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Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: Crowds of people walking, with amusement rides in the backround, presumably the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1875 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, plat of town, local streets, fairgrounds, part of White and Fox Rivers. The map includes illustrations of buildings...

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: 1857 

Description: From Judge Smith Addition, 5th Ward, looking north, toward the city. Drawing is an elevated view of field and plank fence in foreground, road to the left a...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: In a field with houses in the background, four men are gathered around a what appears to be a campfire, from which smoke is visible. Two men are sitting,...

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...


A Stone Fight


Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

Date: 1901 after

Description: A man tips his hat to a passing woman as horse-drawn carts and pedestrians navigate through the dirt and mud of Milwaukee streets, thereby illustrating tha...


South Third Street

Date: 1937 after

Description: Exterior view of the 800 block of South Third Street, with three large houses lining the road.

Date: 1935 after

Description: Down the road and across the bridge from the theatre. Iron work on the bridge obstructs the view of the theatre. Cars are crossing the bridge, and pedestri...

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:  date unknown

Description: Steamboat "Thomas Mattham" in the Milwaukee harbor being pulled by a tugboat from the north bank near Erie Street.


Exposition Building

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...


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


J. Robert Taylor

Date: 1907 

Description: Portrait of the photographer J. Robert Taylor sitting at a table smoking a pipe and possibly woodworking.

Date: 1940 

Description: A man stands at the back of an International Metro truck with a basket of bread. The truck includes the text: "Jaeger's / Butter-Nut is fresh bread". "Hah...


Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1905 

Description: A TMERL streetcar on the Delaware and Oakland line advertising special 1905 rates (25 for a dollar or 6 for 25 cents) and universal transfers.


Post Office

Date: 1915 

Description: Two flags are on top of the building, and the tower is on the right.


Description: A group of several performers, possibly singers, standing outside on a platform in front of a crowd.

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