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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: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking south from Oneida Street bridge at night.

Date: 1953-09-03 

Description: Mary Ellen Jenks, the 1953 Alice in Dairyland from Chippewa Falls, rides in the official convertible provided for Alice by Hult's in Madison. She is waving...

Date: 1870 

Description: Buildings along Wisconsin Avenue lining a wide dirt road.

Photograph

East Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: East Water Street looking North from Huron Street. Advertisement over street for Goldsmith Carpets. Women crossing the street.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two people, most likely a woman or girl, and a boy, are walking on a footpath with houses and young trees on either side of the path.

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, with a three-quarter view of a man driving an electric cable car marked "State St." under a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An aerial view of the Milwaukee County Airport. The office, also seen in Image ID: 11454 is visible in the lower left corner.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. A section of a tall building, perhaps a wall, still stands. In the foreground on the right is a cart near a...

Date: 1900 

Description: Crowds gather at games and other attractions at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

Hiawatha Locomotive

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Description: The "Chippewa", one of the Milwaukee Road's high speed Hiawatha locomotives at the Union Station. The station clock tower can be seen in the background.

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Cadillac with Jonas top, the body of which was constructed by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Terrace on Lake Shore, with a road, several pathways, and a curving stairway with columns, ornate railings, and a flagpole near the shoreline.

Photograph

Boat in Harbor

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Description: "Conrad Starke" (possibly a tugboat) cruising on the water near a bridge in an industrial area. The waterway is probably connected to Lake Michigan. Three...

Photograph

Coal Docks

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A large, coal cargo ship docks in the harbor in Menominee Valley.

Photograph

Diesel Bus

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: A group of people boarding a diesel bus on 12th Street.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Basin or slip area. City buildings can be seen on a hill in the background. Various boats are in the river and on the shoreline. A path with stairs lead...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...

Date: 1934 

Description: Map showing the ward boundaries of Milwaukee. Each ward is numbered and boundary streets are labelled. The bottom right corner reads: "CITY ENGINEER'S DEPT...

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