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Commission Row

Date:  

Description: A view of Commission Row, known for its fresh produce markets, looking northwest on N. Broadway between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: C.W. McNally Company building at 197-199 Water Street, located just south of the intersection with Chicago Street. This Greek Revival style building was er...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Exterior of church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from intersection of Grove Street from National Avenue on the south side of Milwaukee.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Interior of the arcade from the second floor. There are skylights and chandeliers in the ceiling, and railings along the mezzanine. Interior storefronts li...

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Cass Street

Date: 1888 

Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...

Date: 1955 

Description: Bottom of the map reads: "PARKING AREA STUDY MILWAUKEE COUNTY ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN SCALE 1"=200" APRIL 21, 1955 TOTAL PARKING AREA - 3736 CARS 31.1 acres". Th...

Date: 1952-08-20 

Description: Boys wave from the passenger cars of Uncle Bob's train, while a crowd watches the amusement park ride at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Marquette University, 1131 W. Wisconsin Street. People are walking on the sidewalk in front of the entrance. The three sets of doors have ornate pointed...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view southeast from Marquette College. Homes along street in the foreground with a horse-drawn carriage. Church steeples can be seen in the dista...

Photograph

Checking the Oil

Date: 1956 

Description: Woman in polka dot dress looks on as a service station worker checks the oil in her car.

Photograph

Outdoor Gathering

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of women and girls and one man sitting outside on benches and chairs sewing clothes and talking. On the right, a woman has a baby stroller beside h...

Date: 1890 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...

Date: 1843 

Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Passers-by help move a disabled vehicle after an automobile accident on Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1865 

Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...

Photograph

Odie's Gas Station

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Description: Odie's Gas Station (Wadhams) at 4408 W. Lisbon Avenue, located on the northwest corner of W. Lisbon Avenue and N. 44th Street.

Date: 1987-07-20 

Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.

Date: 1915-07-24 ca.

Description: Storefront of the Philip Gross Hardware Company on the east side of N. Third Street, north of W. Wells Street. Grassler and Gezelschap is next door on the...

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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...

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