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Photograph

Trees and Snow

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Winter scene with tree branches bowing under the weight of snow.

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Description: The northwest corner of N. Water and E. Clybourn Street, featuring A. Dahlman and Co., wholesale grocers.

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Description: The Milwaukee police approach a line of NAACP Youth Council members in an attempt to break up a demonstration.

Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Postcard

Water Tower

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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Description: Intersection of Detroit and Jefferson Streets. At the corner is a business with a sign on the front promoting spaghetti and ravioli. On the side of the sam...

Date: 1921 before

Description: Four men are sitting on porch stairs and railing posts. The man on the left is wearing a chef jacket and hat, and also an apron.

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Description: Interior of the Iron Fireman Company furnace showroom with displays of auto coal burners. The business was at 1218 E. Clybourn Avenue in 1930, and then mov...

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Description: Letterhead of the Badger State Tobacco Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the building, men working on boats moored near the water...

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Description: Letterhead of the Hotel Pfister, with a three-quarter view of the building, and automobiles, a trolley car, and horse-drawn vehicles on the streets.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view over rooftops looking towards Lake Michigan shoreline. Seaman's Furniture and Rooms building is surrounded by other commercial buildings. The...

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Description: A line of cars ready for the start of a race, possibly taking place at the State Fair. Spectators are in the background.

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Description: Home field of the Milwaukee Braves baseball team. The field is in the center, and is surrounded by a parking lot full of automobiles.

Date: 1856 

Description: View looking west from Lake Michigan with several steam ships and sailing vessels in harbor. There is a lighthouse to left of center, along shoreline.

Date: 1880 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, and some landownership. A handwritten annotation in red reads: "Note: S...

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Description: Design for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent stamp featuring a logging and industry theme. There is a large lumberjack (Paul Bunyon?) with an axe coming over...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. National Avenue from about S. 6th Street, a parade marches down National Avenue with a crowd of people watching, and signs and flags on...

Photograph

Watkins Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watkins building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Businesses include: Reimers Photo materials, Provident Loan Society, Arth...

Postcard

Juneau Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Train station in the distance, with a man standing in the foreground on steps leading down to the lake, near a fenced-in pond. On the left are railroad tr...

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Description: Three men wearing hats are posing against a wall, hunched up in their coats against the cold. One sits while the other two stand.

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