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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Map of Merrill Estate property for sale and sold. Map reads: "Merrill Estate property (colored) lots marked X are sold for terms & prices inquire of S.H. C...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jackson Street. On top of the building is a sign that reads "Orphan Asylum".

Date: 1913-09-12 ca.

Description: Looking south on N. Plankinton Avenue and N. 3rd Street, with the The Second Ward Savings Bank (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society) in the triangl...

Photograph

Motorcycle Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: In the middle of a road, a large group of motorcyclists is preparing to ride. On the right are two men standing next to a car which has a banner advertisi...

Photograph

Circus in Town

Date:  

Description: Crowds watch a circus parade at the corner of West Water and Grand Avenue. In the foreground are 4 people on horseback. Beyond them is a circus wagon beari...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Passenger Station, which was at the end of Wisconsin Avenue. The station has a clock tower and an arched entrance. On the b...

Date: 1916 before

Description: Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. Main entrance and east facade. This was the third of seven institutions built throughout the country in the decades...

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Description: Letterhead of Lincoln State Bank, with a full-length statue of Abraham Lincoln standing, names of the bank officers, and "Capital $100,000".

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Description: Design for a Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp with a "America's Dairyland" theme.

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking southwest toward the county courthouse under construction in the public square west of St. John's Cathedral.

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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...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Painesville Memorial Chapel

Date: 1942-07-20 

Description: Newspaper clipping giving information about the chapel. Above the article is a photograph of a meeting in progress.

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: Iceman delivering a block of ice from an International D-300 streamlined truck to an office building in downtown Milwaukee. The man worked for the Wisconsi...

Photograph

Mitchell Park

Date: 1917-07-04 

Description: A crowd gathers for the dedication of the flag pole at Mitchell Park. The conservatory is in the background.

Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The hotel has an awning over the entrance to the sidewalk, which is crowded with many pedestrians. Several horse-drawn carriages are in the road.

Photograph

Kremer's Homestead

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of Kremer's Homestead.

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of a wedding party on a balcony. The party consists of the bride and groom (center), three bridesmaids, three groomsmen, a flower girl, an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The G. Miller storefront window displays musical instruments as well as clocks and watches. The store is in the Walker's Point neighborhood near South Sixt...

Photograph

Sidewalk with Snow

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Winter scene of a residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence in Milwaukee, with a horse-drawn carriage...

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