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Norman Ebron Band

Date: 1950-02-18 

Description: The Norman Ebron Band, members of the American Federation of Musicians, segregated Local 587, play coronet, saxophone, piano, drums and standup bass in a d...

Photograph

Vine-Covered Arch

Date:  date unknown

Description: A wide pathway in a wooded area has an arched trellis covered in vines. On the left is a small brick pedestal with a sign reading "Do Not Enter Here".

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view southeast from Marquette College. Homes along street in the foreground with a horse-drawn carriage. Church steeples can be seen in the dista...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Alhambra Theater at night.

Date: 1891 

Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.

Postcard

Chesebro's

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A tea shop and a women's apparel shop, located at 236 Prospect Avenue. The building has a corner turret, a front porch, and vines growing up the sides.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the college. Several buildings make up the college, surrounded by paths, roads, fields and trees.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of courthouse in center foreground with snow.

Date: 1958-05 

Description: Photocopy of a map created by the City of Milwaukee Master Plan Program City Planning Division in May of 1958 representing 1870 "THE CENTRAL AREA OF THE CI...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of City Hall. Above the image is the title. location, and "Die Stadthalle." On the bottom of the image is written "This is not so attractive...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1921-04-29 ca.

Description: City Hall at intersection bustling with pedestrians, streetcars, and parked automobiles.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: Looking west from Washington Monument. Monument is on the right, with the view down the street on the left. A church, two other monuments, and several ot...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view over roofs, with the Milwaukee River in the background.

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Weiss-Lippert Pattern Company. A car is parked outside near the curb on the cobblestone street, and a chapel stands to the left.

Date: 1937-04-11 

Description: 1030 N. Third Street, seen from State Street Bridge. Signs for the building are on the top floor. More billboards can be seen on buildings in the backgroun...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "The T.M.E.R. & L. Co's New Public Service Building"- the heading on the postcard. Flags are on the roof on either end. A trolley is coming in from the r...

Photograph

City Hall Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...

Photograph

Courthouse Square

Date: 1916-09-24 ca.

Description: Courthouse (now Cathedral) Square, looking northeast from N. Jefferson and E. Wells Street. People can be seen sitting on benches in the park with the cour...

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