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Photograph

Flour Mill Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire at the elevator of the Atlas Flour Mill. Two men are working a water hose tower in the center, and fire fighters are aiming jets of water at the buil...

Photograph

Milwaukee Hospital

Date: 1930 before

Description: Elevated view of main hospital building on the top of a hill. Two other buildings are on the right, the one in the foreground a large house.

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the M...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from hill of the yacht club, with Lake Michigan behind. In the distance is the jetty, and the road along the shoreline is N. Lincoln Memorial Drive. T...

Postcard

Pabst Building

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building. Two trolleys are on the road and bridge over the river in front of the arched entrance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man sits in the front seat of a small railroad train made for children, which is riding along a track in a wooded area with a building and a fence in the...

Date: 1870 

Description: Cover of a Wisconsin immigration brochure in German.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Works foremen and supervisors posing in front of a "high-speed, modernized gun carriage." At the right is Superintendent V.A. Guebard, and next t...

Date: 1906 before

Description: A large tree stands in the street at the corner, with signs attached to it. Behind the tree is a cigar store with a large billboard for a furniture store a...

Date: 1984-04-05 

Description: Corky Barker washing down his motorcycle in front on his home at 2734 South Superior Street.

Date: 1910 before

Description: Freighters lined up along river.

Photograph

Post Office

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of corner of Milwaukee and Wisconsin Streets. Three-story white building with several chimneys. A horse and cart are on the rig...

Date: 1913-10-23 ca.

Description: Looking north on the Milwaukee River from approximately E. St. Paul Avenue (Clybourn Street bridge in the foreground). This features an elevated view of th...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Gesu Church, with automobiles and pedestrians on West Wisconsin Avenue. There is a sign on the left for the Abbot Crest Hotel located at 1226 West Wiscons...

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Description: Bloch Daneman furniture store at N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue, looking west along the south side of the street.

Date:  

Description: Tree-shaded residential neighborhood at 920 N. 16th at State Street. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street, 920...

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Description: Letterhead of Hammel, Newald & Company, a wholesale wine and liquor dealer and importer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On the left is a three-quarter view of t...

Date: 1937 

Description: Elevated view of a diver dressed in a diving suit being lowered into water by a pulley from the side of a ship. A crowd of men is watching from the ship.

Photograph

Rainy Day

Date:  

Description: A street scape with people holding umbrellas walking in the rain. The street shows a business section and there is a horse-drawn vehicle in the hazy distan...

Photograph

Flying Santa

Date: 1966-11-20 

Description: As a crowd of onlookers watch, Santa Claus alights from his special holiday helicopter with the help of an aide at Southgate Shopping Center.

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