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Date: 1936 

Description: Street map of the City of Milwaukee and surrounding suburbs indicating various mass transit lines. There is an index to Milwaukee streets at the right of t...

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View towards railroad depot, with automobiles and several horse-drawn vehicles. A group of people are standing on the platform.

Date:  

Description: View up Broadway from Huron Street, with Charles Stein and Company on the left.

Photograph

Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Photograph

Odie's Gas Station

Date:  

Description: Odie's Gas Station (Wadhams) at 4408 W. Lisbon Avenue, located on the northwest corner of W. Lisbon Avenue and N. 44th Street.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from bridge looking over at a hill leading down to bath houses and fenced-in swimming areas for beginners. Establishment of Wm. Bechstein.

Date: 1912-08 

Description: Two African American men unloading the cement chute during paving of Janesville Plank Road.

Photograph

View from the Top

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Overhead view looking down from a tall building at passing traffic and workmen on suspended scaffolding near the sidewalk.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This map shows wards, streets, railroads, parks, cemeteries, select buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included is a street index. Cemeteries and parks are...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...

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: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman adjusts her motorcycle in the middle of a street. A motorcycle is parked next to her.

Date: 1986-06-26 

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

Print

Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1910 before

Description: Postcard with image of hotel in the upper left corner. View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block w...

Photograph

Men in Motorboat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men riding in a long, narrow motorboat on a lake.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View looking up Wisconsin Avenue from the bridge. Many pedestrians, streetcars, and horse-drawn vehicles are visible.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Intersection of Janesville Plan and North Cape Road, with telephone poles lining North Cape Road and cars parked on the side of Schunbrino's Saloon.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Davidson Theatre and Hotal at 135-137 Third Street. Signs for advertisements identify the buildings that are visible. Carriages and people are on the road...

Date: 1956-12-02 

Description: Elevated view of a Cub Scout, Girl Scout, and Brownie Scout bringing boxes of food to St. Vincent de Paul to be distributed to recently arrived Hungarian r...

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