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Wells Building

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

Date: 1890 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...

Date: 1944-11-26 

Description: Two women in an alcove filled with potted flowers. The older woman is sitting and the other woman, wearing a fur coat, is standing behind her.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Crowd of men gathered around a man sitting in an early automobile with exposed wheels, engine, and steering wheel. The side of the automobile says "King Si...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Demolition of a smokestack. The stack is falling into a pile of rubble not far from the road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Academy and Orphanage on Van Buren Street. Three trees stand in front of the building. A woman is in front left of center, and two children are on the rig...

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: North of Wells Street with a bridge visible on the right. Two large smokestacks, and a tall building with a clock breakup the skyline. On the left is a bi...

Photograph

Lakefront

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Skyline view of lakefront.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...

Date: 1990-06 

Description: Film location in Milwaukee's Third Ward where parts of the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger" was shot in 1990.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Exterior of school. A red building is on the right in the background, and darker buildings are on the left. School has five levels with peaked roofs and s...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wells Street Viaduct.

Photograph

Waterworks

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Waterworks looking northwest.

Photograph

Wells Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view southeast from Marquette College. Homes along street in the foreground with a horse-drawn carriage. Church steeples can be seen in the dista...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. National Avenue from about S. 6th Street, a parade marches down National Avenue with a crowd of people watching, and signs and flags on...

Photograph

City at Night

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view over a large unidentified city at night, showing only a pattern of lights.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, Lake Michigan and one mile concentric circles...

Postcard

Astor Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Hotel Astor at Astor, Juneau & Marshall Streets. Large red building with pedestrians, three cars, trees, and an American flag.

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