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Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: A recently planted sapling in the backyard of an empty house, with other houses and roads visible in the background.

Photograph

Road Races

Date: 1912 

Description: Driver Spencer Washart on left, with John Genter (the mechanic) sitting next to him. Washart has 'Mercedes" across his shirt. Another car is behind them,...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

Date: 1952-08-20 

Description: Boys wave from the passenger cars of Uncle Bob's train, while a crowd watches the amusement park ride at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Description: A man poses in front of a canoe tied onto his car. A second man looks on from the background.

Date: 1901 

Description: Elevated view of scene at the corner of Grand (Avenue?) and West Water Street, now Plankinton and Wisconsin Avenues. Several streetcars are in the streets...

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view across street towards Frederick and Elizabeth Layton's home at 524 Marshall Street. The clapboard house has two porches. On the left is a roofed enc...

Photograph

Viaduct

Date: 1889 

Description: Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct on the line along the Milwaukee River. The viaduct has two arched passages, and stones and rocks lining the path f...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Commercial building with road (Broad Street) in foreground. Cars are parked in the lot, with Village Hall and residences in the background.

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Description: Intersection of two gravel roads. Telephone poles, some with posters stapled to them, line the sides of the road, and residential housing and fields are vi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad.

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Date: 1912-09-01 

Description: Theodore Roosevelt in front of the Deutscher Club. The club later became the Wisconsin Club.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A boat near a small pier. Three people (two men and a woman) are on the boat, and five people (four men and a boy) are standing on the wooden pier. The n...

Date: 1987-09-14 

Description: A man polishes his 12-cylinder Lincoln Coupe as part of a classic car show at Rank & Son Buick-GMC Truck.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An aerial view of downtown, including a baseball field is in the lower left near a train station.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Shows Walker’s Point, Juneau Town and Kilbourn Town, including labeled buildings, trails and Indian villages. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Children riding decorated tricycles and baby carriages in a fourth of July parade with adults lining the street behind them.

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing.

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