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Description: Letterhead of the Phillip Best Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with three separate proscenium views of the Empire Brewery, the South Side Brewery,...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, post offices, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The sections are in pink, green, blue, and yellow. Counties, towns, and lakes...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of fourteen-story theatre at an angle from across the street. Several other buildings can be seen, as well as a road with pedestrians and ho...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. National Avenue from about S. 6th Street, a parade marches down National Avenue with a crowd of people watching, and signs and flags on...

Date: 1910-08-31 ca.

Description: Looking northwest on Fond du Lac Avenue from W. Walnut Street. Building with awning that says "1220 Zautcke Bros." Streetcars, pedestrians and horse-drawn...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Government building with tower on street corner. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers' toilet. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Union (N...

Date: 1901 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...

Date: 1921-10-18 ca.

Description: Billboard advertising the showing of "The Girl from God's Country" presumably at the Parkway Theater, 3417 W. Lisbon Avenue.

Date: 1952-07-24 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fair grounds, showing the GMC trucks tent and the residential neighborhood that bordered the grounds.

Date: 1983-10 

Description: The Milwaukee Road Shops, formerly the foundery, at 3301 West Canal Street.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Passers-by help move a disabled vehicle after an automobile accident on Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Elevated view of wagons hauling coal from the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company holding up street car traffic on a busy Milwaukee street.

Date: 1942-09-19 

Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise secret visit to Milwaukee for a tour...

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Description: Elevated view of Mitchell Bank and Chamber of Commerce.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: House with several trees, and a horse and cart on the road in front. Located on Pierce Street near the Falk Brewery. It is Unknown whether or not "Pioneer...

Date: 1934 

Description: Map showing the ward boundaries of Milwaukee. Each ward is numbered and boundary streets are labelled. The bottom right corner reads: "CITY ENGINEER'S DEPT...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers shoveling coal into furnace. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Electrical overhead street light suspended above road. A truck is parked on the right, and houses and trees line both sides of the road.

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Description: View of the Division Street Market. Men and women with baskets and baby carriages walk along the sidewalk. Horse-drawn vehicles are parked at the edge of t...

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