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Sulky Race Track

Date: 1905 after

Description: Elevated view of a horse racing track and spectators. Sulkies, which are two-wheeled, one-person carriages drawn by a single horse, are racing. The race...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

Photograph

Street Game

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Description: Several boys play a street game in a residential area, two blocks away from the deserted playground.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: German Market on the right side of the street in the distance. Two horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground are heading toward the market. Pedestrians walk o...

Date: 1937-05-11 

Description: An International D-50 truck carrying fire-building materials parked near a loading dock. A man is standing near the back of the truck loading one of the sa...

Date: 1910-07-22 

Description: Four children are out for a walk. One is pushing a baby (the youngest of the four) in a stroller while the other two walk on either side.

Photograph

The Snow Flyer

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Harold O. Hornburg of Hartland, Wisconsin, who stated that "he is standing on the front of the machine with his hands on his hips. His bu...

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Description: Several pedestrians walking near the Wisconsin National Bank building.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue looking west down W. Wisconsin Avenue from Jackson Street. The round turret on the left is on the Federal Building with the Pfister H...

Date: 1893 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, selected buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes to streets,...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: View out of entrance to the National Soldiers Home. Fountain and trees framed by arch with hanging lamp.

Print

City Hall

Date: 1895 

Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Humboldt Gardens Hotel at the southwest corner of North and Humboldt Avenues. There are large Miller Beer advertisements on the side o...

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Description: Logo of the Milwaukee Malting Company from a memohead printed by the Wisconsin Bank Note Company, Milwaukee, with a golden sun emerging from grey clouds, a...

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows sewers, manholes, streets, canals, rivers, and Lake Michigan. An explanation of sewer types is included.

Date: 1914-08-01 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Yacht Club, located at the foot of E. Layfayette Street on Lake Michigan. Numerous sailboats in the harbor and individuals on the pier.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. This is the main headquarters of the Masons in Milwaukee, at 705 E. Wells...

Date: 1985-04-06 

Description: Young men performing skateboard handstands on downtown sidewalks.

Date: 1912-11-17 ca.

Description: Menomonee Valley railroad yard looking northeast to 6th Street viaduct. The George Schulz box factory was on N. 5th Street and W. Clybourn Street.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the seminary of St. Francis of Sales.

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