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Description: View downriver from the State Street Bridge showing a large sailing vessel.

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Pabst Theater's auditorium and stage from upper balcony.

Date: 1968 

Description: Rock trio, "The Ox", performing on stage. The guitarist and bassist are on an elevated platform next to a stack of amplifiers while the drummer is set up o...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of building, with a flag flying from the roof. The street has parked cars and pedestrians.

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: 1876 before

Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...

Date: 1942 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with vignettes of crowds around the fair gateway, an exhibition hall, and a scene of horse-drawn cart racing.

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...

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Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, erected 1898, cost $512,000, F...

Date: 1876 before

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

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. Wisconsin Avenue from N. 3rd Street, featuring Woolworth's, Boston Store, and the Schroeder Hotel. An Edgewood-bound bus is stopped in f...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Color print of the front of the courthouse. Bare trees surround a fountain in the front, which has the top-most part of the dome cut-off by the frame.

Date: 1983-10 

Description: The Milwaukee Road freight car repair shop at 3301 West Canal Street.

Photograph

Fred Miller Theatre

Date: 1965 before

Description: Nighttime view of theater entrance. Doorway has a fabric overhang with the theatre name printed on each side. Posters for Robert Lewis and Tom Daily flan...

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Description: Metropolitan building and the Streissguth clothing and shoe company at the northeast corner of N. 3rd and W. State Streets. Police officers stand on the st...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Crowd of men gathered around a man sitting in an early automobile with exposed wheels, engine, and steering wheel. The side of the automobile says "King Si...

Date: 1947-12-13 

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

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...

Postcard

Railway Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Depot, with train shed and clock tower. In the foreground is a landscaped area with flowers. In the background is Lake Mich...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the imag...

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