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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Willow Works, a manufacturer of children's carriages, willow ware, and toys, with a three-quarter view of the company building,...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from hill of the yacht club, with Lake Michigan behind. In the distance is the jetty, and the road along the shoreline is N. Lincoln Memorial Drive. T...

Photograph

Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...

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Description: Aerial view looking north of downtown, with the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan.

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Description: Looking northeast from N. Water and E. Buffalo Streets. Cars are parked on the side of Water Street, and streetcar tracks run down the street. Caption on n...

Date: 1917 

Description: Original caption reads: "Model G, two-ton capacity, owned and operated by the International Harvester Corporation, Milwaukee, Wis, for cartage purposes, an...

Date: 1912-11-17 ca.

Description: Menomonee Valley railroad yard looking northeast to 6th Street viaduct. The George Schulz box factory was on N. 5th Street and W. Clybourn Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine is parked on the street. A group of people are looking up toward a building where a rope is coming down f...

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Part of a bridge is visible in the lower left corner. Under the bridge is a floating pier with advertisements painted on its sides. Another br...

Date: 1915-04-01 ca.

Description: Northwest corner of 3rd and Wells Street, facing the Milwaukee Commercial School. A police officer directs traffic in the foreground, with pedestrians on t...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...

Photograph

Walker Square Park

Date: 1914-07-29 ca.

Description: Individuals and children sitting on benches in the foreground of the residential park with others in the middleground laying on the grass near the water fo...

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking west from the Post Office. Some text also written in German. Identifies in pencil writing the location of the Pfister Hotel, the W...

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing. Strikers are standing on the cobblestone street and sidewalk holding signs that read "Don'...

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Description: Interior view of men working in the wash house at Schlitz Brewery. At the top right is an inset of the exterior of the building.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior view of new wing under construction. A fence separates the wing from the road.

Date: 1876 before

Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...

Photograph

Pabst Brewery

Date: 1935 after

Description: The road in front is lined with cars, including a fuel truck. In the foreground is a parking lot with two cars. The large brewery building has a chimney...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large Victorian-style house gutted by a fire. Ladders lean on the sides, reaching up to many different levels. Two people are on the roof spraying wate...

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. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

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