriages from destroyed boxcars on and near the tracks

Date: 1926-04-03 

Description: The Orpheum Theater under construction, 216 State Street, looking east at back side of buildings on State Street, with construction workers, truck and stea...

Date: 1970 

Description: "The famous Blue Angel Drill Team visits Milwaukee."

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