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Map or Atlas

Milwaukee Map Folder

Date: 1925 

Description: This map shows the routes of half-day and all-day trips from the Milwaukee area. The map highlights roads, land parcels, routes and destinations. Lake Mic...

Photograph

Janola Apartments

Date:  

Description: Janola Apartment building located at 836 N. 14th Street. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street, Janola Apartment...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the factory surrounded by fields, roads, and several houses, as well as the railroad tracks that go around the building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from a roof of the Kroening Engineering factory. Cars are parked along the street outside the building.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, and some landowner names. Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee River are labeled. Includes an ins...

Photograph

Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.

Photograph

Kissing Babies

Date: 1962-08-28 

Description: At Mitchell Airport, Senator Alexander Wiley greets the young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Underborg of Waukesha with a kiss. Mrs. Wiley, holding a bouquet of...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Freighters lined up along river.

Photograph

Downtown River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.

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: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Building also housed the Custom House. Corner of Milwaukee and Wisconisn Streets.

Date: 1947-12-13 

Description: Design in blue for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a badger in a subtle "W" design.

Photograph

Temple Emanuel

Date: 1976 before

Description: A synagogue at the corner of Broadway and Martin Street. A woman is standing near the street corner, and a boy near the entrance.

Date: 1900 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. with a group on his special campaign train. From left to right they are Alfred T. Rogers, La Follette's law partner; Mr. and Mrs...

Date:  

Description: A man poses in front of a canoe tied onto his car. A second man looks on from the background.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: The plating for the tail assembly of a Lawson Air Liner has been attached. The cabin is completed, and the wing structure is partially assembled.

Postcard

The Blatz Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from City Hall Square, including the Blatz Hotel, Pabst Theater, a fountain, and a streetcar.

Photograph

Marine Plaza

Date: 1961 

Description: View of building under construction from a boat on the river.

Date: 1934 

Description: Map showing the ward boundaries of Milwaukee. Each ward is numbered and boundary streets are labelled. The bottom right corner reads: "CITY ENGINEER'S DEPT...

Date: 1916 before

Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...

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