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Grand Avenue

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Description: View up Grand Avenue from bridge. Pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles cross bridge on the left.

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Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Gilded sculpture of Apollo and the muses of tragedy and comedy in the Pabst theater.

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Melm's Brewery

Date: 1870 before

Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...

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Description: A.J. Monday, automobile and carriage painting, located at N. 4th Street and W. Highland Avenue. Horse-drawn vehicles are being loaded.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A tugboat pulling a steamer in the harbor of Lake Michigan. Steam billows from the stacks.

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Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...

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Description: The exterior of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger storefront from across a street. The text in the windows reads "Panyard Machinery & Pattern Works," "Mfrs...

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Description: Well-dressed pedestrians walking on a downtown Milwaukee Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Lake Park streetcar terminal. There is a streetcar in the station with engineers visible.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior of auditorium with a large open dance floor, a stage in the center, and seats on the sides with balcony seating. Ceiling has a long window that h...

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Description: View across road of car parked on the side of the road. In the background are brick buildings, including (from left to right) the Central Heating Plant, th...

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Police pushing a group of strikers in front of the factory gate at the Allis-Chalmers strike. On the far right is a man holding a press camera.

Date: 1937 

Description: Elevated view of two International D-60 trucks owned by the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company parked near a yard with piles of coal. A large structure towerin...

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Milwaukee Trolley

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Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...

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Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters in a boat on the river are putting out a fire in a large building. Water sprays from fire hoses from two directions with smoke obscuring the...

Date: 1918 

Description: Group of women gathered at 2nd (now 7th St.) and Mitchell wearing light colored dresses and hats. Each woman holds a U.S. flag. There is a sign to the righ...

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Description: Evening Wisconsin building. Horse-drawn vehicle lower left hand side.

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Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1915-07-13 

Description: Looking south on the Milwaukee River from Wells Street. Landmarks left to right: Manufacturers Home Building, First National Bank, and the Pabst Building....

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Sulky Race Track

Date: 1905 after

Description: Elevated view of a horse racing track and spectators. Sulkies, which are two-wheeled, one-person carriages drawn by a single horse, are racing. The race...

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