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Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1921-04-29 ca.

Description: City Hall at intersection bustling with pedestrians, streetcars, and parked automobiles.

Date:  ca.

Description: Looking northeast at the Pabst Theater and City Hall on Wells Street, east of the Milwaukee River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across what may be a metal roof towards a crowd of men looking at a collapsed structure of steel girders. The men are dressed in winter coats and hats...

Postcard

Astor Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Hotel Astor at Astor, Juneau & Marshall Streets. Large red building with pedestrians, three cars, trees, and an American flag.

Date: 1948-08 

Description: Borden workers loading milk onto trucks at the Borden Company loading dock.

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: 1492 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Built in 1886 by John Plankinton for his daughter Elizabeth. Edward T. Mix was the architect. Listed in the National Register of...

Photograph

Follow the Leader

Date:  

Description: A group of boys "following their leader in search of adventure" in the street. The boys are barefoot and are wearing hats. In the background are a storefro...

Date: 1924-01-14 ca.

Description: Caswell Block commercial district at the northwest corner of W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Plankinton Avenue. Pedestrians on the sidewalks and streets, among...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereograph view published by West Book and Stationery Company depicting a Milwaukee Street. Features a large corner building. In the lower left c...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862 

Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Pedestrians, bicyclists, and horse-drawn carriages on a commercial street. City Hall with its clock tower is visible in the background. A sign for Sisson &...

Date: 1941 before

Description: Cathedral across Jackson Street. There is a large clock in the belfry.

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Description: On-lookers observe an accident in downtown Milwaukee, of the Hamman's Express Line, piano and furniture mover.

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Description: Memohead of the S.A. Mondschein Piano Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in Sohmer and other brands of pianos. Features a three-quarter exterior view...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man sits in the front seat of a small railroad train made for children, which is riding along a track in a wooded area with a building and a fence in the...

Date: 1870 

Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of many horse-drawn vehicles on a main street in an unidentified rural village, perhaps at a farmer's fair. A crowd of men is standing outsid...

Date: 1937 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...

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Description: Thirteen men, all wearing hats, standing in a row in front of trucks and a tractor in a lot near an industrial building and chain link fence. Probably serv...

Date: 1909-06-19 ca.

Description: Caswell Block building at W. Wisconsin and N. Plankinton Avenues.

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