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Description: Phillip Best Building and Matthew Brothers Store, built in 1878.

Postcard

Water Tower

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Water Tower surrounded by trees.

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Worker reads union newspaper while sitting on a bunk and smoking a cigar. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries....

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is in a dress on a podium. She is next to Bernice Lindsay, who is wearing a coat and a hat. Behind them is Reverend Lovell Johnson, who is wea...

Photograph

Axtell House

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

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Description: A man in a hat and overalls leans over a trench or ditch digger, looking down into the excavated area. Pipes, an automobile, and a building are in the back...

Date: 1947 

Description: This map of Wauwatosa shows 10 zoning class types of land including residential, manufacturing, and business. The map also shows government buildings, some...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1915-07-13 

Description: Looking south from Wells Street. A boat travels along the Milwaukee River in the foreground. Landmarks left to right: Manufacturers Home Building, First Na...

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...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1848 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: A watercolor of the Catholic Cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street. Hölzlhuber was choirmaster here between 1856 an...

Date: 1912-11-17 ca.

Description: Menomonee Valley railroad yard looking northeast to 6th Street viaduct. The George Schulz box factory was on N. 5th Street and W. Clybourn Street.

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Central Building. Seven story building with a walkway connecting to the second floor over the road on the right. Cars are parked in front...

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: 1955 after

Description: Juneau Park. Front entrance of cabin with a stone chimney on the right.

Date: 1902-05-25 ca.

Description: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Building and surrounding commercial area on the northwest corner of Broadway and E. Michigan Street. Caption on glass pl...

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Description: Elevated view of crowd of people outside of the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fair grounds.

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Description: Billhead of A. Follansbee & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam powered bakery producing "aerated" bread, biscuits, crackers, and cookies. On the left...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Railroad bridge over river and buildings at night. In the distance is a building with a clock tower.

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