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Photograph

St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1911 before

Description: End of wing on left is circular. Trees are in front of hospital in a small park area.

Date: 1895 

Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 645 Franklin Place, also know as "The Lion House." Home is set back from the road, wit...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The J. Robert Taylor family. J. Robert Taylor, his wife Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and their three children, Donna, Frederick, and Ellen. They are dressed in c...

Date: 1913-08-23 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east from W. Wells street across the Milwaukee River. The E. Wells power plant (with arrow), Pabst Theater, and City Hall are on the...

Photograph

Kremer Homestead

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Large building with group of people in front.

Date: 1963-10-04 

Description: A man surveys the damage to his car, and the aged tree that toppled onto it.

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.

Photograph

Diesel Bus

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: A group of people boarding a diesel bus on 12th Street.

Photograph

Fruit Boat Building

Date: 1980-10 

Description: Fruit boat building, located at East Seeboth Street at South First Street.

Postcard

Pfister Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hotel on corner of East Wisconsin Avenue and and Jefferson Street. Pedestrians and cars are outside the entrance. The name of the hotel is on an awning ove...

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of boats and sailing ships along port.

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Description: Memohead of the A. Gettelman Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the Gettelman name in a banner, the rest of the company name in a scroll-edged p...

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Description: Large crowd looking at the damaged Christopher Columbus cruise vessel at dock. Constructed in 1893, the Christopher Columbus was the only pas...

Date: 1914-07-17 ca.

Description: Steamboat "E.L. Wallace" on the Menominee River looking east from the 16th Street viaduct. Coal yards are on the banks of the harbor.

Date: 1911 

Description: Milwaukee Works factory building which housed a six-story machine shop. Scaffolding runs the length of the right side of the building. The photograph was t...

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Description: Unloading barrels of goods from the "Ogdensburg" in the Milwaukee harbor.

Photograph

Milwaukee College

Date: 1910 before

Description: The central gothic structure was built around 1852 for the Milwaukee Female College and the wings were added at a later time. Later this building was used...

Photograph

South Pierce Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Light factory district. The street is 44 feet between curbs, with vitrified brick pavement. Telephone poles line the road.

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee and Suburbs

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: This map is accompanied by booklet: "Know Milwaukee Map and Street Guide". The map is a detailed map of Milwaukee and the surrounding suburbs. Streets and...

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