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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior of the Armory, with the police station on the right, and private residence on the left.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Elevated view, showing City Hall, and Hansen's and Zimmerman's Clothing Co., among other buildings. Text on image reads, "Birdseye view of Milwaukee, Wis."
Date: 1931 before
Description: Fishermen from the Frank Braeger fishing tugboat are standing for a group portrait in front of their fishing nets on Jones Island.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Colored print of the river. Bridge is raised as a steamboat passes through. River is bordered by buildings with a clock tower in the background.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Now called Wisconsin Avenue. Split avenue (strip of land down the center). View has several statues on plinths and/or columns in the center area.
Description: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Stone Stairway. At the top there is a decorative balcony overlooking the stairway, and part of a building can be seen.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from the River Bridge.
Date: date unknown
Description: American Legion floral emblem on the east slope of Milwaukee's Kilbourne Park Reservoir.
Description: Color postcard of the New Auditorium. Road in front has three cars, several horse-drawn carriages, and several people.
Description: Color postcard of front of Church on Grand Avenue. The stained glass is visible in the church windows.
Description: Milwaukee's first mail truck, here referred to as an "auto car." The date comes from a similar postcard that is postmarked.
Description: "The T.M.E.R. & L. Co's New Public Service Building"- the heading on the postcard. Flags are on the roof on either end. A trolley is coming in from the r...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.
Description: Emil Seidel (left) stands in front of his house. Other adults and children can also be seen. He was the first Socialist Mayor of Milwaukee.
Date: 1916 before
Description: Restaurant interior. The bar is on the left, arched ceiling overhead. Palm trees decorate the spaces between the tables. Located on N. 3rd Street, south...
Description: Church and school seen from Kosciuszko Park. Located across a lake, behind some trees and bushes. A woman sits on some decorative stones next to the lake.
Date: 1910 before
Description: Freighters lined up along river.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Three-quarter view from front of the interior structure of the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Description: Men and women walk around piles of coal, examining a collapsed structure in a coal yard.
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