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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Humboldt Gardens Hotel at the southwest corner of North and Humboldt Avenues. There are large Miller Beer advertisements on the side o...

Date: 1887 

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

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. This is the main headquarters of the Masons in Milwaukee, at 705 E. Wells...

Date: 1912-11-17 ca.

Description: Menomonee Valley railroad yard looking northeast to 6th Street viaduct. The George Schulz box factory was on N. 5th Street and W. Clybourn Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are gathered around a stagecoach which is mounted on a platform in a yard. Some men are sitting inside, while others are standing around in...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1961 

Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...

Photograph

Engine #6414

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View of the front of the locomotive of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, engine #6414, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia and purch...

Date: 1914-06-08 ca.

Description: The Southwest corner of North 2nd Street and West Wisconsin Avenue, with Stumpf and Langhoff clothing building on the left and Majestic Building on the rig...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large line of motorcycles are parked along the road. Many people are standing by the bikes.

Postcard

Railway Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Depot, with train shed and clock tower. In the foreground is a landscaped area with flowers. In the background is Lake Mich...

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Description: Memohead of the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an elevated view of the brewery complex, including an elevator and other stora...

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Description: Memohead of the Wilbur Seed Meal Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of horse, cattle, poultry, and egg food, hoof packing, and various animal re...

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Description: Tree-shaded residential neighborhood at 920 N. 16th at State Street. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street, 920...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A car is crossing a small stream. Four people are in the car, with three in back, and one driving.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Milwaukee Electric Rapid Transit at 20-23rd Streets and St. Paul, looking southeast from a hillside. Snow is on the ground, the buildings, and the large pi...

Postcard

Water Tower

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Water Tower surrounded by trees.

Photograph

St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1906 before

Description: A section of the building at the right was erected in 1859; the section at the left is of later construction. The building was torn down in 1911. A car i...

Date: 1886 

Description: Letterhead for the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co., with an engraving of a bird's-eye view of the city (signed Ma-- Richards, Mil Wis) advertising the "Nationa...

Photograph

FDR in Milwaukee

Date: 1932-10-01 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.

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