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Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1904 

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

Photograph

Mayer Building

Date:  

Description: The Mayer building (a floor covering business) on North Water Street and East St. Paul Avenue. Plaque on outside of building identifies it as the Mayer Bui...

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of a suite interior at Miller Park Stadium.

Date: 1939 

Description: Parishioners gather at the entrance outside New Fellowship Church of God In Christ at North Eighth Street.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Gesu Church, with automobiles and pedestrians on West Wisconsin Avenue. There is a sign on the left for the Abbot Crest Hotel located at 1226 West Wiscons...

Date: 1968 

Description: Exterior of stage entrance. The state door is below a fire escape that connects to a white balcony to the right. Below the balcony is a poster for the Mil...

Date: 1887 before

Description: Northwest corner of Grand Avenue and 4th Street. Built in 1854 at a cost of $18,000. The storefronts were added in 1868; the building razed in 1886.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The G. Miller storefront window displays musical instruments as well as clocks and watches. The store is in the Walker's Point neighborhood near South Sixt...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children’s class of the Milwaukee Turners, gathered outside in a park. George Brosius appears on the platform and several people are wearing band uniforms....

Photograph

Sidewalk with Snow

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Winter scene of a residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence in Milwaukee, with a horse-drawn carriage...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front facade of library building from across the street behind a median strip, which has a statue and a sign that reads "Keep Off the Grass".

Postcard

Mitchell Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Small building covered with vines on a path near the lake.

Date: 1905 

Description: Afermath of the fire of June 4, 1905. A chimney and some burnt out walls still stand. The area around the ruins is fenced off. The top of the building t...

Date: 1970 

Description: 802 North Jackson Street, with street signs on left. Cars are parked along both sides of the street and in front of the cathedral near Courthouse Square (n...

Date:  ca.

Description: View down Milwaukee street with strolling pedestrians on the sidewalk. The large commercial buildings include the Gridley Dairy Co. storefront. There is al...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Gesu Pastoral Residence Catholic Church, 1131 W. Wisconsin Street. Church towers, with a clock, are right of center, with wings to the left and right. A mo...

Photograph

Window Washer

Date: 1989-05-14 

Description: A man leans out a window to clean the outside glass.

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...

Photograph

Courthouse Square

Date: 1914-08-20 ca.

Description: Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) showing Milwaukee County Courthouse from E. Wells and N. Jackson Streets. Caption on glass plate reads,"Court hous...

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