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Union Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Station, located at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. Clock tower in center.

Date: 1975-04-01 

Description: The bridge over the Milwaukee Harbor named in honor of former Mayor Daniel Hoan. The bridge was constructed between 1970 and 1970, but during the period de...

Date: 1939-05-18 

Description: Two men stand near the back of an International D-246-F truck outfitted with a cement mixer body. The truck is owned by Tews Lime & Cement Company.

Photograph

Race Car Drivers

Date: 1912-09 ca.

Description: Two men sitting in a racecar, with the driver of the car, possibly Harry Endicott, wearing a leather mask with goggles. Two men stand in the background.

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view southeast from Marquette College. Homes along street in the foreground with a horse-drawn carriage. Church steeples can be seen in the dista...

Date: 1941 before

Description: Milwaukee Farmer's Market during the late 1930s. A customer carries produce purchased at the market.

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: 1894 

Description: This map shows railroads, street railways, roads, wards, block numbers, parks, Lake Michigan, and one mile concentric circles indicating distance from the...

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Description: Looking west on W. Wells Street from N. 16th Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street and a large billboard advertising in the left fore...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Street view; City Hall is in background. Taken on the edge of a street with horse-drawn carriages, and buildings lining the street, and a man wearing a ha...

Print

Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Photograph

Hathaway Building

Date: 1906-05-09 ca.

Description: View from across the street of the Hathaway building, probably at the northeast corner of E. Mason Street and N. Broadway. W.M. Marnitz Co. Tailors, Gilbe...

Photograph

Church on Fire

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: City Hall Square. A statue on a grassy pedestal is in the center of the road in front of the hotel. A grey building is to the left of the hotel on the stre...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Worker using a motorized shop cart ("shop mule") to transport parts between buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The cart was manufactur...

Date: 1927-06-21 

Description: McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor pulling a street cleaning tank attachment marked "Street Department, Village of Shorewood." Water is spraying from the side...

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Description: Memohead of the S.A. Mondschein Piano Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in Sohmer and other brands of pianos. Features a three-quarter exterior view...

Date: 1937 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...

Date: 1918-07-30 ca.

Description: Waldheim furniture building and surrounding commercial area on N. Plankinton Avenue, north of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Waldheim Furniture building is in th...

Date: 1913-04-28 ca.

Description: Looking southeast from the roof of the Germania Building, N. Plankinton Avenue and W. Wells Street. Automobiles are parked along the curb, and pedestrians...

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