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Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

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Description: View across street towards the Layton Home for Incurables (also called Layton Home for Invalids). The home was suggested by Frederick Layton's wife, Elizab...

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City Hall

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of City Hall. Above the image is the title. location, and "Die Stadthalle." On the bottom of the image is written "This is not so attractive...

Date: 1968-01-19 

Description: Protesters, members of the Milwaukee Americans for Freedom, demonstrate against presidential candidate Eugene McCarthy and in favor of the Vietnam war.

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Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Signs for Kingsbury Beer and politicians are in the window of a storefront.

Photograph

Jones Island

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Jones Island fishing community in Milwaukee Harbor. Several shacks are visible as well as many fishing nets on net rollers. Ice on the wat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters work to put out a fire in a four-story building on a city block. In front of a fire hose spraying water, a photographer is kneeling in front...

Date: 1940 before

Description: Exterior view of the club. A mast with flags stands outside of the club on the pier.

Postcard

Union Depot

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Union Depot with clock tower. Railroad station on left side, with clock tower. Park area on right. Horse-drawn vehicles are near the entrance.The card is p...

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  

Description: View of Milwaukee looking down East Water Street.

Date: 1910 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard view of a pier and lighthouse at the entrance to Milwaukee's harbor. Two people sail in a small boat to the right of the lighthouse,...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: The map reads: "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO. from Dupre’s 1/4 Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." The map co...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.

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Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: Looking west from Washington Monument. Monument is on the right, with the view down the street on the left. A church, two other monuments, and several ot...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Church located at the corner of Broadway and Division Streets. A group of men, women and children stand at the corner near a large lamp post.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Washington Monument on Grand Avenue with a streetcar in the background.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Divided highway is South Chase Avenue between West Lincoln Avenue (2300) and East Oklahoma Avenue (3100).

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Marquette Statue

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Statue of the monk with a cross in his left hand and his right hand upraised. Behind the statue is a plaque with a carving of an Indian in a canoe near a s...

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