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Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereographic view of J.C. Iversen and Company on the west side of Water Street (north of Grand Avenue). Other stores include: Adam Koch Restauran...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of depot from the street. Taken about a block from the building, the image has a trolley, pedestrians, carriages, and signs for the Davison Theatre a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alma Reinhardt Taylor playing on the grass with her son, Frederick or Robert. The child is holding a stuffed animal toy.

Date: 1934 after

Description: A man is walking on the raised sidewalk in front of the building near a fence. On the windows is written "Lakehouse Lunch Room".

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, parks, cemeteries, block numbers, a street index, explanations, and general refer...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Monument in Washington Park. On image, statement 'to be unveiled in the spring of 1908." Monument has two male figures side by side on a plinth in the cen...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...

View these 19th-century panoramic, detailed maps of Wisconsin communities.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women and a man stand in front of the Pathfinder car with a flag on the back. The car also has "cross country" written on the side, above the number 3...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A conductor leads a band made up of school-age children as well as a few adults at a Civilian Defense Rally. They are playing outdoors in front of the Post...

Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

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

Film Crew on Street

Date: 1990 

Description: Film crew on street for "Dillinger," a made-for-TV movie shot in Milwaukee's Third Ward.

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1915-07-13 

Description: Looking south from Wells Street. A boat travels along the Milwaukee River in the foreground. Landmarks left to right: Manufacturers Home Building, First Na...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Boats used for fighting fires are docked near a walkway. On the left the walkway is full of men, some gathered near the boats. A fire hose is stretched out...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This map shows wards, streets, railroads, parks, cemeteries, select buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included is a street index. Cemeteries and parks are...

Date:  

Description: Design in black and white for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a travel, industry, and agriculture theme. The main design element is...

Postcard

Pfister Hotel

Date:  

Description: Exterior of the Pfister Hotel.

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