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Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved elevated view of Milwaukee.

Date: 1943-06-02 

Description: Looking south down street, with storefronts on either side. The street and bridge are undergoing reconstruction. Military vehicles are in the background.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of Ho-Chunk gather in front of Werner Drugstore on Main Street. The signpost on the right side of the photograph indicates that English was not the...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1916 

Description: Panoramic view of the Wingra area from the railroad tracks north of Gregory Street. Looking towards Lake Wingra, across Monroe Street.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2871, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow-covered street car, Milwaukee.


Elver House

Date: 1931-09-17 

Description: The Elver House, later the Wilson Hotel, on East Wilson Street.

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Map of the Madison, Wisconsin region showing the four major lakes, starting in the north with Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Waubesa, and Lake Kegonsa. La...

Date: 1939-07 

Description: An architectural rendering of a proposed lakefront development plan.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down National Avenue. Storefronts line the road, and there are horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, and a streetcar.

Date: 1940 

Description: Two International D-15 trucks owned by Taggart Coal and Supply Company parked outside the storefront.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Girls walking in a parade, probably on Memorial Day.


Ford Truck

Date: 1934-11-18 

Description: Ford truck outside in the rain at the Madison Packing Company, located at 307 West Johnson Street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This map shows lakes, railroads, and rivers. An explanation of railroad lines with mileage in Wisconsin and total mileage for 1890 is included. Portions of...

Date: 1855 

Description: Part of George Harrison's "Map of the City of Madison," showing the development of the isthmus and the small size of the second Capitol (54' x 104') in com...


Man in Buggy


Description: Hugh Price in a top-buggy and two horses posing in front of the home of W.T. Price.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This blue line print shows state and city maintained roads, as well as government land, parks, Milwaukee Co. Park Commission, golf courses, schools, City o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved view of the Milwaukee River.


Portage Canal

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal at the Wisconsin River, showing the upper lock.

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