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Photograph

Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

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...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the underside of the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a streetcar viaduct on the Waukesha Interurban Line, near Milwaukee.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances near a man wearing a tie on the announcer's platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microphone is visible, and in the b...

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Father Groppi is seated in the back of a police wagon with police officer after being arrested in front of his parish for the second night in a row.

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee branch of the Underwood Typewriter Company, headquartered in New York. In the center is the image of a typewriter with a red ba...

Date: 1931 before

Description: Three horse-drawn fire engines in the street with steam rising from their tanks. Other fire vehicles appear to the right. Many pedestrians are present on...

Postcard

Fox Point Club

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with blue roof in distance at the end of a curving road. The drive is lined by flowers.

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: The college is set back from the road, behind a lawn with paths, benches, and trees. An observatory dome can be seen on the right side behind a roof.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. The map includes an inset map of Glidden & L...

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows 8 zoning districts, as well as house number system, schools, parks, churches, and points of interest. Lake Michigan is labeled and the lower...

Date: 1913-10-23 ca.

Description: Looking north on the Milwaukee River from approximately E. St. Paul Avenue (Clybourn Street bridge in the foreground). This features an elevated view of th...

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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...

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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...

Photograph

Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.

Photograph

Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters in a boat on the river are putting out a fire in a large building. Water sprays from fire hoses from two directions with smoke obscuring the...

Date: 1954 before

Description: Two cars and drivers with the Swenson Thrillcade World Champion Auto Daredevils perform before an audience at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking northwest from Division Street and East Water Street. Rooftop of building in foreground has laundry hanging from a line. In the back...

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