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Wells Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Church on Grand Avenue. A statue is in the median across the street from the church.

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Mitchell Park

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Lagoon in the sunken gardens with the conservatory in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Passenger Station, which was at the end of Wisconsin Avenue. The station has a clock tower and an arched entrance. On the b...

Postcard

Wells Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Text on image in English and German reads "A Happy New Year" and Glueckliches Neujahr," and "The Wells Building" and "Wells-Gebaude."

Date: 1906 before

Description: Boats on the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Tracks are underneath the viaduct in the bottom of the image, and houses line the right side.

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City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...

Date: 1931 before

Description: Two smiling fishermen stand before their fishing nets on Jones Island. There are floats attached to one net and a barrel with a jacket on top of it.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The college occupies a large red building on the corner. A flag pole stands next to the building on the right.

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...

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Mitchell Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Small building covered with vines on a path near the lake.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Old Government Lighthouse at Lake Park. The lighthouse is connected to a house, surrounded by shrubs.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home office building on street corner, built in classic temple style. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and there are two motorcars in front of the entranc...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with tower from street level. Two flags fly from the building. A short letter is written in the sky area of the postcard.

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Wisconsin Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from the River Bridge.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Dr. A. Rudolph Silverston's vacu-aerial flying machine, as seen from the rear.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Depicts an overweight man wearing a bowler hat drinking beer directly from a barrel. In the background beer steins are littering the ground. The caption at...

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