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Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1880 

Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.

Photograph

Munkitz Apartments

Date: 1971 

Description: View from street of American System houses, four identical buildings in a row, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, located at 1102-112 North 27th Street. They...

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

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Description: View of Milwaukee commercial district looking north over the Milwaukee River from the Michigan Street bridge. Landmarks right to left: Pabst Building, Mars...

Photograph

Race Car

Date: 1912-10-02 

Description: Race car #26, possibly driven by Spencer Wishart, driving down a country road during the Vanderbilt Cup Race. Two houses are on the right behind fences an...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Nighttime image of the Depot and yard. Back of station, tracks, and a couple of trains are visible, as well as some of the buildings of Milwaukee in the ba...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph elevated view of exterior of the Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce building. The six-story building features a clock-tower.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Several horse-drawn vehicles are on the road. Below the image is a short letter dated July 6, 1907.

Date: 1914 after

Description: A group of men march down the center of the road with two cars decorated with flags following close behind. Both sidewalks are full of people.

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Description: Four women crossing a street. One of the women in the foreground is dressed in a fashionable dress and hat.

Date:  date unknown

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

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Photograph

Crystal Theater

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The Crystal Theater at N. 2nd Street between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street.

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Description: Looking southeast on S. Kinnickinnic Avenue at E. Russell Avenue and S. Logan Avenue in the Bay View neighborhood. Trinity (now the Bay View) Methodist Chu...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers eating dinner. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Un...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fred, Donna and Ellen Taylor on a pier jutting out into a lake. A cabin sits nearby nestled in trees.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Small postcard partially colored. View also includes two trees and a horse-drawn carriage.

Photograph

East Water Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway passenger station at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. View is from the across the st...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Flyer for the Red Arrow Club of Milwaukee, located at 774 North Broadway. 32nd Division. Several cars parked in front of the five story building. A sign fo...

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