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Building on Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large building has partially collapsed from a fire. Fire fighters, some of them standing on the roof of a building next door, aim large streams of water...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The building has many classical architectural elements, including a dome. There is a large totem pole in front of the building. Pedestrians are walking on...

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of seats in Pabst Theater.

Date: 1939-03-30 

Description: Harvey Schmidt stands amongst a row of cows in a barn to use a portable milking machine.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of Milwaukee looking northeast. City Hall is visible at the left and Lake Michigan can be seen at the upper right.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: This map is attached to a cover. Streets, points of interest, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan are labeled. The bottom margin of the map includes a s...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Now called Wisconsin Avenue. Split avenue (strip of land down the center). View has several statues on plinths and/or columns in the center area.

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Wisconsin Street looking west to Grand Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of a young woman leaning against the back corner of a house on steps, wearing a fur coat.

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View of a statue in Juneau Park, created by American sculptor Anne Whitney in 1887. The statue is a replica of the original which resides in Boston, Massac...

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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:  date unknown

Description: Elaborate gateway, in the shape of an arch, to the National Soldiers Home, with man and boy standing in entrance. The gateway is made of trees, covered wit...

Date: 1949-01-10 

Description: Women casting ballots at the Lithographers' Local #7 Strike vote. The ballot box is on a stage at the front of a large crowded room.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five men stand on a sidewalk in front of a theater. The sign above the theater reads "Scenes of the World on Land and Sea, Admission 5 cents". The signs...

Photograph

Gemini 7

Date: 1968-11-08 

Description: The Gemini 7 space capsule in which astronaut James Lovell flew in 1965, seen here on display at the Wisconsin Regional Space Center. Although born in Ma...

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of a wedding party on a balcony. The party consists of the bride and groom (center), three bridesmaids, three groomsmen, a flower girl, an...

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.

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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...

Date: 1915-09-19 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Auditorium at N. 6th Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads, "Auditorium, Milw".

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Description: Looking southeast on Winnebago Street, and east on W. Vilet Street from N. 11th Street. Stumpf and Langhoff Co. clothing store from the corner of Winnebago...

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