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Map or Atlas

Milwaukee and Suburbs

Date: 1948 

Description: This map of Milwaukee and surrounding suburbs includes an index to the orange bus, rapid transit, street car, trackless trolley, and the green bus lines. T...

Date: 1890 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A color postcard depicting the railroad curve near Whitefish Bay resort.

Date: 1965 

Description: This series of 17 maps show boundaries and changes in city limits from 1846 to 1965. The base of all of the maps are the same, Milwaukee and suburbs. All m...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse in harness lies on its side in the street, while the other horse stands nearby. The carriage or cart they are pulling can be seen in the background...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of post office, with tower on left side. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk at the corner.

Photograph

Dadd's Drugstore

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the intersection of Second Street and Grand Avenue (later renamed Wisconsin Avenue). Pictured on this corner is Dadd's Drug Store, 137 Grand Avenue...

Date: 1948-11-12 

Description: View from across street of employees of Peters Tools, Local 100, standing on the sidewalk in front of the brick storefront with a number of cases at their...

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder car driving onto a bridge.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Located in West Milwaukee. Trains, cars, tracks, and railroad buildings. The view is taken from the top of a building.

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Description: East Water Street from Kirby House. View of buildings and street. Street car in the distance.

Postcard

Schlitz Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hotel on corner. Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the building.

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Cadillac with Jonas top, the body of which was constructed by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date: 1940-08-21 

Description: An airplane pulls a banner reading "Heil says repeal oleo tax" over the Wisconsin State Fair on Governor's Day.

Postcard

Union Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Union Depot with clock tower. Railroad station on left side, with clock tower. Park area on right with orse-drawn vehicles near the entrance.

Photograph

Cadillac Ambulance

Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Cadillac Ambulance in a park. It's body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Photograph

Sheridan Apartments

Date:  

Description: Front view of Sheridan Apartments. Caption on negative reads, "Looking South at Sheridan Apts. 2435 W. Wisconsin Ave."

Date:  

Description: Elevated view southeast from the courthouse at E. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Jackson Street. The Northwestern Mutual home office building and Chicago and North...

Date: 1947-06 

Description: A family boarding a route #40 streetcar. A sign on the front of the car advertises midget auto racing at the State Fair grounds; the second urges people to...

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