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Description: Rainwater running through a ditch along the side of a paved road. This picture was likely taken as a study of the drainage problems in Greendale.

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Description: Pabst Theater Building at E. Wells and N. Water street. The Hotel Blatz is on the left.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of main building behind trees on the lawn. A fountain is in front of the entrance. A flag waves at the top of the building.

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: 1924 ca.

Description: Kolmar laboratories, a cosmetic manufacturer, is housed in the six-story building with the white facade. Northwestern Extract Company, supplier of beverage...

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Description: A small marching band is at the head of the parade with a military group marching behind them. Crowds stand on the sidewalk.

Photograph

Rowboat Race

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rowboat race with two boats about to go under a bridge. Both of the boats have numbers on the back. Onlookers are standing on the bridge watching the parti...

Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is at a podium speaking to a crowd of people, some of whom are standing behind a street barricade. She is wearing a dress. In the bottom right...

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...

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Description: Elevated view of crowd of people outside of the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fair grounds.

Date: 1986-06-26 

Description: Kids make a "train," with the bicyclist in the front pulling three girls on roller skates along a sidewalk.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View up residential street with newly constructed houses, young trees and lampposts. Men in suits and hats walk along the sidewalk. A speed limit sign is v...

Date: 1983-10 

Description: The Milwaukee Road Shops interior sheetmetal shop, formerly the car paint and repair shop, at 3301 West Canal Street.

Date: 1887 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...

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Unloading Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man unloads coal from a boat by walking a wheelbarrow across wooden platforms raised on scaffolds. In the background a man stands with an empty wheelbarr...

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Description: View down East Water Street from Wisconsin Street.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Houses and trees line the boulevard, and in the middle is a landscaped median with a lamp post.

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Description: Exterior of one of Milwaukee's largest dance halls, with a sign on the front reading: "Dreamland." There are other buildings along the street and people wa...

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