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Postcard

Globe Hotel

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Street and Cass Street. Hotel has several floors, awnings on all the windows on one side, and a corner turret.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances with an older man wearing a cone-shaped hat and a tie on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microph...

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Description: Looking west on W. Wells Street from N. 16th Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street and a large billboard advertising in the left fore...

Photograph

Railroad Bridge

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Men walking across a bridge over railroad tracks.

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the M...

Date: 1917-07-04 

Description: Children canoeing in the pond with swans, while other children watch. Crowd of adults and children are in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Allis Chalmers Club House.

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn Map of the Illinois Steel Co. Bay View Works in Milwaukee.

Drawing

Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS. An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A small boy is standing next to a baby in a decorated coaster wagon before a Fourth of July parade. A large crowd is standing on the grass behind them, and...

Photograph

Train Wreck

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Description: Elevated view of train cars that have fallen off the railroad tracks, with men working nearby.

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Description: Letterhead of the Riverside Sanitarium of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a view of the grounds, including three sanitarium buildings, and rows of trees in the...

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Description: Billhead of A. Follansbee & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam powered bakery producing "aerated" bread, biscuits, crackers, and cookies. On the left...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1847 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of people are standing around motorcycles parked outside a garage. Some of the bikes are Harley Davidson motorcycles.

Print

Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Washington Monument in Grand Avenue Park.

Date: 1927 

Description: Color map, hand-drawn with comic figures engaged in various activities throughout map. Bordered by the river on the left and Lake Michigan on the right, in...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Large group of construction workers walking through neighborhood of houses that are in the middle of being constructed.

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...

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