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Music Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...


East Water Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.

Date: 1912-08 

Description: Two African American men unloading the cement chute during paving of Janesville Plank Road.


View of 70th Street

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: View down dirt road running through trees. On the far right obscured by trees is a building, perhaps a garage or dwelling. Text at foot of photograph reads...


Milwaukee River

Date: 1873 

Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1946-02-02 

Description: A line has formed down and around a street corner at the Uptown Theatre. The marquee advertises showings of "San Antonio" and "Danger Signal," both in tec...

Date: 1918-07-30 ca.

Description: Waldheim furniture building and surrounding commercial area on N. Plankinton Avenue, north of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Waldheim Furniture building is in th...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Basin or slip area. City buildings can be seen on a hill in the background. Various boats are in the river and on the shoreline. A path with stairs lead...

Date: 1937 

Description: A man loads a piece of equipment onto the back of an International D-40 truck owned by the Romanowski Coal Company while it is parked in a residential driv...


Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: The map reads: "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO. from Dupre’s 1/4 Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." The map co...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...


Unloading Coal #933

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereographic view of two workers placing barrels of coal onto wheelbarrows to unload off a ship.

Date: 1983-10 

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


Description: View down East Water Street from old city hall.

Date: 1911 before

Description: Also Garbage Crematory. Several buildings on shoreline, two with large smokestacks. A man is on the shore standing, and two people are in a boat on the r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of motorcycles, with Reagina Standard on the sides and on banners, sit parked on the dirt road.


Industrial Plants

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Buildings and smokestacks along a riverfront. Sky darkened by the smoke.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Elevated view of bay shoreline, with dwellings along the bank. A few boats are in the river. In the background is a factory with a smokestack and railroad...


Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.

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