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Photograph

Axtell House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Axtell House, located at Walker's point on the corner of S. Water and Ferry Streets. There are pedestrians on the bridge over the river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The green and white label features the words, "Wisdom Prescribes 'Elim'" around the i...

Date: 1914-05-13 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee Journal building at N. 4th Street, north of W. Wisconsin Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereographic view of J.C. Iversen and Company on the west side of Water Street (north of Grand Avenue). Other stores include: Adam Koch Restauran...

Date: 1860 

Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Home of William Augustus Prentiss, built in 1836 and burned in 1845. Small two-story house. Four people are standing around the house.

Date: 1955 before

Description: Aerial view of downtown, including railroad tracks in foreground.

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Description: A man poses in front of a canoe tied onto his car. A second man looks on from the background.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: City Hall Square. A statue in a circular area is in the center of the road. Horses and carriages are in the street in front of the hotel. Three flags are v...

Photograph

North Water Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: North Water Street with City Hall in the background. Numerous horse-drawn vehicles are visible and pedestrians cross the street.

Date:  

Description: Photograph celebrating Henry Kuttner's visit to Milwaukee. He had driven an old Plymouth all the way from Los Angeles. Cut line was: On arrival, he immedia...

Photograph

Fishing Boat

Date: 1938 

Description: Two men stand to the rear of a 44-foot fishing boat marked Frank Braeger. The boat was owned by Julius Detlaff and powered by an International PD-80...

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of fans holding up a large banner reading "Goodbye Milwaukee Braves" on the back fence of the bleachers at Milwaukee County Stadium.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Map shows meadows, forests, buildings, railroad, and lots south of part of the city of Milwaukee. Relief shown by hachures. Includes list of lot acreages...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A corner store with a large electric sign on top. Men are on the sidewalk in front of the store, and a horse-drawn vehicle and bicycles are on the right.

Photograph

Mariner Tower

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Mariner Tower, built in 1930 at 606 West Wisconsin Avenue, standing to the left of the 1927 Schroeder Hotel in this elevated view looking east over lower b...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads. An inset map shows the Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. There are...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Nighttime view of the front center section of the courthouse. Strong interior lights highlight the fluted columns, while ground lights illuminate the entr...

Date: 1924 

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Building located at 734 North 4th Street. To the right of the building in an alley are circulation trucks. Newsboys and customers are...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three fire fighters holding a hose to put out a fire. One is standing on a ladder, while water is pouring out of the building onto the sidewalk and into t...

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