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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lake near the home, probably Lake Hincks, which was named after General Edward W. Hincks who was administrator of the Home in the 1870's. The grounds cons...

Photograph

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.

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...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking southwest toward the county courthouse under construction in the public square west of St. John's Cathedral.

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Description: The exterior of a one-story building, the headquarters of the 'Billiken Club.'

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Storefront of the People's Bookstore showing a Lincoln and Jefferson display. An awning is over the adjacent smoke shop on the left, and on the exterior wa...

Photograph

Shoveling Snow

Date: 1925 

Description: Winter scene with a man and young boy shoveling snow from a sidewalk after a heavy snowfall.

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...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Milwaukee streetcar conductors posed in front of streetcars. Edwin Salber shown second row fifth person from the left.

Photograph

Man in Diving Suit

Date: 1937 

Description: Man in diving suit being helped out of the water by three men in a rowboat.

Date: 1983-10 

Description: The Milwaukee Road Shops, formerly the foundery, at 3301 West Canal Street.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Church on Grand Avenue. A statue is in the median across the street from the church.

Photograph

Farmer's Market

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Farmer's market with horse-drawn vehicles and a man leading a bull.

Photograph

Blimp near Downtown

Date:  date unknown

Description: Blimp (dirigible) flying over downtown buildings. There are two smokestacks in the foreground, and on the right, a sign, from the back, for "The Electric C...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...

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