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Description: View from street of American System houses, four identical buildings in a row, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, located at 1102-112 North 27th Street. They...
Date: date unknown
Description: Fire fighters in a boat on the river are putting out a fire in a large building. Water sprays from fire hoses from two directions with smoke obscuring the...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...
Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.
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: 1940 ca.
Description: Elevated view of West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad. Railroad train cars are stopped on the tracks and smoke is rising fr...
Description: Front view of three trains in a snow-filled train yard. The middle train is an old-fashioned steam engine flanked by more modern trains. Three men are sta...
Description: The intersection of Green Bay and Cedarburg roads taken for Wisconsin Highway Department.
Description: Long wooden pier with people fishing along the pier. Three males with their fishing poles and buckets are walking toward the viewer. A person next to a b...
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Pabst Theater sign adorned with gilded harp.
Description: Marquette University, 1131 W. Wisconsin Street. People are walking on the sidewalk in front of the entrance. The three sets of doors have ornate pointed...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A classical Romanesque basilica. Facing southwest from Chase Avenue, just south of Lincoln Avenue. Pedestrians are near the entrance.
Date: 1915-07-24 ca.
Description: Storefront of the Philip Gross Hardware Company on the east side of N. Third Street, north of W. Wells Street. Grassler and Gezelschap is next door on the...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View towards railroad depot, with automobiles and several horse-drawn vehicles. A group of people are standing on the platform.
Date: 1910 before
Description: Northeast corner of the intersection, future site of the Stephenson Building. A cigar store stands on the corner, with a harness store on the left, and mo...
Description: Steamroller parked on a gravel road.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Men moving an iron lung. The machine has the logo for the March of Dimes imprinted on it. Iron Lungs were commonly used for the treatment of polio.
Description: Advertisement for Auditorium with capacity information (total 15,700), purposes (Exhibitions, Conventions, Meetings, Lectures, Concerts, Dances, Circus, et...
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."
Description: Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking east at Janola Apartments, 836 N 14th Street".
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