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Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...

Photograph

Stock Fair

Date: 1915 

Description: Elevated view of the monthly Stock Fair. The roof of a building is in the left foreground. Horse-drawn wagons line the street, and there is a large buildin...

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Street view exterior of building. The roads are lined with cars.

Photograph

Mount Mary College

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Notre Dame Hall through a stone archway. A statue is directly in front of the entrance.

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Description: The exterior of a brick building, most likely a recently built school. Workers are near the building planting and working the soil around the base of the b...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...

Date: 1948 

Description: Color brochure advertising the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair. For the centennial of Wisconsin statehood Wisconsin spent over 5 Million dollars on fourteen new...

Photograph

Milwaukee City Hall

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: High, exterior view of Milwaukee's City Hall. Signs on the building read "Sinfonietta" and "Concert Tonight".

Photograph

Automobile Exhaust

Date: 1977-02 

Description: Automobile exhaust on a cold February morning in Milwaukee.

Photograph

Sun Bathing

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Women sun bathe near an express highway in Milwaukee.

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from Grand Avenue overlooking Buscule Bridge.

Photograph

Schroeder Hotel

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Elevated view of hotel. On the lower right above the entrance is a sign for the Empire Room. Automobiles are parked on the street. A flag pole without a...

Date: 1925-10-31 

Description: View of dirt road running through homes and trees in a neighborhood. An automobile is parked in the foreground, at the end of the road. Text at foot of pho...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad depot.

Date: 1913-09-14 ca.

Description: Looking northwest from the roof of Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street toward City Hall, Milwaukee courthouse an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several men sit on and around motorcycles in the middle of the road. Pennants hang from some of the bikes.

Date: 1985-04-06 

Description: Young men performing skateboard handstands on downtown sidewalks.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: E.T. Mix, architect. 1 Waverly Place, built 1872. Three-quarter view of the front and right side of the house. A sidewalk and trees are on the right, with...

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