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Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Electrical overhead street light suspended above road. A truck is parked on the right, and houses and trees line both sides of the road.

Date:  ca.

Description: Looking northeast at the Pabst Theater and City Hall on Wells Street, east of the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1905 

Description: Afermath of the fire of June 4, 1905. A chimney and some burnt out walls still stand. The area around the ruins is fenced off. The top of the building t...

Photograph

Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters in a boat on the river are putting out a fire in a large building. Water sprays from fire hoses from two directions with smoke obscuring the...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Hammel, Newald & Company, a wholesale wine and liquor dealer and importer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On the left is a three-quarter view of t...

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Description: Leaving Milwaukee harbor via tugboat, this was the final voyage of the Lucia B. Simpson. Made in 1928, the Simpson was the last of the lake lumber s...

Date: 1934 

Description: Map showing the ward boundaries of Milwaukee. Each ward is numbered and boundary streets are labelled. The bottom right corner reads: "CITY ENGINEER'S DEPT...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Color postcard showing a landscape along River Park.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1915 before

Description: View looking east from Third Street, down the avenue. Buildings line the road, with signs and advertisements. Roads and sidewalks are crowded with horse-...

Photograph

Twenty-First Street

Date: 1924 

Description: Near Chestnut Street. View looking down a wet and icy sidewalk with melting snowbanks. Houses line the street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man in a suit and hat stands on the street holding a stack of Milwaukee Journal newspapers.

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...

Photograph

Boys in Woods

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of four boys in a wooded area. Two stand on a small bridge, and the other two are walking along a small creek.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...

Date: 1911 

Description: Humorous cartoon postcard showing a man flying an airplane constructed primarily of beer bottles, pretlzes and sausages, and powered by Miller beer over th...

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Description: The three mast schooner, Moonlight, under sail. Painting numbered No. 65. The American schooner Moonlight was built in Milwaukee, 1874. At one time she w...

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: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph. Jackson Street. Tower missing the top two levels of later images.

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