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Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from the River Bridge.

Photograph

Mud Pies

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Description: Two children making mud pies in the dirt in the space between the street and sidewalk. They are dressed in warm clothes and hats. In the background a man i...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man in a suit and hat is standing on the side of a train engine in a train yard. Railroad employees can be seen in and on the train, and a group of men a...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Women and men preparing hot dogs in crock pots at a booth at the Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lake near the home, probably Lake Hincks, which was named after General Edward W. Hincks who was administrator of the Home in the 1870's. The grounds cons...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1880 

Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.

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Description: Looking northeast from N. Water and E. Buffalo Streets. Cars are parked on the side of Water Street, and streetcar tracks run down the street. Caption on n...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad depot at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. Caption on glass plate reads, "C. M. & St. P. De...

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Description: View across road of car parked on the side of the road. In the background are brick buildings, including (from left to right) the Central Heating Plant, th...

Date: 1941 

Description: Color coded map in pink, yellow, green, and brown of Milwaukee County State and County trunk highways. The map includes a legend of symbols: "STEAM RAIL RO...

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows sewers, manholes, streets, canals, rivers, and Lake Michigan. An explanation of sewer types is included.

Date: 1922 

Description: Aerial view of downtown with City Hall and Milwaukee River.

Date: 1953-08-26 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Mary Ellen Jenks, stands with a cow on a float representing the Golden Guernsey Dairy Co-op in the Dairy Parade at the Wisconsin State...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl stands behind a microphone on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background are a road and commercial buildings.

Date: 1939 

Description: This is a zoning map of Wauwatosa with a key of districts including agricultural, resident, business, commercial, and industrial. The map features labeled...

Date: 1917 

Description: The intersection of Green Bay and Cedarburg roads taken for Wisconsin Highway Department.

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

Photograph

Benjamin Residence

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Known as the Benjamin Castle, it was built by David M. Benjamin.

Date: 1898-07-30 ca.

Description: A cannon at Soldiers Home adorned with American flags near a sign reading "Keep off the grass."

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Description: A woman and child in front of brick commercial storefronts. Signs read, from left to right "Drugs Prescriptions," "Soda Grill Luncheonette" and "Greendale...

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