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Wisconsin Street

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from Grand Avenue.

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view. Sign on front of City Hall says, "Help Prevent Fires," and the Henry Bergh statue and fountain is in front of the building. Severa...

Photograph

Kilbourn Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking East down middle of avenue. Numerous vehicles are on the road, with a few pedestrians visible. A sign identifies the Republican Hotel on the left,...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Four children, one boy and three girls, playing on a a swing set outside of a brick building, probably a school.

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view of a boat owned by Julius Dettloff docked along the edge of a river. The boat was powered by an International PD-40 power unit; in the backgr...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Milwaukee rail yards.

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Description: A man is sitting at the wheel of a gas powered bulldozer. In the background are equipment, supplies, and a truck with the "US Dept of Agriculture / Farm Se...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Sister's of the Divine Savior at Thirty-fifth and Center Streets. Three main entrances are along the right side.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Color print of the front of the courthouse. Bare trees surround a fountain in the front, which has the top-most part of the dome cut-off by the frame.

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Description: Letterhead of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Company, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building.

Date: 1924-08-20 ca.

Description: Displays of merchandise inside of a grocery store.

Date: 1939-01-03 

Description: A man empties a garbage can into the back of an International D-300 truck parked in a residential neighborhood near houses.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Aerial view of early construction at the Marquette Interchange in Milwaukee, the junction of Interstate Highways I94 and I43. Construction began in 1964,...

Photograph

Soggy but Fun

Date: 1981-08-03 

Description: Despite rain and fog, people turned out to enjoy a street festival sponsored by the Guadalupe Center at 239 W. Washington Street in Milwaukee. There were e...

Photograph

Thorsen Residence

Date: 1904 

Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1910 before

Description: Postcard with image of hotel in the upper left corner. View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block w...

Photograph

Commission Row

Date:  

Description: A view of Commission Row, known for its fresh produce markets, looking northwest on N. Broadway between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets.

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor is posing on his motorcycle in the middle of a neighborhood street.

Photograph

Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire boat is next to a dock with burning objects. Fire fighters on the boat are using high-powered hoses to put out a fire. Smoke and steam fill the bac...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...

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