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Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph. Jackson Street. Tower missing the top two levels of later images.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Cooks prepare food on a large iron stove while a worker stands holding coffee. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car fer...

Photograph

Street Sign

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Description: A neighborhood street sign at the intersection of Northwood and Azalea Court. Azalea Court is identified as "No thru street." A house with a well-kept yard...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Man operating a Pawling & Harnischfeger concrete breaker on the street. The machine is stamped "Pawling & Harnischfeger Co. Milwaukee, Wis." Pedestrians ar...

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Description: Billhead of James Suydam of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, agent for the Goodyear Rubber Company, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in all types of rubber good...

Date: 1800 after

Description: Ink on tracing cloth. Shows property owners in block 69, between Fourth and Third Street.

Date: 1935 

Description: Two International C-55 trucks owned by the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company parked beneath a chute after being loaded with coal.

Date: 1892 

Description: Formerly the Richter, Schubert and Dick office building. Seven-story building with a rounded corner next to the alleyway. The word Merrill is above one e...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...

Date: 1935 after

Description: Corner of Wells and Water Streets. A large blank billboard is on the side of the theatre. Across the road on the left is a sign for Blatz beer. A car wash...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Boats used for fighting fires are docked near a walkway. On the left the walkway is full of men, some gathered near the boats. A fire hose is stretched out...

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Description: Interior view of men working in the wash house at Schlitz Brewery. At the top right is an inset of the exterior of the building.

Date: 1905 

Description: A man crouches down for a close look at a 1905 model Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The intersection of Port Washington Road and Silver Spring Drive near Milwaukee. Even if one did not know that this was the intersection of a major north-s...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: 1100 block of South Sixteenth Street with storefronts and automobile traffic. Cable car tracks run down the middle of the street.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Photograph

Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Chamber of Commerce at Broad and Michigan Streets. The building is the center of the image, with a telephone pole to the right, a larg...

Date: 1910-07-22 

Description: Four children are out for a walk. One is pushing a baby (the youngest of the four) in a stroller while the other two walk on either side.

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Description: Letterhead of the Roundy, Peckham & Dexter Company, wholesale grocers, with a three-quarter view of the company building on the left, and on the right a si...

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