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Description: The southeast corner of the Friend Brothers Clothing Company at N. Broadway and E. Michigan Street.
Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Club, Ninth Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Built as the Alexander Mitchell residence in 1876-1878. After his death, it was used as the quarters of...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: Syl and aunt Helen stand underneath a willow tree. Octagon Cottage is in the background to the right and wildflowers are in the foreground. The edge of the...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Stereoview of Wisconsin Street looking south from the corner of East Water Street.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking east between Second and Third streets. City Hall is visible in the left center background. Signs and billboards dot several buildin...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated stereoview looking over the city of Milwaukee. In the background is a church, and factory buildings with smoke flowing out of the chimneys.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the building at the corner of N. 12th St. and W. St. Paul Avenue that housed Badger State Shoe Co. and Saveland Manufacturing Co. Two hors...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Axtell House, located at Walker's point on the corner of S. Water and Ferry Streets. There are pedestrians on the bridge over the river.
Description: Four generations are represented in this photograph of a newborn baby with his mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...
Date: 1871 before
Description: The building has a fence around it and the yard is filled with trees. Pedestrians are in the road, as well as a man riding a horse.
Date: 1935 after
Description: Corner of Wells and Water Streets. A large blank billboard is on the side of the theatre. Across the road on the left is a sign for Blatz beer. A car wash...
Description: A long line of fire fighters in the street are aiming fire hoses at a building. Coils of hoses cover the street.
Description: Fountain in center, with trees along the border of the small square. A man sits on a bench and children are on the left. The courthouse is visible in the b...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Tower of building is on the right. The road curves in front of the building, with trolley tracks visible.
Description: Elevated view of the Schlitz Brewery facilities.
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.
Description: Three alcoves are along a wall; main altar is in the center. Candles decorate the altar areas.
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