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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: 1915-07-15 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 1248, class I5, built by the company's shop in 1912. From left to right are waymaster Harvey Gi...

Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Photograph

The Westmore Hotel

Date:  

Description: The Westmore Hotel, located at N. 5th Street near W. Clybourn Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street and in a parking lot to the right...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Part of the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway. Small station, at the bottom of a hill. Behind the station on top of the hill is a line of houses.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view over rooftops looking towards Lake Michigan shoreline. Seaman's Furniture and Rooms building is surrounded by other commercial buildings. The...

Date: 1938 

Description: Diesel engine assembly line at Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Date:  

Description: On-lookers observe an accident in downtown Milwaukee, of the Hamman's Express Line, piano and furniture mover.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and a boy are standing next to a pair of yoked oxen pulling a cart. The boy near the animals has a lash in his hand, and the man behind him is loadin...

Date: 1955 after

Description: Juneau Park. Front entrance of cabin with a stone chimney on the right.

Photograph

Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18, entering the harbor.

Photograph

West State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east between Second and Third streets. City Hall is visible in the left center background. Signs and billboards dot several buildin...

Date: 1949-07-27 

Description: Number 34N, the Harley Davidson, leads during a qualifying heat during the 15-Mile National Race at the State Fair Grounds.

Photograph

Newhall House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Newhall House. A number of horse-drawn vehicles are parked along the curb.

Date: 1958-05-16 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette and unidentified woman, probably taken during spring training 1958. Burdette is wearing silly eyeglasses.

Date: 1885 

Description: View from street of courthouse on street corner.

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of Gus Knickelbein's single counterwieght fly system in Pabst Theater.

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