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Description: Cover art featuring Milwaukee from promotional booklet of views of the Schlitz Brewery.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1847 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landownersÂ’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Now called Wisconsin Avenue. On the left are trees and a trolley in the road. On the right are several church towers, more trees, and another trolley. In...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Crazy Water Crystals Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In the top center is an elevated view of a building complex with a sign reading, "C...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Lake Park streetcar terminal. There is a streetcar in the station with engineers visible.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereograph view published by West Book and Stationery Company depicting a Milwaukee Street. Features a large corner building. In the lower left c...

Photograph

Kramer's Shop

Date: 1924-06-28 ca.

Description: Kramer's Clothing shop, located on the north side of W. Wisconsin Avenue between N. 5th and N. 6th streets. Inside, displays of men's clothing merchandise...

Photograph

Special Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Merchants & Manufacturers Special Train. A steam engine with several cars stretching to the horizon is sitting on the tracks in front of a pl...

Date:  

Description: Residental neighborhood with family posing for photograph on the front steps of their Cape Cod Style home.

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1904 

Description: Looking north on N. Water Street toward City Hall. The streets are filled with automobiles and streetcars. Sidewalks are bustling with pedestrians.

Date: 1914-10 

Description: Buffalo Street construction showing cuts in the pavement and the inconvenience for traffic. Standing between the excavated holes and piles of dirt is a hor...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men standing on a paved city street in front of a house.

Photograph

Nathanael Greene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Nathanael Greene, Milwaukee realtor.

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 12 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, railroad lines, the Kinnickinnic River, and Lake Michigan.

Date: 1970 

Description: 802 North Jackson Street, with street signs on left. Cars are parked along both sides of the street and in front of the cathedral near Courthouse Square (n...

Photograph

Odie's Gas Station

Date:  

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

Postcard

Water Tower

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Water Tower from road. Image printed on faux birchbark background.

Photograph

The Iron Block

Date: 1890 before

Description: Stereograph; caption on the image is incorrect as to the street locations. Actually located at the intersection of North Water Street and East Wisconsin A...

Photograph

Electric Streetcar

Date:  

Description: An electric streetcar in Milwaukee with a large Gimbels sign in the background.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A large crowd of men and women standing outside the Republican presidential debate holding signs, banners, and flags. Most of the signs read: "Black lives...

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