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Randolph Hotel

Date: 1931 before

Description: Randolph Holtel with a flag is flying from the roof. A clock is at the street corner.

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.

Date: 1938 

Description: Four men planting shrubbery along the edge of a brick patio area outside of the Administration Building. A duplex house is visible in the background.

Photograph

Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Chamber of Commerce at the corner of Broadway and Michigan Streets. Western Union Telegraph is housed within the building.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

Date:  

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.

Date: 1907-02 

Description: Exterior view of factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

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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,...

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Pabst Theater stage and auditorium from lower balcony.

Date: 1912-09-01 

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

Date:  date unknown

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

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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