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Newhall House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Newhall House. A number of horse-drawn vehicles are parked along the curb.

Date: 1980-12 

Description: A large shadow from a cement wall is cast over the parking lot to Clark Gas Station at 2422 West Capitol Drive. A billboard for Coronet VSQ Brandy is mount...

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Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Worker using a motorized shop cart ("shop mule") to transport parts between buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The cart was manufactur...

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Crystal Theater

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The Crystal Theater at N. 2nd Street between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street.

Date: 1926-12-11 

Description: Fire destroyed the Atlas Flour Mill, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage. Thirteen engine companies, six truck companies, and two fire boats fought the...

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 7 in a series of 12. The map shows streets and a railroad line.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A monument in front of the Milwaukee Public Library and Museum. A portion of the dome can be seen on top of the library. A horse and carriage are on the fa...

Date: 1951 

Description: This map is a survey of Lake Michigan and the section of Milwaukee that borders the lake. Map of land includes major streets, and landmarks near water. Rel...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing detail of the landing chassis for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1957 

Description: Elevated view of city traffic of bumper-to-bumper cars leaving Milwaukee County Stadium after the 1957 World Series.

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South Pierce Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Light factory district. The street is 44 feet between curbs, with vitrified brick pavement. Telephone poles line the road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Milwaukee Electric Rapid Transit at 20-23rd Streets and St. Paul, looking southeast from a hillside. Snow is on the ground, the buildings, and the large pi...

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...

Date: 1906 

Description: This map shows wards, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, block numbers, parks, roads, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes: Table...

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Description: Three-quarter length cabinet card portrait of Captain N.A. Peterson, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who was master and part owner of the schooner “Selt”...

Date: 1918-07-30 ca.

Description: Waldheim furniture building and surrounding commercial area on N. Plankinton Avenue, north of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Waldheim Furniture building is in th...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, parks, cemeteries, select buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included is a street index and manuscript annotations...

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Bridge Over River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Bridge in the downtown area crossing the Milwaukee River. City buildings reach into the background, with the farthest fading out. Many people are crossin...

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...

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