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Description: Design for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a dairy and agriculture theme.

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Wisconsin Street at night.

Photograph

"Hazelwood"

Date: 1874 

Description: The residence of John Crapser Coleman, as remodeled in 1870. A large house is in the middle of the image, with a drive leading up to the left of the house...

Photograph

Viaduct

Date: 1889 

Description: Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct on the line along the Milwaukee River. The viaduct has two arched passages, and stones and rocks lining the path f...

Date: 1957 

Description: Elevated view of city traffic of bumper-to-bumper cars leaving Milwaukee County Stadium after the 1957 World Series.

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."

Date: 1883 

Description: Horse pulling a wagon in front of the telephone building. There are many telephone poles and wires along the street.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the St. Francis seminary.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

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Description: Two men sit on top of a water tank wagon which is pulled by two horses. They are posing in front of the W.H. Perrigo Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist office...

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 5 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, the Milwaukee River, Lake Michigan, and railroad tracks.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Building completed about 1926-27. Corner view with parked cars lining the street. A flag flies from the roof. A decorative band of a classical relief lines...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View from street of Willms home, 2025 S. 31st Street, Milwaukee. Home of Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) and her daughters Anna (b. 1881) and Emma (18...

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is 1 map consisting of 12 sheets. This map includes a numbered key labeling each area, all of which are represented...

Photograph

Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters in a boat on the river are putting out a fire in a large building. Water sprays from fire hoses from two directions with smoke obscuring the...

Photograph

"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A Coca-Cola vending machine is on the right, near a table with a scale and boxes of fruit, under an awning. On the left is a car near the curb.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."

Photograph

A Stone Fight

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Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

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