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Description: West side of N. Water Street between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets, featuring the Joys Building, with a contruction area in foreground. There are also...

Photograph

Jones Island

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A fishing settlement. Two piers at the shoreline with a sandy beach, one with a ramp next to it. There are several buildings in the background. Two tugbo...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Avenue at Sixth Street, looking east from near the front of the Milwaukee Public Library (left foreground). Taken at night; lighted clocks read 9...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Downtown street on a rainy night.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The intersection of Port Washington Road and Silver Spring Drive near Milwaukee. Even if one did not know that this was the intersection of a major north-s...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down dirt road running through homes and trees in a neighborhood. A man stands in the road. Text at foot of photograph reads, "Toelle Ave. 138+12 Look...

Date: 1905 

Description: Afermath of the fire of June 4, 1905. A chimney and some burnt out walls still stand. The area around the ruins is fenced off. The top of the building t...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: City Hall Square. A statue in a circular area is in the center of the road. Horses and carriages are in the street in front of the hotel. Three flags are v...

Photograph

Court of Honor

Date: 1923 

Description: Elevated view of Court of Honor on Wisconsin Avenue.

Photograph

Lemonade Stand

Date: 1967-07 

Description: Several young boys sell fruit drinks, penny candy, and snow cones to parched pedestrians. A city bus is in the background.

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Description: Elevated view of Majestic Theater Vaudeville building, with pedestrians on the street, along with a streetcar and horse-drawn vehicles. The Schlitz Hotel i...

Photograph

Hathaway Building

Date: 1906-05-09 ca.

Description: View from across the street of the Hathaway building, probably at the northeast corner of E. Mason Street and N. Broadway. W.M. Marnitz Co. Tailors, Gilbe...

Date: 1963 

Description: A police officer directs a parade of circus wagons carried on International trucks through downtown streets. The 25-piece parade originated at Circus World...

Date: 1938 

Description: Aerial view of rivers, with Lake Michigan in upper right, train yards, and highway in lower left.

Date: 1951 before

Description: Elevated view from the First Wisconsin National Bank Building, down Wells Street toward the Milwaukee County Court House. Commerce office on lower left.

Date: 1934-01-02 

Description: Two workmen use a McCormick-Deering I-30 industrial tractor to attach railroad cars carrying Miller High Life beer.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: From Jones Island, looking across to a manufacturing area with cranes and large piles of coal or coke?. In the lower foreground is a bare hill, with old pi...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Cooks prepare food on a large iron stove while a worker stands holding coffee. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car fer...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Passers-by help move a disabled vehicle after an automobile accident on Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1912-09-01 

Description: Theodore Roosevelt in front of the Deutscher Club. The club later became the Wisconsin Club.

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