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Date: 1914-03-20 ca.

Description: Looking west from the roof of the Wells Building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Milwaukee Street. The Pabst Building is on the left and the First National B...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

Postcard

Wells Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Text on image in English and German reads "A Happy New Year" and Glueckliches Neujahr," and "The Wells Building" and "Wells-Gebaude."

Photograph

Reading Circle

Date: 1963-08-06 

Description: A mother reads stories on her front steps to children from around the block.

Date: 1937-05-11 

Description: An International D-50 truck carrying fire-building materials parked near a loading dock. A man is standing near the back of the truck loading one of the sa...

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Description: A portrait of eight young boys posed standing and sitting on the side of a street. Four of the boys wear caps, and along the street in the background are h...

Postcard

Downtown

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Looking south from Oneida Street Bridge. Large buildings line the river edge. Another bridge is in the distance. Several buildings have flags on the roofs...

Photograph

Tents at the Fair

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: Numerous tents with farm machinery and technology with the colosseum in the background, presumably the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date:  

Description: View up Grand Avenue from bridge. Pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles cross bridge on the left.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two men walk along railroad tracks near water's edge. Standing on the shoreline are a group of adults and children gathered around boats. Buildings can be...

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Gilded sculpture of Apollo and the muses of tragedy and comedy in the Pabst theater.

Postcard

Millioki Club

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A large building on a small hill above a road. Three posts are along the road, and small rails line the the sidewalk near a small drive. A man is standing...

Photograph

Melm's Brewery

Date: 1870 before

Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...

Photograph

Building on Fire

Date: 1931 before

Description: Groups of fire fighters work to put out a fire in winter. Smoke is billowing out the windows and covering the facade. A building on the far left has a sig...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Grain Ship on the Kinnickinnic River from shoreline. There are industrial buildings in the background.

Postcard

Post Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across the street with pedestrians walking on the sidewalk in front.

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Description: Memohead of the A. Gettelman Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the Gettelman name in a banner, the rest of the company name in a scroll-edged p...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...

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Description: A.J. Monday, automobile and carriage painting, located at N. 4th Street and W. Highland Avenue. Horse-drawn vehicles are being loaded.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of dam on river. A bridge can be seen in the background. Houses are on top of the hill on the right side.

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