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Postcard

Water Tower

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...

Date: 1889 

Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of replica chandelier in the Pabst theater.

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Description: Dual interior views of the Schlitz Brewery bottling department.

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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...

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Description: Letterhead of H.S. Mack & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building, including people walking and driving horse-dr...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Wells Street Bridge occupies the bottom center of the image, with City Hall in the center background. Three men are walking on the bridge.

Photograph

"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Passavant Hospital building behind a line of trees in the foreground.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Gesu Church, with automobiles and pedestrians on West Wisconsin Avenue. There is a sign on the left for the Abbot Crest Hotel located at 1226 West Wiscons...

Date: 1924-05-14 ca.

Description: Merchant's and Manufacturer's Bank Building on the east side of N. Plankinton Avenue between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street. The Empire Theater is...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hospital Buildings. Designed in 1879 by H.C. Koch, a local architect, the hospital plans were based upon the "pavilion system" then popular in certain part...

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Interior of the arcade from the second floor. There are skylights and chandeliers in the ceiling, and railings along the mezzanine. Interior storefronts li...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. The Alhambra Theatre is on the left. Pedestrians are on the streets and sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are on...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Pond and paths in front of the conservatory.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.

Date: 1931 before

Description: Three horse-drawn fire engines in the street with steam rising from their tanks. Other fire vehicles appear to the right. Many pedestrians are present on...

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