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Description: A man wearing a tie stands next to an industrial trailer used for clearing of land. The side of the trailer reads "BROS" and there are other vehicles visib...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Tracks are underneath the viaduct in the bottom of the image, and houses line the right side.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: T.M.E.R. & L. Company. Right corner of building has a crowd of people on the sidewalk. On the right is a small line of trees and a man in the Express No....
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View of the Jeremiah Curtin house located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recognized as the b...
Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Aerial view [of] main plant (October 1990)."
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Commercial building with road (Broad Street) in foreground. Cars are parked in the lot, with Village Hall and residences in the background.
Date: 1930 before
Description: Looking southwest. The facility has since become part of the U.S. Veterans Administration Center at 5000 West National Avenue. Two paths and trees surroun...
Date: 1901 after
Description: A man tips his hat to a passing woman as horse-drawn carts and pedestrians navigate through the dirt and mud of Milwaukee streets, thereby illustrating tha...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: A Chicago & Northwestern train crossing a railroad bridge.
Date: 1898-07-30 ca.
Description: A cannon at Soldiers Home adorned with American flags near a sign reading "Keep off the grass."
Description: View across street towards the Layton Home for Incurables (also called Layton Home for Invalids). The home was suggested by Frederick Layton's wife, Elizab...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads. An inset map shows the Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. There are...
Description: The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. One of the largest machinery manufacturing plants in America, which produces turbine engines, gas producer engines, pu...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Drawing of a two-story school house. A bell tower is on the roof, a tree and a lamp post and fence are next to the road.
Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...
Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A large building on a small hill above a road. Three posts are along the road, and small rails line the the sidewalk near a small drive. A man is standing...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Frederick Layton gave this hand-colored photograph of himself in his garden on Marshall Street to his niece Elizabeth Layton Fowle on August 8, 1914. He di...
Description: 3 cent stamp design with a Wisconsin theme in blue.
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