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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Lake near the home, probably Lake Hincks, which was named after General Edward W. Hincks who was administrator of the Home in the 1870's. The grounds cons...
Date: 1931 before
Description: The tower of the building is on the right, with flag poles at various peaks on the roof. On the right is a building with classical style pillars.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior of church at 904 E. Knapp St. The belfry tower has a rounded corner turret.
Description: Emil Seidel (left) stands in front of his house. Other adults and children can also be seen. He was the first Socialist Mayor of Milwaukee.
Date: date unknown
Description: Hotel on corner. Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the building.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Station. The station with the clock tower is on the right, and the tracks and train shed are on the left. Pedestrians are...
Description: Exterior of church with towers are on the right. Three horse-drawn carriages are parked in front.
Description: Color view from the river. Foreground has three people in a boat. A bridge over the river, and a boat to the left are in the center. City Hall is in the...
Description: A crowd surrounds a 10-foot mechanical mannequin of Alice in Dairyland at an Alice display for the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The Alice could raise h...
Description: Avenue west of Eight Street. Elevated view from top of a building. On the left are two churches, a few other buildings, and trees. Road is split with a st...
Description: T.M.E.R. & L. Company. Right corner of building has a crowd of people on the sidewalk. On the right is a small line of trees and a man in the Express No....
Description: Grand Avenue (now Wisconsin Avenue). Statue is in center foreground with trees around it, as well as a road and church to the left and other buildings to t...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A man holding a cigar stands near a Gilt Edge Liberty furnace. The R.J. Schwab and Sons Co. in Milwaukee sold Liberty and Pipeless furnaces for over fifty...
Description: Elevated view from the top of a building looking onto the square and down East Water Street. A fountain with a monument to Henry Bergh is in the lower cen...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: City Hall Square. A statue on a grassy pedestal is in the center of the road in front of the hotel. A grey building is to the left of the hotel on the stre...
Description: Washington Monument in Grand Avenue Park.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard showing the seating arrangement for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Description: A barber glances up and smiles for the camera, while the customer looks on with a sidelong look.
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: The hospital entrance can be seen above a small pond that is surrounded by trees and a landscaped lawn.
Description: The G. Miller storefront window displays musical instruments as well as clocks and watches. The store is in the Walker's Point neighborhood near South Sixt...
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