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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Reservoir, looking South, with pedestrians walking along the edge of reservoir. A team of horses with a cart or wagon can also be seen in the background.

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Description: A man in a hat and overalls leans over a trench or ditch digger, looking down into the excavated area. Pipes, an automobile, and a building are visible in...

Photograph

Ships in Canal

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Canal with several ships, mostly small steam-engine cargo ships.

Date: 1899-07-30 

Description: View across pond of Syl at Soldiers Home with aunt Helen standing on a landing near a boat and a flagpole. There is a large group of people gathered around...

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Description: Streetcar and two operators. The side of the car reads, "Wells Street" and West Side Street Railway Co." Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking southwest from the Milwaukee County Court House. Labeled in the image are the Wells Building, the Railway Exchange Building and the P...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...

Date: 1887 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Milwaukee Water Works building looking northwest.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Houses and trees line the boulevard, and in the middle is a landscaped median with a lamp post.

Date: 1935 before

Description: The Court of Honor, Wisconsin Avenue. The statue, "The Victorious Charge," is in the center, with a church behind. On the left are more buildings going int...

Map or Atlas

Highway Map, Milwaukee

Date: 1940 

Description: Shows Milwaukee and Waukesha counties, and parts of Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Jefferson, Walworth, and Racine counties. Includes indexes of "Cities, Town...

Date: 1945-04-07 ca.

Description: The D.M. Benjamin residence on Prospect Avenue.

Photograph

Freighter on River

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is standing at the front of the freighter, over the name painted on the side, "James Laughlin". Industrial buildings and water towers are in the back...

Photograph

Shoveling Snow

Date: 1925 

Description: Winter scene with a man and young boy shoveling snow from a sidewalk after a heavy snowfall.

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

Date: 1898 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Young ladies with large straw hats standing on the sidewalk. One holds a basket while another crouches down holding a purse. A child is standing with the...

Postcard

Water Tower

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Water Tower and park with Milwaukee Bay in background.

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

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Description: Milwaukee trolley that is pulled by two horses. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. O...

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