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Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS.
An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...
Description: A boy on a Milwaukee street drives a goat cart with an advertisement for Silverstone the tailor. Several on-lookers watch from the left hand side of the st...
Description: The residence of John Crapser Coleman, as remodeled in 1870. A large house is in the middle of the image, with a drive leading up to the left of the house...
Description: Looking west on W. Wells Street from N. 16th Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street and a large billboard advertising in the left fore...
Description: Milwaukee Works factory building which housed a six-story machine shop. Scaffolding runs the length of the right side of the building. The photograph was t...
Description: This map is a chart of Milwaukee Harbor that displays local streets, bridges, roads, railroads, public buildings, businesses, factories, dry docks, parks,...
Date: 1955 before
Description: Aerial view of downtown, including railroad tracks in foreground.
Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...
Description: View up Wisconsin Avenue from bridge showing pedestrian and horse-drawn vehicle traffic on bridge and buildings in distance.
Description: Right side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.
Description: Small postcard partially colored. View also includes two trees and a horse-drawn carriage.
Description: The "James E. McAlpine" in tow of tugboat "Conrad Starke" on the Milwaukee River.
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.
Description: Color bird's-eye map of Wauwatosa, looking east toward Milwaukee and Lake Michigan. Predominantly green with cream colored roadways, with six land plots ow...
Date: 1837 ca.
Description: A pen and ink on tracing paper, hand drawn and colored map the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal, ranging from the Rock River in the wes...
Description: Circus parade at the corner of West Water and Grand Avenue. Crowds on the sidewalk and in horse-drawn vehicles watch horse-drawn cages and other vehicles w...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. The Hotel Pfister is on the corner.
Description: W.M. Steinmeyer grocery building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Highland Avenue.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of West Water Street from Grand Avenue of horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, buildings, storefronts and power lines.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Corner of Van Buren and Oneida Streets. An ornate iron and glass lamp post is in the center of the image between two trees.
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