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Description: Letterhead of Plankinton House in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel and traffic in the street, including people on foot, on hors...

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Mayer Building

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Description: The Mayer building (a floor covering business) on North Water Street and East St. Paul Avenue. Plaque on outside of building identifies it as the Mayer Bui...

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Railroad Accident

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of railroad cars that have fallen off the railroad tracks. Two men are crawling on top of the toppled railroad cars.

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Small Garage

Date: 1980-10 

Description: Small garage with houses behind on North Weil Street.

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St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1911 before

Description: End of wing on left is circular. Trees are in front of hospital in a small park area.

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Court House Square

Date: 1889 

Description: Fountain in center, with trees along the border of the small square. A man sits on a bench and children are on the left. The courthouse is visible in the b...

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NAACP Protest

Date: 1958-09 ca.

Description: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) picketers outside the Schroeder Hotel where the Apprenticeship meeting was held. A Blatz...

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Hiawatha Locomotive

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Description: The "Chippewa", one of the Milwaukee Road's high speed Hiawatha locomotives at the Union Station. The station clock tower can be seen in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: People walking on path by the Whitefish Bay Resort along the lake front. Text on postcard reads, "Hope you are well again. Sarah".

Date: 1968-08-14 

Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Snoopy is the dog belonging to Charlie Brown, a character in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fred, Donna and Ellen Taylor on a pier jutting out into a lake. A cabin sits nearby nestled in trees.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the first Milwaukee railroad depot, which was used by the Milwaukee & Waukesha and the Milwaukee & Mississippi railroads. The Milwaukee &...

Date: 1922 

Description: This photograph from the Wisconsin Highway Commission records is unidentified, but a few internal details helps to understand the content. The Wisconsin li...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...

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Burning Building

Date: 1944-10-17 

Description: View from a distance of a fire. A large cloud of smoke billows out of the burning building and fire fighters climb on a ladder. A building in the foregrou...

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Milwaukee River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of boats and sailing ships along port.

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Loading Docks

Date:  date unknown

Description: The industrial warehouse district in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There are many horse-drawn wagons lined up along loading docks with various men working in the a...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View up residential street with newly constructed houses, young trees and lampposts. Men in suits and hats walk along the sidewalk. A speed limit sign is v...

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Bridge Over River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Bridge in the downtown area crossing the Milwaukee River. City buildings reach into the background, with the farthest fading out. Many people are crossin...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Statue located in Juneau Park. Figure has left hand to eyes looking to the right, with a horn in his right hand resting on his hip. He stands on top of a...

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