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Date: 1940 before

Description: Exterior of building from shoreline looking out to Lake Michigan. Along the pier are numerous docked boats and sailboats moored in water. On the left autom...

Photograph

Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Date: 1911 before

Description: Four-story extended building. A woman with an umbrella is near the left entrance, and a man is walking across the raised lawn near the center right.

Photograph

Cottage Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a two-story building with a roof that slopes down to one story in the back. Two men are on the porch talking, a third is coming off a boat from...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Broadway with several buildings lining the paved road, including A.W. Rich & Co. Drygoods, Millinery, and a Law Office on the right. Larg...

Date: 1857 

Description: Caption reads: "THE LOTS embraced in the proposed Addition, are situated in the Fourth Ward of the City of Milwaukee, about twenty minutes walk from Spring...

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Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are around the dredge. There is a railroad car and crane in the foreground. In the background is a large smokestack on a boat which is carryi...

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Description: Two boys attempting to climb a wall on the facade of a building near a window.

Date: 1936 

Description: Street map of the City of Milwaukee and surrounding suburbs indicating various mass transit lines. There is an index to Milwaukee streets at the right of t...

Photograph

Coal Docks

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A large, coal cargo ship docks in the harbor in Menominee Valley.

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Description: The exterior of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger storefront from across a street. The text in the windows reads "Panyard Machinery & Pattern Works," "Mfrs...

Date: 2005 

Description: This map shows dams and falls, areas of portage, canoe and kayak access, boat launches, parking, restrooms, picnic areas, dining, rapid water, parks, and b...

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Description: Letterhead of H.S. Mack & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building, including people walking and driving horse-dr...

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Description: Herold Newspaper building and surrounding commercial area at the southwest corner of Broadway and Mason Street. Pedestrains cross the street and horse-draw...

Photograph

Arthur N. McGeoch

Date: 1921-06-10 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Arthur N. McGeoch, Milwaukee realtor.

Postcard

Railway Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Depot, with train shed and clock tower. In the foreground is a landscaped area with flowers. In the background is Lake Mich...

Photograph

I Like Ike

Date: 1956-11-10 

Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...

Photograph

Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Chamber of Commerce at the corner of Broadway and Michigan Streets. Western Union Telegraph is housed within the building.

Photograph

Bootleg Days

Date: 1933-08-23 

Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...

Date: 1928-03-17 ca.

Description: Interior of Firestone Tire Store, perhaps on N. Jefferson Street, north of E. Wells Street. Displays of merchandise including tires, tubes and other auto p...

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