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Date: 1930 

Description: Model of a gas station from an exhibit of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright at the Layton Art Gallery in Milwaukee, which toured the United States between 19...

Photograph

Crowded Streetcar

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Men piling into an electric trolley. The streetcar has grating on the end, which several men are standing on.

Date: 1961 

Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...

Photograph

"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A two-door sedan is parked in front of the market, near a large sign.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The intersection of Port Washington Road and Silver Spring Drive near Milwaukee. Even if one did not know that this was the intersection of a major north-s...

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...

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Description: Rainwater running through a ditch along the side of a paved road. This picture was likely taken as a study of the drainage problems in Greendale.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: The interior structure of a Lawson Air Liner sitting in a plant, probably in Milwaukee. The tail assembly (empennage) and cabin have been attached, and the...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Front view of the courthouse, with several trees. People are sitting at various benches and tables in the space in front of the courthouse, and pigeons ar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large line of motorcycles are parked along the road. Many people are standing by the bikes.

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Description: The Railroad YMCA building at S. 3rd and W. Florida Streets.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Part of the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway. Small station, at the bottom of a hill. Behind the station on top of the hill is a line of houses.

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. The Alhambra Theatre is on the left. Pedestrians are on the streets and sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are on...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Tower of building is on the right. The road curves in front of the building, with trolley tracks visible.

Date: 1907 before

Description: Viaduct over river, with a trolley on the tracks on the metal support bridge. On right is a grassy riverbank, with industrial buildings along the river go...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across street of Usinger's Sausage Factory and Retail Store on 1030 North Third Street. Note the murals on the left side of the factory.

Photograph

Asian Dignitaries

Date:  date unknown

Description: Asian dignitaries, including two women, amidst a crowd, perhaps at a railroad station.

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows sewers, manholes, streets, canals, rivers, and Lake Michigan. An explanation of sewer types is included.

Date: 1951 before

Description: Elevated view from the First Wisconsin National Bank Building, down Wells Street toward the Milwaukee County Court House. Commerce office on lower left.

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South Third Street

Date: 1937 after

Description: Exterior view of the 800 block of South Third Street, with three large houses lining the road.

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