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Photograph

Ludington Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Ludington Building, built in 1881 on the southeast corner of North Plankinton Avenue and West Wells Street, featuring the Singer Sewing Machine store.

Photograph

Buick Jitney Bus

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Buick Jitney Bus for the Milwaukee City Bus Line. Its body was produced by the W.S Seaman Company.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...

Date: 1886 

Description: Letterhead for the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co., with an engraving of a bird's-eye view of the city (signed Ma-- Richards, Mil Wis) advertising the "Nationa...

Date: 1919-05-18 

Description: Scene from Poale Zion Chasidim, an Americanization pageant held in the Milwaukee auditorium to welcome Milwaukee's new citizens.

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: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz H√∂lzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large pavilion with a gray roof and tower are in the center of the image. A dirt road passes across the lower foreground. On the right of the building...

Date: 1952 

Description: Looking down Wells Street from the first Wisconsin National Bank Building. Commerce office on lower left.

Date: 1931 before

Description: Three horse-drawn fire engines in the street with steam rising from their tanks. Other fire vehicles appear to the right. Many pedestrians are present on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Milwaukee Electric Rapid Transit at 20-23rd Streets and St. Paul, looking southeast from a hillside. Snow is on the ground, the buildings, and the large pi...

Date:  

Description: W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 26th Street, looking east. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking northeast showing property side of street, 2518 W. Wisconsin A...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers pack artillery shells into boxes at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. Af...

Date: 1966 

Description: St. Mary's Hospital and surrounding area. In the bottom left corner is the water tower.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the back stage area of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. Permanent and temporary structures are visible, as are...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Company, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building.

Photograph

International Truck

Date: 1933-11-13 

Description: International delivery truck operated by A. Gettelman (brewery) of Milwaukee. A man in work clothes is standing near the side of the truck near an open doo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from a roof of the Kroening Engineering factory. Cars are parked along the street outside the building.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Street railway and motor bus map with a legend of "Street Car Line," "Auxiliary Bus Lines," and "Motor Bus Lines." The routes are numbered. The map reads:...

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