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Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Building also housed the Custom House. Corner of Milwaukee and Wisconisn Streets.

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.

Date: 1927-03-09 

Description: A train carrying tractors stopped on its way from Milwaukee Works (factory).

Date: 1857 

Description: Caption reads: "THE LOTS embraced in the proposed Addition, are situated in the Fourth Ward of the City of Milwaukee, about twenty minutes walk from Spring...


Exposition Building


Description: Exposition Building.

Date: 1846-05 

Description: Hand-colored map of southeastern Wisconsin showing the counties of Dodge, Jefferson, Rock, Walworth, Racine (including modern-day Kenosha County), Waukesha...

Date: 1914-02-27 ca.

Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...

Date: 1948-05 

Description: A street car on Milwaukee Electric's 35th Street line. Flags decorate the street poles for Memorial Day.

Date: 1934 after

Description: Church on corner of E. Juneau Avenue and North Cass Street.

Date: 1912-10 

Description: Driver David Bruce-Brown and mechanic Tony Scudelari pose in their race car. Although they had been warned that their tires appeared worn, on October 1, 19...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, and an overall classical theme to the architecture.

Date: 1964 

Description: This map shows various zoning section and includes labeled streets, parks, and cemeteries. The upper left corner contains a legend of land use.


City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...

Date: 1906 

Description: 1904 Exhibit of the Maryland Association for the Prevention and Relief of Tuberculosis, in a railway coach. Photograph taken in Milwaukee.

Date: 1931 

Description: The newspaper used this building from 1907 until the mid or late 1920's. A few cars are parked in front of the building. A sign for the Good Fellow House...


Wells Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...


Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: The Taylor barn being moved through snow-covered fields by a truck. The barn is on a large bed platform. Other farm buildings are visible in the backgrou...


Description: The southeast corner of the Friend Brothers Clothing Company at N. Broadway and E. Michigan Street.


Milwaukee River

Date: 1873 

Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.

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