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City Hall

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Front of City Hall, taken from a rooftop. Streets, cars, statue and fountain are visible. Sign on Hall says "Welcome."

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee branch of the Underwood Typewriter Company, headquartered in New York. In the center is the image of a typewriter with a red ba...

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Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder parked inside a log barn. Four people (two women, two men) are sitting in the car. The back of the automobile with the P...

Date: 1919-02-26 ca.

Description: The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance home office on the northeast corner of E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street.

Date: 1926-06-25 ca.

Description: Automobile and motorcycle with sidecar parked on the side of the road at 712 Jefferson Street, near E. Ogden Avenue. The Notre Dame convent is visible in t...

Date: 1906 

Description: This map shows wards, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, block numbers, parks, roads, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes: Table...

Date: 1887-10 

Description: A parade for President Grover Cleveland's Milwaukee visit during his Goodwill Tour. A marching band leads a horse and buggy (possibly carrying the presiden...

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Roosevelt Theater

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Description: The Roosevelt Theater, 1402 W. North Avenue and the Jack Gross and Ziegler kosher meat market on the left. There are automobiles parked on the side of the...

Date: 1914-06-08 ca.

Description: The Southwest corner of North 2nd Street and West Wisconsin Avenue, with Stumpf and Langhoff clothing building on the left and Majestic Building on the rig...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View from Wisconsin river looking east. The Pabst Building is on the northwest corner of N. Water Street and E. Wisconsin Avenue with the Mack building to...

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Bijou Theater

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Theater with many signs, one of which is advertising a matinee. Several other buildings are visible to the left of the building. A large crowd of people...

Photograph

W.M. Steinmeyer Co.

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Description: W.M. Steinmeyer grocery building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Highland Avenue.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murray’s addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...

Photograph

Family on Sidewalk

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fourteen people dressed for cold weather and wearing hats and scarves stand on a sidewalk in front of a picket fence. A car is parked on the roa...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.

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Description: A flatbed truck is parked in the driveway of a recently constructed house while another automobile is parked in the road outside the house. Other recently...

Date: 1905-06-08 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Free Press building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Broadway (built as Northwestern Mutual's home office in 1870).

Photograph

City Hall

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...

Photograph

Bentz Tavern

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The Bentz Tavern, located at 3076 N. 12th Street, photographed for the WPA Writers' Project.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

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