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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

Date: 1968 

Description: Rock trio, "The Ox", performing on stage. The guitarist and bassist are on an elevated platform next to a stack of amplifiers while the drummer is set up o...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Mezzanine Floor (Interior). A flight of stairs is going up the left side of the image. Several chairs are set up overlooking the balcony. Various statues...

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereograph view published by West Book and Stationery Company depicting a Milwaukee Street. Features a large corner building. In the lower left c...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Front facade of building from across the street. A portion of the dome can be seen on the roof. There is a median strip with a sculpture of a man on top of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: People lined along a bridge watching a steamboat in difficulty.

Photograph

St. Peter's Church

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The first Catholic church in Milwaukee. The structure is shown here after it was moved to the grounds of St. Francis Seminary, St. Francis Wisconsin. It wa...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Fountain in front of the conservatory, separated by paths and shrubbery. Several pedestrians are near the fountain.

Date: 1910 

Description: Sample tables in the Grain Exchange Room of the Chamber of Commerce Building. The Milwaukee Grain Exchange was a pioneer in grain trading with their develo...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...

Date: 1939-06-09 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee County Court House, with a tree-filled park area in the foreground and the city in the background. There is debris on the roof,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large crowd of children are gathered outside the Alhambra theater. The children, all boys, fill the sidewalk, and are being herded by a man on the left....

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Long row of men in suits and hats fishing on the breakwater.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Old Milwaukee County Court House and adjoining buildings as they appeared from 1836 to 1870. Scene also shows pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles.

Photograph

Two Churches

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view, looking northwest from the Fourth District Schoolhouse. The foreground is dominated by two large churches.

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Description: View downriver from the State Street Bridge showing a large sailing vessel.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Three men stand on the right in front of a pile of rubble. In the center, a man wearing a hat and suit is looking to the left.

Photograph

Wisconsin Club

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Club, until 1917 the Deutscher Club. Formerly the home of Alexander Mitchell.

Date:  

Description: Aerial view northwest from Courthouse of buildings and rooftops.

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