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Description: Milwaukee, south from Mitchell Block. View shows rooftops and building fronts. Ships and bridge in background on the right.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: This maps has an index of depots, hotels, prominent institutions and buildings, churches, and places of amusement. The map was removed from an unidentified...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large pile of coal sits under a tarp, while an empty truck waits nearby. Industrial buildings and water towers are across the river. One has a sign that...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Downtown aerial view with the Milwaukee River and City Hall.

Photograph

Melm's Brewery

Date: 1870 before

Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Gilded sculpture of Apollo and the muses of tragedy and comedy in the Pabst theater.

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from Grand Avenue overlooking Buscule Bridge.

Date: 1907 

Description: Factory workers in the machine shop at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1947-05-10 

Description: Mayor Vincent Totka of Cudahy and Mayor Charles Plotz of South Milwaukee pose for a photograph after greeting a CIO organized rally in South Milwaukee. A l...

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Description: Exhibit of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright at the Layton Art Gallery in Milwaukee which later toured the United States, 1930-1931. Numerous models and draw...

Date: 1969 

Description: A sign on the roof of a car that says, "Grapes = Poverty" supporting the United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO grape boycott. The car is parked on a street in f...

Postcard

Water Tower

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of water tower and Water Tower Park.

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Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Goodnow Bay State Foundry & Machine Shop, or "Bay State" Iron Works, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which fabricated steam engines and boil...

Photograph

Milwaukee Arena

Date:  date unknown

Description: Milwaukee Arena on Kilbourn Avenue. There is a poster for Sonja Henie on the side of the building.

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Description: View looking northeast of St. Mary's Catholic church at the southeast corner of East Kilbourn Avenue and North Broadway. A man is walking across the s...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view from street of home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...

Date: 1909-03 

Description: Dilapidated Milwaukee house.

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Description: Yahr and Lange Drug Company on N. Water Street between E. Erie and E. Chicago Streets. There are horse-drawn vehicles parked in front of the building.

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