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Wisconsin Street

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.

Photograph

Commission Row

Date:  

Description: A view of Commission Row, known for its fresh produce markets, looking northwest on N. Broadway between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets.

Date: 1910 ca.

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...

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: 1964 

Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.

Date: 1910 ca.

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...

Photograph

Milwaukee Movie Set

Date: 1990 

Description: Costumed actors on a Third Ward street transformed to represent the 1930s for the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger".

Date:  

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.

Photograph

Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

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...

Photograph

Cadillac Town Car

Date: 1918 

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.

Date: 1925 

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...

Photograph

Lemonade Stand

Date: 1967-07 

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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