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Photograph

Streetcar Terminal

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Streetcars are lined up in front of the buildings on the right. On the left people are walking down the sidewalk. A poster hangs from the front of the trol...

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1904 

Description: City Hall and North Water Street in downtown Milwaukee.

Date:  

Description: Front end of a streetcar on a Milwaukee street. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. O...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Gesu Pastoral Residence Catholic Church, 1131 W. Wisconsin Street. Church towers, with a clock, are right of center, with wings to the left and right. A mo...

Drawing

Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS. An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...

Photograph

Unidentified Street

Date:  

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue at Water Steet with cars and pedestrians. Streetcars are running up and down the middle of the wide street. Skyscrapers an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Church located at the corner of Broadway and Division Streets. A group of men, women and children stand at the corner near a large lamp post.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Oxen and prairie schooner owned by Charles Ward, Wisconsin Dells, on display for a passing crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862 

Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: This map is an advertisement for Milwaukee street cars and motor buses and reads: "Ride the street car or motor bus. Economical, safe, dependable." Include...

Date: 1983-10 

Description: The Milwaukee Road Shops, formerly the foundery, at 3301 West Canal Street.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A crowd of children are lines up in a park with bicycles and tricycles decorated with streamers and tissue paper before a Fourth of July parade.

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Description: Three men in a horse-drawn fire engine races down a downtown street.

Date: 1956 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men walking near the railroad Crossing Store. Above the store is a bridge providing a walkway over the railroad tracks.

Photograph

Miller House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The brick home of Judge Andrew Galbraith Miller at 174 Wisconsin Street. There are steps up to the front entrance, a fence, and a fire hydrant on the sidew...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder traveling down a dirt road in the country.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Four workers operating an "ancient" winch. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the...

Photograph

Stock Fair

Date: 1915 

Description: Elevated view of the monthly Stock Fair. The roof of a building is in the left foreground. Horse-drawn wagons line the street, and there is a large buildin...

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Wisconsin Street looking south from the corner of East Water Street.

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