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"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of fourteen-story theatre at an angle from across the street. Several other buildings can be seen, as well as a road with pedestrians and ho...

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 9 in a series of 12. The map shows streets and railroad lines.


Description: Milwaukee Street from Mason.

Date: 1899-06-11 

Description: View from shoreline of Millers, Syl and others in two boats on the Milwaukee River. In the background is a boat in the middle of the river near a bridge.


Milwaukee Movie Set

Date: 1990 

Description: Costumed actors on a Third Ward street transformed to represent the 1930s for the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger".


Sulky Race Track

Date: 1905 after

Description: Elevated view of a horse racing track and spectators. Sulkies, which are two-wheeled, one-person carriages drawn by a single horse, are racing. The race...

Date: 1947 

Description: This map of Wauwatosa shows 10 zoning class types of land including residential, manufacturing, and business. The map also shows government buildings, some...

Date: 1880 

Description: Map created from original drawing and surveys taken by Silas Chapman. Bottom right corner features a reference key. There is a street guide on the left sid...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on th...


Grand Avenue

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to West Wisconsin Åvenue. Cable cars are on the left , and a carriage on right near curb. Pedestrians are crossing the street and...


Description: Front view of apartment building located at 920 N. 15th Street. Caption on the negative reads, "Looking East at 920 N. 15th Street."


Description: Letterhead for the Electrical and Steel Sales Co., with black and white photographs of examples of the company's steel products, such as casters, dollies,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Family posed in a line in a yard outside a home. Identified from back: Alma Reinhardt Taylor, Ellen Taylor Higgins, J. Robert Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams,...


Description: Four women crossing a street. One of the women in the foreground is dressed in a fashionable dress and hat.

Date: 1950 

Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...


Tank Car Wreck

Date: 1946-08 

Description: Tank car wreck at the Grand Trunk Western Railroad car ferry docks. A man wearing a hat is in the right foreground.


Cars on Gravel Road


Description: Two cars driving on a gravel road lined with telephone poles or power lines. On the right beyond a stop sign, cars are parked behind a fence. More cars are...

Date: 1956 

Description: This map shows city, suburban, parochial and other types schools, with an explanation of symbols in the right margin. The original caption for the map read...


Milwaukee Harbor

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An elevated view of Milwaukee Harbor with railroad station looking towards Lake Michigan.

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