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Bijou Theater

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Theater with many signs, one of which is advertising a matinee. Several other buildings are visible to the left of the building. A large crowd of people...

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Syl at Reservoir

Date: 1899-05-28 

Description: View down gravel path towards Syl seated on a bench along the edge of a reservoir on a hill. There is a brick building, perhaps a pumphouse, built over the...

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Courthouse Square

Date: 1914-08-20 ca.

Description: Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) showing Milwaukee County Courthouse from E. Wells and N. Jackson Streets. Caption on glass plate reads,"Court hous...

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Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from W. North Avenue. Bauch goods and other unidentified businesses visible on 3rd Street. There are automobiles and streetc...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Gothic style church. On the right is a road, with a smaller gray building in the background.

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Description: Modern Savings and Loan Associates building at 3508 W. North Avenue.

Date: 1910 

Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon going down a cobblestone street in Milwaukee. The fact that automobiles also appear in the picture suggest that the transition to mo...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Nighttime image of the Depot and yard. Back of station, tracks, and a couple of trains are visible, as well as some of the buildings of Milwaukee in the ba...

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Description: Letterhead of J. Knauber & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building and traffic in the surrounding streets contai...

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Water Tower

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Water Tower.

Date: 1872 

Description: View of Milwaukee, looking southwest toward the county courthouse while it was under construction.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.

Date: 1911-05-18 

Description: A man uses a horse-drawn wagon to transport building materials on a construction site at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory. Men are clearin...

Date: 1881 after

Description: Stereograph. Memorial Hall and Post Office. The hall was dedicated on March 16, 1882. Capable of seating an audience of 500-600 for performances, the buil...

Date: 1909 

Description: A lighthouse is in the background, as well as several other buildings in the distance. The bridge is flanked by stone lions on each corner.

Date: 1939-06-19 

Description: Milwaukee County Court House in the process of being razed. A worker is standing on part of the second floor, in front of what is left of the dome.

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Description: Exterior view of Milwaukee Water Works. A little boy rides a tricycle in the foreground.

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F. Dohmen Company

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of (Floor No. 6) The F. Dohmen Company Wholesale Druggists. A salesman's catalog with removable screwed bindings and pages of note paper bound bet...

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Description: Letterhead of Wirth, Hammel & Company, a dealer in horses and mules headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a front view of the company building on the...

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Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. The Alhambra Theatre is on the left. Pedestrians are on the streets and sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are on...

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