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Western Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Western Hotel at the corner of Huron and Van Buren Streets. It was operated as a hotel from 1845 to 1853 with William Stupinski as proprietor.

Date: 1883 

Description: Horse pulling a wagon in front of the telephone building. There are many telephone poles and wires along the street.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated exterior view of the water purification plant. A group of men are working on the front lawn of the plant.

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Confined to Bed

Date: 1960-08-28 

Description: An insurance executive carries on with work after he was hit by a car, dictating letters to his secretary from his hospital bed, with his leg in traction.

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Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Factory workers at their stations on long tables at Milwaukee Works. The men are likely engaged in the manufacture of cream separators.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Lithograph showing the projected plan for the memorial. Monument is on top of a hill, looking out over the city, with a fenced off park area. Seven people...

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Milwaukee Braves

Date: 1954-04-09 

Description: Portrait of Hall of Fame Milwaukee Braves pitcher Warren Spahn in front of the dugout at County Stadium.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William George Bruce, Milwaukee editor and publisher.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the H.C. Miller Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturing stationers, with images of five types of loose leaf business ledger bindings a...

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William McLann

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William McLann, Milwaukee merchant.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Color postcard of front of Church on Grand Avenue. The stained glass is visible in the church windows.

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Daniels Wells' Barn

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: The original barn at the home of Daniel L. Wells, 78 Prospect Avenue.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance. A man is...

Date: 1922 

Description: Poster for "Democratic Candidates Kept Off the Ticket" for "Election Tuesday Nov. 7, 1922." Candidates and their photos include: Joseph R. Pfiffner, Emil T...

Date: 1955-10-16 

Description: Burkie West and his grandaughter Catherine West answer a police officer's questions after their automobile was hit by a train. Both incurred minor injuries...

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Hiawatha Locomotive

Date:  

Description: The "Chippewa", one of the Milwaukee Road's high speed Hiawatha locomotives at the Union Station. The station clock tower can be seen in the background.

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Crowds at the Fair

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: Crowds of individuals at the fair, presumable the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Cadillac with Jonas top, the body of which was constructed by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Terrace on Lake Shore, with a road, several pathways, and a curving stairway with columns, ornate railings, and a flagpole near the shoreline.

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