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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.

Photograph

Joys Building

Date:  

Description: Joys Building, located on the west side of N. Water Street between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets. Several horse-drawn vehicles are parked in front of t...

Date: 1946 before

Description: People are sitting and standing around a fountain in Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) with the cathedral in the background.

Photograph

Race Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: A long row of cars is lined up across the track on display. On the left side of image is the "Blitzen Benz". A grandstand is visible in the background.

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Description: View down East Water Street from Wisconsin Street.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the back stage area of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. Permanent and temporary structures are visible, as are...

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The east side of the Schlitz Palm Garden at N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and was one of the...

Postcard

Railway Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Depot, with train shed and clock tower. In the foreground is a landscaped area with flowers. In the background is Lake Mich...

Photograph

Snow in the Night

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Winter scene of a Milwaukee residential street corner with snow at night.

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

Date:  

Description: W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 26th Street, looking east. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking northeast showing property side of street, 2518 W. Wisconsin A...

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Description: Billhead of Burnham & Post of Milwaukee, a livery and boarding stable, with a side view of a horse outfitted with a saddle and bridle.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: A crane and a truck in a clearing between a road lined with telephone poles and a row of houses. On the right near the truck a man is working. The license...

Date: 1910-07-22 

Description: Four children are out for a walk. One is pushing a baby (the youngest of the four) in a stroller while the other two walk on either side.

Date: 1935-12-26 

Description: Worker on an International I-30 industrial tractor used for "spotting" freight cars around the Miller Brewing Company. Two refrigerated rail cars are parke...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers' toilet. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Union (N...

Date: 1966-09-30 

Description: Four members of Milwaukee's NAACP Youth Council Commandoes sit in a car outside the home of Police Chief Harold Brier at 3139 S. 50th Street.

Date: 1843 

Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...

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