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Union Depot

Date: 1885 

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...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1861 

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...

Photograph

West Juneau Avenue

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...

Photograph

City Bank and Trust

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: The City Bank and Trust at 735 N. 2nd Street and Wisconsin Avenue.

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View towards railroad depot, with automobiles and several horse-drawn vehicles. A group of people are standing on the platform.

Photograph

Picketing Gimbel's

Date: 1955-03-15 

Description: Women from Pittsburgh AFL Retail Clerks' Union Local 1365 picket at the Milwaukee store.

Date: 1984-09-26 

Description: A woman uses an early commercial computer network that allows travel agents to book their own flights without the use of a telephone.

Photograph

Bijou Theater

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...

Date: 1870 

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.

Photograph

Union Depot

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Description: Union Depot.

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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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Gothic style church. On the right is a road, with a smaller gray building in the background.

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Description: Modern Savings and Loan Associates building at 3508 W. North Avenue.

Date: 1899-05-14 

Description: Syl and aunt Helen standing on a small rustic wooden bridge in Gully Lake Park surrounded by trees and steep hills.

Date: 1910 

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...

Date:  date unknown

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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