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Date: 1936 

Description: Street map of the City of Milwaukee and surrounding suburbs indicating various mass transit lines. There is an index to Milwaukee streets at the right of t...

Photograph

Fond du Lac Avenue

Date:  

Description: Looking southeast from N. 36th Street and W. Fond du Lac Avenue, Six Point beer garden and bottle house are visible on the right side of the street. Captio...

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Description: A barefoot child is sitting on the sidewalk. Houses and buildings are in the background, and laundry is hanging out to dry.

Photograph

St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1906 before

Description: A section of the building at the right was erected in 1859; the section at the left is of later construction. The building was torn down in 1911. A car i...

Date: 1914-05-13 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee Journal building at N. 4th Street, north of W. Wisconsin Avenue.

Photograph

Farmer's Market

Date: 1885 ca.

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

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A large sailing ship docked in Milwaukee Harbor.

Photograph

Milwaukee City Hall

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: High, exterior view of Milwaukee's City Hall. Signs on the building read "Sinfonietta" and "Concert Tonight".

Photograph

Car Racing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A race car on the track moves past a stationary vehicle in the bottom of the image. Behind a second fence is a large crowd of people observing the races, n...

Photograph

Menominee Valley

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An industrial area of Milwaukee known as Menominee Valley.

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view down Wisconsin Avenue looking west, with the RKO Riverside Theatre on the right, and a large Christmas sign on the corner of a building on th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home with trees.

Date: 1924 

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Building located at 734 North 4th Street. To the right of the building in an alley are circulation trucks. Newsboys and customers are...

Date: 1880 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, and some landownership. A handwritten annotation in red reads: "Note: S...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Looking north at the Menomonee Valley. Road incorrectly identified on the postcard as twenty-second street viaduct. Pedestrians and carriages are crossing...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Bradley & Metcalf building in the 300 block of East Water Street. On the corner first floor is Booth & Maynard's store which was located...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Now called Wisconsin Avenue. Split avenue (strip of land down the center). View has several statues on plinths and/or columns in the center area.

Date: 1938 

Description: Aerial view of rivers, with Lake Michigan in upper right, train yards, and highway in lower left.

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