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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

Windy Street Scene

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Description: A street scene with pedestrians and police officer on a windy day in downtown Milwaukee.

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Description: Letterhead of the Berliner & Bruno's Badger State Safe Steam Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the steam works and depot, people...

Date: 1934-04-04 

Description: Street map of the city of Milwaukee and surrounding communities at a scale of 1 inch to 1200 feet.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elaborate gateway in the shape of an arch to the National Soldiers Home. The gateway is made of trees with a miniature building on top.

Date: 1915-09-19 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Auditorium at N. 6th Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads, "Auditorium, Milw".

Date: 1913-11-29 ca.

Description: Park near hotels and Gimbels building. Caption says, "View N.E. from C. M. & St. P. Depot". Presently, it is Zeidler Union Square on W. Everett Street betw...

Photograph

Lily Pond

Date: 1900 

Description: View of a lily pond in Mitchell Park. A man is working among the plants along the shoreline in the middle background.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Building on street corner, taken from street level. Store has eight levels with a water tower on the roof. Pedestrians are in the road and on the sidewalk...

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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...

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Description: A man wearing a hat, shirt, and tie is driving a gas-powered riding lawnmower.

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View of a statue in Juneau Park, created by American sculptor Anne Whitney in 1887. The statue is a replica of the original which resides in Boston, Massac...

Date: 1886 

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 M...

Date: 1953-08-26 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Mary Ellen Jenks, stands with a cow on a float representing the Golden Guernsey Dairy Co-op in the Dairy Parade at the Wisconsin State...

Date: 1914-07-17 ca.

Description: Steamboat "E.L. Wallace" on the Menominee River looking east from the 16th Street viaduct. Coal yards are on the banks of the harbor.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Skilled Trade Division, at 511-A West Wells Street, Lot 1119. Men's Department-Skilled Trade and Clerical Division; Division for the Physically Disabled....

Photograph

Asian Dignitaries

Date:  date unknown

Description: Asian men on the street, entering a car.

Photograph

Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.

Photograph

Building on Fire

Date: 1931 before

Description: Groups of fire fighters work to put out a fire in winter. Smoke is billowing out the windows and covering the facade. A building on the far left has a sig...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: This map shows ward boundaries, subdivisions, lot and block numbers and dimensions, house numbers, electric car lines, steam railways, and adjoining plat n...

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