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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of Wisconsin Street at night.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Exhibit in the Transportation Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition, which included this model from the U.S. Public Roads Association. The model...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View across water of a tugboat pulling a sailboat towards Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.
Date: 1905 after
Description: South entrance; a car with two people is crossing the bridge. Stone lions flank the bridge on each corner. A lighthouse is in the background.
Description: A view of Commission Row, known for its fresh produce markets, looking northwest on N. Broadway between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets.
Description: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...
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...
Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.
Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...
Description: Costumed actors on a Third Ward street transformed to represent the 1930s for the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger".
Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Willow Works, a manufacturer of children's carriages, willow ware, and toys, with a three-quarter view of the company building,...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: 1100 block of South Sixteenth Street with storefronts and automobile traffic. Cable car tracks run down the middle of the street.
Description: The Taylor barn being moved through snow-covered fields by a truck. The barn is on a large bed platform. Other farm buildings are visible in the backgrou...
Description: A 1918 Cadillac Town Car, the body of which was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Main building in center with a lawn and paths in front. On the far left is a small attached building with a front porch.
Description: Elevated view from a hill of an alley connecting Park Hill Avenue and Mount Vernon Avenue, looking west from the Interurban Line. There is a person on top...
Description: Several young boys sell fruit drinks, penny candy, and snow cones to parched pedestrians. A city bus is in the background.
Date: date unknown
Description: Two railroad cars appear to collide, billowing with smoke.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view over roofs, with the Milwaukee River in the background.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View from bridge of City Hall at North Water, North Market, and East Wells Streets, and East Kilbourn Avenue.
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