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Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukie

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows settlers houses and businesses, trails, and swamps. The relief is shown by hachures. The map includes illustrations of historical buildings...

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Description: Two trains at a city yard in Milwaukee (probably the Hiawatha). There is a dense cloud of steam surrounding them, and three men standing on the left side.

Postcard

Town Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.

Photograph

Zenith Theater

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: View from across the street of the Zenith Theater. Caption on negative reads, "Looking North at Zenith Theatre Bldg. 2498 W. Hopkins".

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View towards railroad depot, with automobiles and several horse-drawn vehicles. A group of people are standing on the platform.

Date: 1900 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. with a group on his special campaign train. From left to right they are Alfred T. Rogers, La Follette's law partner; Mr. and Mrs...

Photograph

Winter Traffic

Date: 1956 

Description: Elevated view looking on downtown street with traffic, in winter.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: East Water Street at Mason, looking at the Morris E. Fox & Co. building.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking down into the reservoir partially filled with water. A group of men stand at various levels; some with the carriage and horses at top, four on a l...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street and sidewalk outside of the Wisconsin National Bank. Men, women, and children walk on sidewalks and cross in front of streetcars. Horse-drawn carr...

Photograph

Family in Lake Park

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman and young girl in a bonnet, possibly mother and daughter, and a man and a young girl, possibly father and daughter, holding hands while strolling o...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Aerial view of early construction at the Marquette Interchange in Milwaukee, the junction of Interstate Highways I94 and I43. Construction began in 1964,...

Photograph

Mitchell Airport

Date: 1955-06-18 

Description: Control tower and entrance to the new Howell Street passenger terminal at General Mitchell Field shortly before its formal opening in July 1955. The Milwau...

Photograph

"Big Muskegan Wind"

Date:  date unknown

Description: A lodge in winter. The yard of the lodge is covered in ice.

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1904 

Description: City Hall and North Water Street in downtown Milwaukee.

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 3 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, and the Milwaukee River.

Photograph

Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bob Stuth, a motorcycle racer from Milwaukee, who competed at the Wisconsin State Fair. He is riding a Harley Davidson cycle and wearing a shirt that adver...

Date: 1914-02-27 ca.

Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...

Date: 1938 

Description: Aerial view of rivers, with Lake Michigan in upper right, train yards, and highway in lower left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An early twentieth-century automobile parked on a road, with a large house in the background. The back tires have chains around them.

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