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Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Gesu Pastoral Residence Catholic Church, 1131 W. Wisconsin Street. Church towers, with a clock, are right of center, with wings to the left and right. A mo...
Description: Map with labelled block and lot numbers, owners of large property parcels, city wards, railroads, and streets. Population from 1835 to 1860 listed below ti...
Date: 1900 before
Description: Previously known as Chestnut Street; view from the corner of 3rd Street. Image looks down the road to the vanishing point on the horizon, where a steeple...
Date: 1921 ca.
Description: The completed Lawson L-4, the second and larger airplane designed and built by Alfred Lawson in Milwaukee in 1920. Not only was Lawson's airliner intended...
Date: 1941 ca.
Description: The City Bank and Trust at 735 N. 2nd Street and Wisconsin Avenue.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View towards railroad depot, with automobiles and several horse-drawn vehicles. A group of people are standing on the platform.
Description: Women from Pittsburgh AFL Retail Clerks' Union Local 1365 picket at the Milwaukee store.
Description: A woman uses an early commercial computer network that allows travel agents to book their own flights without the use of a telephone.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Theater with many signs, one of which is advertising a matinee. Several other buildings are visible to the left of the building. A large crowd of people...
Description: Buildings along Wisconsin Avenue lining a wide dirt road.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Two-wheeled show cart with pair of white show horses in tandem hitch, being driven, probably along Lake Michigan.
Date: date unknown
Description: Two men standing on a wooden bridge holding rifles with a horse-drawn carriage in the background.
Description: Union Depot.
Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from W. North Avenue. Bauch goods and other unidentified businesses visible on 3rd Street. There are automobiles and streetc...
Description: Gothic style church. On the right is a road, with a smaller gray building in the background.
Description: Modern Savings and Loan Associates building at 3508 W. North Avenue.
Description: Syl and aunt Helen standing on a small rustic wooden bridge in Gully Lake Park surrounded by trees and steep hills.
Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon going down a cobblestone street in Milwaukee. The fact that automobiles also appear in the picture suggest that the transition to mo...
Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...
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