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Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated stereoview looking over the city of Milwaukee. In the background is a church, and factory buildings with smoke flowing out of the chimneys.
Date: 1905 after
Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Four stories tall with a small section of peaked and decorated roof at the corner.
Description: Letterhead of the Western States Envelope Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Makers of Guaranteed Sure Stick Envelopes," with an elevated, three-quarter vie...
Date: 1866 before
Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the Waterworks looking northwest.
Description: The northwest corner of N. Water and E. Clybourn Street, featuring A. Dahlman and Co., wholesale grocers.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...
Description: View from sidewalk of cars parked along Brady Street. Storefronts and a church are visible.
Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Aerial view [of] main plant (October 1990)."
Description: Corner of Grove and Mineral Streets with cars parked along the road. Storefronts line the streets. The Goodwill store, a used car dealership and a water to...
Description: View from the street of a billboard wall along a sidewalk, advertising Lincoln J. Carter's melodrama play, "Chattanooga." It is playing one night, January...
Date: 1923 ca.
Description: East Water Street at Mason, looking at the Morris E. Fox & Co. building.
Description: Elevated view of Majestic Theater Vaudeville building, with pedestrians on the street, along with a streetcar and horse-drawn vehicles. The Schlitz Hotel i...
Description: Elevated view of the city looking south and west.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Front facade of building from across the street. A portion of the dome can be seen on the roof. There is a median strip with a sculpture of a man on top of...
Description: Drawing of proposed building's exterior. Architects were Bank Building Corporation.
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the home of Increase A. Lapham at 321-325 Poplar Street, which was built by J.A. Messenger in 1848.
Description: Letterhead of Lincoln State Bank, with a full-length statue of Abraham Lincoln standing, names of the bank officers, and "Capital $100,000".
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