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Date: 1930 

Description: View down Wisconsin Avenue looking east.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A building on the left has a large sign for Gimbel's on its roof. Beyond the river in the background are two large s...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: This map shows street car lines, bus routes, railroads, proposed city boundary lines, wards, public schools, blocks & house numbers, Lake Michigan, one mil...

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Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, including the grandstands, racetrack, and parking lot.

Photograph

Tugboat on Water

Date: 1972-08-30 

Description: This unit was purchased by Electro-Motive. Original Falk caption reads, "Photo compliments of Electro-Motive for possible use in bulletin 430. Photo is cop...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

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Description: Milwaukee, south from Mitchell Block. View shows rooftops and building fronts. Ships and bridge in background on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large pile of coal sits under a tarp, while an empty truck waits nearby. Industrial buildings and water towers are across the river. One has a sign that...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Intended for tourists, this brochure features a map of Milwaukee's central business district as well as general information about parking, beaches and othe...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Photograph

The Westmore Hotel

Date:  

Description: The Westmore Hotel, located at N. 5th Street near W. Clybourn Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street and in a parking lot to the right...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Downtown aerial view with the Milwaukee River and City Hall.

Photograph

Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Photograph

Melm's Brewery

Date: 1870 before

Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Milwaukee rail yards.

Date: 1927-06-21 

Description: McCormick-Deering 10-20 industrial tractor parked along a curb in a residential neighborhood. The tractor is attached to a trailer with a tank that bears t...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1861 

Description: Map with labelled block and lot numbers, owners of large property parcels, city wards, railroads, and streets. Population from 1835 to 1860 listed below ti...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from Grand Avenue overlooking Buscule Bridge.

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is 1 map consisting of 12 sheets. This map includes a numbered key labeling each area, all of which are represented...

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