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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad depot.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of dam on river. A bridge can be seen in the background. Houses are on top of the hill on the right side.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Colored print of the river. Bridge is raised as a steamboat passes through. River is bordered by buildings with a clock tower in the background.

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of building, with a flag flying from the roof. The street has parked cars and pedestrians.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Color postcard of elevated view of factory with yellow walls and blue roofs. Lake and trains in background, with a tree-lined boulevard in the foreground.

Postcard

Water Tower

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Water Tower surrounded by trees.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Railroad bridge over river and buildings at night. In the distance is a building with a clock tower.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Looking southwest. The facility has since become part of the U.S. Veterans Administration Center at 5000 West National Avenue. Two paths and trees surroun...

Postcard

Lake Park

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Concrete footbridge. A building with a red roof is on the far right. Beyond the bridge is the lake. The rest of the image is filled with vegetation.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Building on street corner, taken from street level. Store has eight levels with a water tower on the roof. Pedestrians are in the road and on the sidewalk...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Houses and trees line the boulevard, and in the middle is a landscaped median with a lamp post.

Date: 1902 

Description: View from the street of a billboard wall along a sidewalk, advertising Lincoln J. Carter's melodrama play, "Chattanooga." It is playing one night, January...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hotel is on the left, and the Y.M.C.A. is next door. Across the street is a building with a billboard for the Boston Store, Coca-Cola, and furnished rooms.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue, looking east from Court of Honor.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Administration building for the school. Building has over three stories, and a covered main entrance.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: West from Third Street. Advertising signs for Schlitz, People's Credit Clothing Co., Peoples Dentist, and other businesses line the buildings along the roa...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: Avenue west of Eight Street. Elevated view from top of a building. On the left are two churches, a few other buildings, and trees. Road is split with a st...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Milwaukee's first mail truck, here referred to as an "auto car." The date comes from a similar postcard that is postmarked.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...

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