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Photograph

St. James Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph. On Spring Street. Front of church along the road, with trees on each side.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: People stand in front of the exterior of the Information Booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. A reproduction of the "Wisconsin" statue by Daniel C...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the factory surrounded by fields, roads, and several houses, as well as the railroad tracks that go around the building.

Date: 1920-01-11 

Description: Crowd in Humboldt Park watching an ice skating race. Caption on glass plate reads, "Municipal Skating and Hockey Association, Inter City Meet".

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...

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Description: Two Pawling & Harnischfeger type "A" outdoor yard cranes at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. Stamped on the crane are the words "Pawling & Harnischfege...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.

Date:  

Description: Phillip Best Building and Matthew Brothers Store, built in 1878.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A crowd of children are lines up in a park with bicycles and tricycles decorated with streamers and tissue paper before a Fourth of July parade.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A clock is in the taller corner belfry. A rose window is on the front facade.

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, parks, cemeteries, block numbers, a street index, explanations, and general refer...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men wearing hats are posing against a wall, hunched up in their coats against the cold. One sits while the other two stand.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...

Photograph

Jones Island

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A fishing settlement. Small buildings and boats line a bay, with sand and a piece of driftwood in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down road of lighting system using steel poles and modern fixtures on the terrace near sidewalks. Three cars are parked along the road, and houses are...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A police officer stands in front of an outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 2000-05-12 

Description: "While in Milwaukee, we visit American Serb Memorial Hall at 5101 Oklahoma Avenue. This is a very famous place for fish fries." Shirley Widmer is pictured.

Photograph

Sulky Driver

Date:  date unknown

Description: A racer poses on the track with his horse and carriage. The horse appears to be wearing blinders. The man is wearing a coat and hat, and is holding a whip.

Date: 1800 after

Description: Map of additions to Milwaukee. Several of the additions are outlined in colors and many streets, waterways, and some landmarks are labelled.

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