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Odie's Gas Station

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Description: Odie's Gas Station (Wadhams) at 4408 W. Lisbon Avenue, located on the northwest corner of W. Lisbon Avenue and N. 44th Street.

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Description: A large group posed in front of "The Milwaukee Leader" newspaper established in December of 1911 by Victor L. Berger. He can be seen ten from the right in...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Elevated view of Lincoln Memorial Drive at the point where it joins Wisconsin Avenue, now the site of the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center. Lake Michig...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a streetcar viaduct on the Waukesha Interurban Line, near Milwaukee.

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Man in Snowstorm

Date:  date unknown

Description: From a doorway framing the image, a man can be seen waving while standing in a yard during a snowstorm. Behind him an automobile is parked in a garage.

Date: 1924 

Description: Former home of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper. At the corner of Michigan and Milwaukee Streets. A fire escape goes up the middle of the building...

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Twenty-First Street

Date: 1924 

Description: Near Chestnut Street. View looking down a wet and icy sidewalk with melting snowbanks. Houses line the street.

Photograph

Unloading Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man unloads coal from a boat by walking a wheelbarrow across wooden platforms raised on scaffolds. In the background a man stands with an empty wheelbarr...

Date: 1917-06-30 

Description: Image of damaged ship on the Milwaukee River. The "Christopher Columbus" was a popular cruise vessel launched in 1893 and used to traverse the Great Lakes....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad.

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Milwaukee Streetcar

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

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Circus Parade

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Description: Circus parade at the corner of West Water and Grand Avenue. Crowds on the sidewalk and in horse-drawn vehicles watch horse-drawn cages and other vehicles w...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking south from Oneida Street bridge at night.

Date: 1918 

Description: Group of women gathered at 2nd (now 7th St.) and Mitchell wearing light colored dresses and hats. Each woman holds a U.S. flag. There is a sign to the righ...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View looking up Wisconsin Avenue from the bridge. Many pedestrians, streetcars, and horse-drawn vehicles are visible.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map is a survey of Lake Michigan and the section of Milwaukee that borders the lake. Map of land includes major streets, and landmarks near water. Rel...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: The map reads: "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO. from Dupre’s 1/4 Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." The map co...

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Description: Looking south on S. 5th Street from W. National Avenue. The church steeples in the background are St. Stephen's Lutheran (left) and St. Stanislaus Catholic...

Photograph

Female Graduation

Date: 1939-06-03 

Description: Elevated view of female graduation procession.

Date: 1944-05-03 

Description: Woman sitting at a writing desk at Estella's. She is facing a bright window which has a window seat.

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