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Date:  date unknown

Description: Cars lined up at the ticket booth at 41 Outdoor Theatre at sunset.

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: 1898 ca.

Description: Pennyfeather sitting in a small sailboat in Milwaukee Harbor. There are industrial buildings on the far shoreline, and other boats at anchor in the backgro...

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: 1905 

Description: A woman, possibly Alma Reinhardt Taylor, wearing a long coat, and a young boy and toddler walking along the rocky shoreline of what is probably Lake Michig...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A crowd of children are lines up in a park with bicycles and tricycles decorated with streamers and tissue paper before a Fourth of July parade.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of busy street scene in downtown Milwaukee at the turn of the century showing a trolley, horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians near an interse...

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Description: Phillip Best Building and Matthew Brothers Store, built in 1878.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: This map shows ward boundaries, subdivisions, lot and block numbers and dimensions, house numbers, electric car lines, steam railways, and adjoining plat n...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: This map is an advertisement for Milwaukee street cars and motor buses and reads: "Ride the street car or motor bus. Economical, safe, dependable." Include...

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Description: Rainwater running through a ditch along the side of a paved road. This picture was likely taken as a study of the drainage problems in Greendale.

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Description: Looking south on S. 5th Street from W. National Avenue. The church steeples in the background are St. Stephen's Lutheran (left) and St. Stanislaus Catholic...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor and his wife, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, photographed in the front yard of a home with three young girls. The youngest girl is holding the han...

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Description: A portrait of eight young boys posed standing and sitting on the side of a street. Four of the boys wear caps, and along the street in the background are h...

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Description: The Oneida Street (East Wells) power plant, on the north side of Wells and east of the Milwaukee River. Presently, the building is the Milwaukee Repertory...

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Milwaukee County Stadium on the day of the first game of the 1958 World Series, between the Milwaukee Braves and the New York Yankees. A man is being lower...

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