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Photograph

Business District

Date: 1910 date unknown

Description: Elevated view of East Broadway, a wide road in the business district. The street has tall stone and brick buildings as well as broad sidewalks. Many hors...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View across street of the 200 block of State Street, showing pedestrians in conversation, parked automobiles, streetcar tracks, and the storefronts of a sh...

Photograph

Bagley

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from road of a brick building under construction. Five men are posed in front near a pile of bricks. Four men are posed in the window openings on the...

Photograph

Coffin Cart

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A coffin cart photographed by Sigurd Olson while traveling, probably in Germany, shortly after the end of the World War II.

Photograph

Grove Street

Date: 1905 after

Description: South from National Avenue, a view on the south side of Milwaukee. A church steeple is on the distant left. An electric pole is on the left corner, next...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Tenth and Fifty-seventh Streets, with early houses, car and barn.

Date: 1909 

Description: This map covers Iron and Price Counties and portions of Sawyer and Oneida Counties. The map shows vacant and sold Wis. Central Ry. land, settlers houses, s...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of city, with Eau Claire River is in the foreground with Milwaukee railroad bridge at left. Gillette Rubber Co. plant is in center with Omaha r...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...

Date: 1911 

Description: View across street of the German Lutheran Church. There is a lamppost and a sign at the foot of the stairs. A fenced-in churchyard is on the right. The par...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of a shopping district street near a river, with several businesses lining the street, and two carriages. A building has lettering that reads, "Jacks...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street with retail shops, automobiles. Some of the signs read: "Majestic Hotel, ...tap room, Pabst Blue Ribbon"; "Coffee room"; "Western Union"; "The Bank...

Date: 1932-04-16 

Description: Surrounded by onlookers, Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson ride in a wire cage on the back of a "Federal" brand truck. The truck is on the bed of another "Federal...

Photograph

Winter Traffic

Date: 1956 

Description: Elevated view looking on downtown street with traffic, in winter.

Photograph

Special Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Merchants & Manufacturers Special Train. A steam engine with several cars stretching to the horizon is sitting on the tracks in front of a pl...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down an unpaved road with shops on either side. A horse and carriage is coming down the street, and another horse and carriage is parked in front of a...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Winter scene of snow-covered Jackson Street, Sauk City, Wisconsin.

Date: 1946-08 ca.

Description: View of University Avenue, looking east. At this time, University Avenue was United States Highway 12.

Date:  

Description: Wagon with band followed by a wagon with an advertisement.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Construction workers on the job, with horse-drawn wagons in the background.

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