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Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murray’s addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...

Photograph

Family on Sidewalk

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fourteen people dressed for cold weather and wearing hats and scarves stand on a sidewalk in front of a picket fence. A car is parked on the roa...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.

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Description: A flatbed truck is parked in the driveway of a recently constructed house while another automobile is parked in the road outside the house. Other recently...

Date: 1905-06-08 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Free Press building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Broadway (built as Northwestern Mutual's home office in 1870).

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking southwest toward the county courthouse under construction in the public square west of St. John's Cathedral.

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Description: The exterior of a one-story building, the headquarters of the 'Billiken Club.'

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Storefront of the People's Bookstore showing a Lincoln and Jefferson display. An awning is over the adjacent smoke shop on the left, and on the exterior wa...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Milwaukee streetcar conductors posed in front of streetcars. Edwin Salber shown second row fifth person from the left.

Photograph

Man in Diving Suit

Date: 1937 

Description: Man in diving suit being helped out of the water by three men in a rowboat.

Date: 1983-10 

Description: The Milwaukee Road Shops, formerly the foundery, at 3301 West Canal Street.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Church on Grand Avenue. A statue is in the median across the street from the church.

Photograph

Farmer's Market

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Farmer's market with horse-drawn vehicles and a man leading a bull.

Photograph

Blimp near Downtown

Date:  date unknown

Description: Blimp (dirigible) flying over downtown buildings. There are two smokestacks in the foreground, and on the right, a sign, from the back, for "The Electric C...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...

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Description: J. Robert Taylor standing on a walkway in a yard with a wooden building in the background.

Date: 2001-11-16 

Description: Aerial view of General Mitchell International in Milwaukee, looking southeast to the Lake Michigan shoreline.

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...

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