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Date: 1850 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor and his wife, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, photographed in the front yard of a home with three young girls. The youngest girl is holding the han...

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Description: Looking southeast on Winnebago Street, and east on W. Vilet Street from N. 11th Street. Stumpf and Langhoff Co. clothing store from the corner of Winnebago...

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Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Goodnow Bay State Foundry & Machine Shop, or "Bay State" Iron Works, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which fabricated steam engines and boil...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1905 

Description: Wisconsin street looking west. The Gimbels sign can be seen. Text on postcard reads "Wisconsin St. & Railway Exchange Bldg., Milwaukee, Wis."

Photograph

Checking the Oil

Date: 1956 

Description: Woman in polka dot dress looks on as a service station worker checks the oil in her car.

Date: 1946-03 

Description: CIO members joined Lincoln Brigade veterans in a demonstration on Wisconsin Avenue last week to demand the breaking off of U.S. diplomatic relations with F...

Photograph

Freighter on River

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is standing at the front of the freighter, over the name painted on the side, "James Laughlin". Industrial buildings and water towers are in the back...

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This basic reference map of the state shows natural features, railroads, county seats, and political boundaries against the G.L.O. township and range grid....

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...

Photograph

Divers in Training

Date: 1937 

Description: Three shirtless men sitting in what appears to be the interior of a ship. Two are practicing breathing through apparatuses connected to oxygen tanks.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and jacket poses with three well-dressed women in dresses and wide-brimmed hats.

Photograph

Two Men in Carriage

Date: 1905 after

Description: Two men wearing hats and coats in a horse-drawn carriage on a residential street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Terrace on Lake Shore, with a road, several pathways, and a curving stairway with columns, ornate railings, and a flagpole near the shoreline.

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Description: Tree-shaded residential neighborhood at 920 N. 16th at State Street. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street, 920...

Photograph

City Bank and Trust

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: The City Bank and Trust at 735 N. 2nd Street and Wisconsin Avenue.

Photograph

The Westmore Hotel

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Description: The Westmore Hotel, located at N. 5th Street near W. Clybourn Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street and in a parking lot to the right...

Photograph

Snowy Traffic Jam

Date: 1967-02-02 

Description: A snowstorm that hit Milwaukee just at rush hour created a traffic headache for homebound commuters (seen here at Wisconsin and Milwaukee streets), althoug...

Photograph

Charles W. Norris

Date: 1914-10-27 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles W. Norris, Milwaukee ship chandler.

Postcard

Pfister Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hotel on corner of East Wisconsin Avenue and and Jefferson Street. Pedestrians and cars are outside the entrance. The name of the hotel is on an awning ove...

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