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Photograph

Lakefront Walkway

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Visitors of Milwaukee's sixth annual Midsummer Festival. Men and women walk on the lakefront walkways.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Postcard

Pfister Hotel

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Description: Exterior of the Pfister Hotel.

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Water Tower.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...

Photograph

Farmer's Market

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Farmer's market with horse-drawn vehicles and a man leading a bull.

Photograph

Street Carnival

Date:  

Description: Children gathered in front steps and on a platform with large painted banners at a street carnival, possibly the State Fair. There is also a stand with an...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Construction workers are posed in front of the partially-built St. Josaphat's Church on scaffolding and wooden steps near large columns. There are two chil...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...

Date: 1946-12 

Description: Members of the United Automobile Workers union, Local 75, line up outside the local's headquarters, 308 E. Center Street, to vote on delegates to the union...

Date: 1924-08-21 ca.

Description: The tobacco and cigar counter of the Center Street Pharmacy, located at 2002 W. Center Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A monogram stove in an appliance warehouse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An ice-covered car ferry, possibly docking in a harbor.

Photograph

Court House Square

Date: 1889 

Description: Fountain in center, with trees along the border of the small square. A man sits on a bench and children are on the left. The courthouse is visible in the b...

Date: 1856 

Description: View looking west from Lake Michigan with several steam ships and sailing vessels in harbor. There is a lighthouse to left of center, along shoreline.

Date: 1918-10-06 

Description: Polish parade in Kosciuszko Park at W. Becher and S. 8th Streets, with St. Josaphat's Basilica in the background. The Kosciuszko statue was later move to t...

Photograph

Milwaukee Works

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Rows of tractors lined up in the snow outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory.

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Description: View of industrial buildings with a man walking near the building on the right. A large wagon or cart is on the left near a stack of bricks and pipes.

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Description: A sidewalk view down 318 North Jefferson Street with Sebatian Gagliano's Florist Shop in the foreground. Several people stroll on the sidewalk.

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Description: Cover art featuring Milwaukee from promotional booklet of views of the Schlitz Brewery.

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