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Date:  date unknown

Description: A view across street towards Frederick and Elizabeth Layton's home at 524 Marshall Street. The clapboard house has two porches. On the left is a roofed enc...

Date: 1880 before

Description: View from river of malt house. In the background is the south side brewery of the same company. There are two steamboats, one large, one small. Behind th...

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Description: Well-dressed pedestrians walking on a downtown Milwaukee Street.

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Description: Elevated stereographic view of J.C. Iversen and Company on the west side of Water Street (north of Grand Avenue). Other stores include: Adam Koch Restauran...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of depot from the street. Taken about a block from the building, the image has a trolley, pedestrians, carriages, and signs for the Davison Theatre a...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An original colored poster celebrating the Milwaukee Road's 90 years of progress. The poster features three photographs of locomotive engines, ranging in t...

Date: 1987-12-29 

Description: Bored travelers at General Mitchell International Airport, apparently taking their cue from a droopy travel poster advertising vacations in the sunny Carib...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, parks, cemeteries, block numbers, a street index, explanations, and general refer...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women and a man stand in front of the Pathfinder car with a flag on the back. The car also has "cross country" written on the side, above the number 3...

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Photograph

Moline Knight

Date: 1917 

Description: A 1917 Moline-Knight, the body of which was created by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Photograph

Film Crew on Street

Date: 1990 

Description: Film crew on street for "Dillinger," a made-for-TV movie shot in Milwaukee's Third Ward.

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1915-07-13 

Description: Looking south from Wells Street. A boat travels along the Milwaukee River in the foreground. Landmarks left to right: Manufacturers Home Building, First Na...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Boats used for fighting fires are docked near a walkway. On the left the walkway is full of men, some gathered near the boats. A fire hose is stretched out...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This map shows wards, streets, railroads, parks, cemeteries, select buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included is a street index. Cemeteries and parks are...

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Description: Design in black and white for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a travel, industry, and agriculture theme. The main design element is...

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Description: Two men sit on top of a water tank wagon which is pulled by two horses. They are posing in front of the W.H. Perrigo Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist office...

Photograph

Tailgater

Date: 1982-09 

Description: "A tailgater runs amok in the parking lot at Milwaukee County Stadium."

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