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Date: 1910 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 the...

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Description: Elevated view of E. Wisconsin Avenue looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at the corner of Van Buren. The major landmark is th...

Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.

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Description: Photograph of an illustration. The image is of Gimbels Department Store at the corner of W. Wisconsin and N. Plankinton Avenues. Possibly a drawing of a pl...

Date: 1955 before

Description: Aerial view of downtown, including railroad tracks in foreground.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down street of St. Josephat's Basilica and the surrounding streets.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View from street of the Milwaukee Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway station.

Photograph

Snowy Traffic Jam

Date: 1967-02-02 

Description: Winter scene of a snowstorm that hit Milwaukee just at rush hour creating a traffic headache for homebound commuters (seen here at Wisconsin and Milwaukee...

Date: 1898 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.

Date: 1956-09 

Description: A crossing guard helps a young student to cross the street at a cross walk at Abert and Green Bay streets in Milwaukee. Two cars (one a Chevrolet), have en...

Photograph

Women Pedestrians

Date: 1911 

Description: Three women in large hats walking away from two streetcars on a windy day. Other men and women stand in the background. One of the streetcars has a sign th...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

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Description: W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 26th Street, looking east. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking northeast showing property side of street, 2518 W. Wisconsin A...

Date: 1911 

Description: Two men pose on a water tank on top of Building #43 at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory, while another man hoists building materials from...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: There is a sign painted on a building at right that reads "Schlitz". In the bottom right are railroad cars.

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Description: View of Milwaukee commercial district looking north over the Milwaukee River from the Michigan Street bridge. Landmarks right to left: Pabst Building, Mars...

Photograph

Hiawatha Engine

Date: 1939 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #10, the "Hiawatha", built by the company shop in Milwaukee. There are houses in the far background along a ri...

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...

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Description: Severely flooded neighborhood. Two men can be seen looking at the flood from a back porch.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

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