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Union Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Station, located at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. Clock tower in center.

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

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Description: Yahr and Lange Drug Company on N. Water Street between E. Erie and E. Chicago Streets. There are horse-drawn vehicles parked in front of the building.

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Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of church with towers are on the right. Three horse-drawn carriages are parked in front.

Date: 1961 

Description: Highway patrolman issue's ticket ot motorist.Photograph taken by a Milwaukee Journal photographer who was covering the day of the Wisconsin State Highway P...

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Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

Date: 1942 

Description: This map shows the route of the Milwaukee Road, roads, foot trails, resorts, and ranger stations. The map includes text, illustrations, a railroad fare tab...

Date: 1887 before

Description: Northwest corner of Grand Avenue and 4th Street. Built in 1854 at a cost of $18,000. The storefronts were added in 1868; the building razed in 1886.

Date: 1902-05-25 ca.

Description: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Building and surrounding commercial area on the northwest corner of Broadway and E. Michigan Street. Caption on glass pl...

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Description: Elevated view of the West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad.

Date: 1931-03-17 

Description: A scene at Curtiss-Wright Field in Milwaukee. Pictured are Arthur D. Gaspar, a Waukesha funeral director, and Paul Trier, the pilot of the Curtiss Thrush....

Photograph

Kissing Babies

Date: 1962-08-28 

Description: At Mitchell Airport, Senator Alexander Wiley greets the young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Underborg of Waukesha with a kiss. Mrs. Wiley, holding a bouquet of...

Date: 1930 

Description: View down Wisconsin Avenue looking east.

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The east side of the Schlitz Palm Garden at N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and was one of the...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. H√∂lzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...

Date: 1872 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, some landownership, and a race course. Manuscript annotations in red i...

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Description: External view of First Division Market (built 1870) with horse-drawn vehicle in front.

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Description: Milwaukee Street from Mason.

Date: 1894 

Description: This map shows railroads, street railways, roads, wards, block numbers, parks, Lake Michigan, and one mile concentric circles indicating distance from the...

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