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Date: 1906-08-30 ca.

Description: The excursion steamer "Christopher Columbus", passing through the Broadway Bridge in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Caption on glass plate reads, "Steamer, Christop...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A classical Romanesque basilica. Facing southwest from Chase Avenue, just south of Lincoln Avenue. Pedestrians are near the entrance.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the New Auditorium. Road in front has three cars, several horse-drawn carriages, and several people.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: The corner of N. 5th Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue. Landmarks from left to right: Wisconsin Roof (dancing), Strand Theater, Miller High Life Spa, and the...

Photograph

Grove Street

Date: 1905 after

Description: South from National Avenue, a view on the south side of Milwaukee. A church steeple is on the distant left. An electric pole is on the left corner, next...

Photograph

Winter Traffic

Date: 1956 

Description: Elevated view looking on downtown street with traffic, in winter.

Photograph

Special Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Merchants & Manufacturers Special Train. A steam engine with several cars stretching to the horizon is sitting on the tracks in front of a pl...

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Police pushing a group of strikers in front of the factory gate at the Allis-Chalmers strike. On the far right is a man holding a press camera.

Photograph

Newhall House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Newhall House. A number of horse-drawn vehicles are parked along the curb.

Date: 1938-10-01 

Description: J. Robert Taylor fixing a screen door. He is standing on the inside of the door, with a hammer in his right hand.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads. An inset map shows the Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. There are...

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Description: View across road of car parked on the side of the road. In the background are brick buildings, including (from left to right) the Central Heating Plant, th...

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This basic reference map of the state shows natural features, railroads, county seats, and political boundaries against the G.L.O. township and range grid....

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A young girl pushes a baby carriage along a street in a Fourth of July parade. The carriage is decorated like a stork with a bundle tied to its beak. A wom...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1904 

Description: City Hall and North Water Street in downtown Milwaukee.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Houses and trees line the boulevard, and in the middle is a landscaped median with a lamp post.

Date: 1915 

Description: Exterior view of the bar owned by Rudolph Steinbacher at the corner of 16th Street and St. Paul Avenue. A large sign for Schlitz beer is painted on the wa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The green and white label features the words, "Wisdom Prescribes 'Elim'" around the i...

Photograph

Lumberyard

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Description: A lumberyard at about E. Lincoln Avenue and S. Burrell Street in Bay View, looking west to St. Josaphat's Basilica.

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...

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