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Kilbourn Avenue

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking East down middle of avenue. Numerous vehicles are on the road, with a few pedestrians visible. A sign identifies the Republican Hotel on the left,...

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color view from the river. Foreground has three people in a boat. A bridge over the river, and a boat to the left are in the center. City Hall is in the...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows landownership, railroads, roads, churches, schools, cemeteries, post offices, townships, city wards, Lake Michigan, and rivers. The map incl...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to West Wisconsin Ã…venue. Cable cars are on the left , and a carriage on right near curb. Pedestrians are crossing the street and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home with a cannon in the foreground.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Crazy Water Crystals Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In the top center is an elevated view of a building complex with a sign reading, "C...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

Date: 1916 before

Description: Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. Main entrance and east facade. This was the third of seven institutions built throughout the country in the decades...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Interior of library with large open reading area and long tables and Windsor style chairs, a two-story high ceiling, and a balcony around the second level....

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Crowded midway at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Signs above booths read "Circus Candy," "Cigarettes," "Snow Balls," "Souvenirs," "Guess?" and "Aqua...

Photograph

Kilbourntown House

Date: 1952 

Description: Benjamin Church House in Estabrook Park, operated as a museum by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. House is at an angle to the viewer. Some boards...

Photograph

Omnibus

Date:  

Description: A group of two women and four men and one boy sitting in an omnibus parked on a residential street. The front of the vehicle appears to read "Idaho Automo...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Suffragists holding small flags handing out literature on a downtown street corner.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View the from the street of a building being remodeled to accommodate two businesses: a drugstore on the ground floor and a postal sub-station on the secon...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Electrical overhead street light suspended above road. A truck is parked on the right, and houses and trees line both sides of the road.

Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

Date: 1914-07-17 ca.

Description: Menominee River coal yards, west from the 16th Street viaduct. There is a cargo ship called the "John B. Cowle" in the harbor between two coal yards. Worke...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: 3rd and Walnut Streets? A motorcar and a horse-drawn carriage are parked on the right of the building.

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