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Trade Show Home

Date: 1957-04-03 

Description: Elevated view of demonstration “ranch” type frame residence under construction within an auditorium, presumably in Milwaukee, for some type of trade show....

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: A United Public Workers parade/demonstration from an adjacent sidewalk. The line of participants including a horse-drawn wagon stretches into the distance....

Photograph

Cawker Buliding

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The northeast corner of the Cawker Building at W. Wells Street and N. Plankinton Avenue.

Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Packard delivery truck for Quality Biscuit Company, sitting in front of the W.S. Seaman plant. The car's body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Compa...

Photograph

Milwaukee Streetcar

Date:  

Description: View down snow-covered streetcar tracks towards a streetcar traveling up an unidentified residential street in Milwaukee.

Date: 1971-09-08 

Description: This 2 pinion gear was purchased by the Fairbanks Morse Division of the Colt Industry and used by United States Steel. Falk caption reads, "Main propulsion...

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 11 in a series of 12. The map shows streets.

Date: 1926-12-11 

Description: Fire destroyed the Atlas Flour Mill, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage. Thirteen engine companies, six truck companies, and two fire boats fought the...

Date: 1983-10 

Description: The Milwaukee Road freight car repair shop at 3301 West Canal Street.

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...

Date:  

Description: View from the southeast corner of N. 17th and W. Wells Streets. Kops Brokerage Co., The Silver Dollar Food Market and the Wells Grill are on the ground flo...

Photograph

Moline Knight

Date: 1917 

Description: A 1917 Moline-Knight, the body of which was created by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Photograph

Plankinton House

Date: 1905 after

Description: View of the street and construction site outside of the Plankinton House hotel and various storefronts. Horse-drawn carriages, pedestrians, and constructi...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of fourteen-story theatre building, with two red buildings on either side of it. On the street are people, horses, carriages, and trolleys. T...

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...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Several horse-drawn vehicles are on the road. Below the image is a short letter dated July 6, 1907.

Postcard

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.

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view from rooftops of what was known as Watertown Plank road, looking west from about North 35th Street. Several homes, and many open fields occup...

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Kolmar laboratories, a cosmetic manufacturer, is housed in the six-story building with the white facade. Northwestern Extract Company, supplier of beverage...

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