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Photograph

Milwaukee Snowstorm

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a pedestrian holding an umbrella during a snowstorm, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Date: 1938 

Description: A man is sitting in a field with a covered bridge spanning a river in the background. Trees are at each end, and a fence runs along the side of the road on...

Date: 1937 

Description: Elevated view of a diver dressed in a diving suit being lowered into water by a pulley from the side of a ship. A crowd of men is watching from the ship.

Date: 1900 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Harness racers are shown in action at the Wisconsin State Fair Park, with an audience watching from the grandstand.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sign on the building says, "G. Deising, Horseshoer". A number of horses are standing on the snowy road nearby, some covered with blankets. A man is leading...

Date:  

Description: View down East Water Street from old city hall.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...

Photograph

Vanderbilt Cup Race

Date: 1912-10-02 

Description: Race cars on a country road, with car #29 off the road and missing its driver. The #27 car is just about to pass, with a dust trail behind it. Spectators...

Date: 1921 before

Description: Several men stand talking by a car, with Harley Davidson motorcycles in front of them. A child stands between the photographer and the bikes.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of church. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk in front.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cargo ship on the river with a derrick.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: West from Ninth Street. Elevated view taken from on top of a building. Churches and trees line the road, which has a strip of land with monuments in the...

Photograph

Downtown Street

Date:  ca.

Description: A downtown Milwaukee street with beer wagon, pedestrians, a bicyclist, and a horse-drawn wagon loaded with beer barrels.

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A view north of Wells Street with a bridge visible on the right. Two large smokestacks, and a tall building with a clock break up the skyline. On the left...

Photograph

"Blitzen Benz"

Date: 1911 

Description: Several men are standing around a white car, with one leaning on the back end. A panel near the front of the car is open, exposing part of the engine. A Eu...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Children in costumes stand with adults near decorated baby carriages and coaster wagons before a Fourth of July parade. One of the wagons is covered and ha...

Photograph

Iron Block Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of building on corner in downtown area. There are horse-drawn vehicles in the street, and pedestrians on the sidewalk and crossing the street...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Looking southeast from Clybourn and Fifteenth Streets. An open dirt area is in the foreground, with lumber lying near water on the left, and industrial bui...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and women at a train station near two railroad cars. Several stand on the platform. Five men in uniform stand and sit on the railings betwee...

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