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Description: Hand-colored view from the water. Buildings are in the background, a boat and bridge are in the center. A small boat with people in it are in the foregroun...
Description: A young baseball player poses outside the porch of his S. Sixth St. Walker's Point neighborhood home. He is wearing a baseball uniform with cap, and is hol...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: City Hall Square. A statue in a circular area is in the center of the road. Horses and carriages are in the street in front of the hotel. Three flags are v...
Description: Lake Park. A large bridge stretches above a small road or path in a ravine surrounded by flowering plants. The lake is beyond, with a boat in the center...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard with a close-up shot of the tail skid Alfred Lawson designed for his Military Tractor 2 (MT2), one of his first airplane designs.
Description: Group portrait of a crowd of men, women, and children standing on bleachers for a sporting event. In the lower right-hand side there are several boys who h...
Description: Now called Wisconsin Avenue. Split avenue (strip of land down the center). View has several statues on plinths and/or columns in the center area.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: 3rd and Walnut Streets? A motorcar and a horse-drawn carriage are parked on the right of the building.
Description: Exterior view of cathedral. A flag is flying from the roof on the right.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Exterior of hotel on Wisconsin Street. The hotel was opened for business in January of 1914. A flag is flying from the roof. Pedestrians are walking on...
Date: 1911 before
Description: Also Garbage Crematory. Several buildings on shoreline, two with large smokestacks. A man is on the shore standing, and two people are in a boat on the r...
Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Passenger Station, which was at the end of Wisconsin Avenue. The station has a clock tower and an arched entrance. On the b...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Street, looking east from the Post Office towards Lake Michigan. Date written in pencil on postcard reads May 21, 1909.
Description: Photographic postcard showing the seating arrangement for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Looking north at the Menomonee Valley. Road incorrectly identified on the postcard as twenty-second street viaduct. Pedestrians and carriages are crossing...
Description: Lagoon in the sunken gardens with the conservatory in the background.
Description: Two flags are on top of the building, and the tower is on the right.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Avenue west of Eight Street. Elevated view from top of a building. On the left are two churches, a few other buildings, and trees. Road is split with a st...
Description: Elevated view of a streetcar viaduct on the Waukesha Interurban Line, near Milwaukee.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Lake near the home, probably Lake Hincks, which was named after General Edward W. Hincks who was administrator of the Home in the 1870's. The grounds cons...
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