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Date: 1940 

Description: Located in West Milwaukee. View from atop a building of a large building located in the center, next to a smokestack. In the foreground is part of a round...

Date: 1886 

Description: Letterhead for the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co., with an engraving of a bird's-eye view of the city (signed Ma-- Richards, Mil Wis) advertising the "Nationa...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers shoveling coal into furnace. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Photograph

Fish Shop

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: A fish shop made of several small, interconnected buildings. Signs for fresh or smoked fish are on several parts of the shop. In the background is a railr...

Date: 1800 after

Description: Ink on tracing cloth. Shows property owners in block 69, between Fourth and Third Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.

Photograph

"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A two-door sedan is parked in front of the market, near a large sign.

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Father Groppi is seated in the back of a police wagon with police officer after being arrested in front of his parish for the second night in a row.

Photograph

Cream Separator

Date: 1923-09-20 

Description: Two men ready a cream separator from Milwaukee Works to be transported to Hinsdale by airplane. One man is standing in the bed of a truck.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some landownership, roads, railroads, cemeteries, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. The map includes...

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 5 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, the Milwaukee River, Lake Michigan, and railroad tracks.

Date: 1909-06-19 ca.

Description: Caswell Block building at W. Wisconsin and N. Plankinton Avenues.

Photograph

YWCA Building

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Description: Exterior of old YWCA building.

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of boats and sailing ships along port.

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: 1492 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Built in 1886 by John Plankinton for his daughter Elizabeth. Edward T. Mix was the architect. Listed in the National Register 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:  date unknown

Description: Motorcyclists race, probably at the Wisconsin State Fair Grounds.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This blue line print shows state and city maintained roads, as well as government land, parks, Milwaukee Co. Park Commission, golf courses, schools, City o...

Photograph

W.M. Steinmeyer Co.

Date:  

Description: W.M. Steinmeyer grocery building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Highland Avenue.

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of E. Wisconsin Avenue looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at the corner of Van Buren. The major landmark is th...

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