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Description: View down East Water Street from old city hall.

Photograph

Milwaukee Snowstorm

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a pedestrian holding an umbrella during a snowstorm, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Date: 1901 

Description: Elevated view of scene at the corner of Grand (Avenue?) and West Water Street, now Plankinton and Wisconsin Avenues. Several streetcars are in the streets...

Photograph

Boston Store

Date: 1914-05-11 ca.

Description: The Boston Store department building at W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 4th Street.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Merrill Hall; front walk at entrance. A horse and carriage are parked at the entrance. Vines are growing up the side of the building on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five children dressed in Halloween costumes with jack-o-lanterns hanging overhead. Two of them are Robert J. Taylor's daughters, Ellen and Donna Taylor.

Photograph

Downtown Street

Date:  ca.

Description: A downtown Milwaukee street with beer wagon, pedestrians, a bicyclist, and a horse-drawn wagon loaded with beer barrels.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Building on street corner, taken from street level. Store has eight levels with a water tower on the roof. Pedestrians are in the road and on the sidewalk...

Date: 1948 

Description: Color brochure advertising the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair. For the centennial of Wisconsin statehood Wisconsin spent over 5 Million dollars on fourteen new...

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Description: Design in purple for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp. There is a farming theme, with stacks of grain and a barn.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A young male reporter for WFRV-TV Local 5 is holding a microphone and talking to the camera, which is operated by a camera operator standing in the foregro...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Date: 1914-05-19 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just after occupancy. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular w...

Date: 1892 

Description: Formerly the Richter, Schubert and Dick office building. Seven-story building with a rounded corner next to the alleyway. The word Merrill is above one e...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Police officer helping a young woman cross the street.

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Description: Letterhead of the Phillip Best Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with three separate proscenium views of the Empire Brewery, the South Side Brewery,...

Date: 1926-08-18 ca.

Description: Construction workers and early construction machinery being driven by horses in a residential neighborhood.

Date: 1954 

Description: This blue line print shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, additions, railroads, streets, and parks.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Children in costumes stand with adults near decorated baby carriages and coaster wagons before a Fourth of July parade. One of the wagons is covered and ha...

Date: 1912 

Description: Theodore Roosevelt raising his hat amidst a crowd in Milwaukee. He is leaving a building heading toward a waiting car.

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