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Browsing items in: Milwaukee Public Library Historic Photo

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    • 100 block E Wisconsin, aerial view

    • East Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); North Broadway (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building, brick -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brick roads -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows the 100 block of E Wisconsin Ave, looking from Broadway (bottom right of photo) to Milwaukee St. The multi-story building in the upper left is the Birchard's and Follansbee's Block building. Wisconsin Ave appears to be a brick...
    • 100 block of E Wisconsin Ave

    • East Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); North Milwaukee Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Academy of Music (Milwaukee, Wis.); Building, brick -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Furniture -- Industry and trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows the 100 block of E Wisconsin Ave at the intersection of N Milwaukee St, around the year 1880. The building in the right foreground was home to John F. Birchard's wholesale furniture business, located at what was then known as...
    • 1016-1018 North Edison Street, 1932

    • North Edison Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; E.W. Cross & Son Carpenter Contractors (Milwaukee, Wis.); Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building, brick -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Business -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;
    • A view of the building located at 1016 and 1018 North Edison Street. A sign for E.W. Cross & Son Carpenter Contractors, General Repairing is painted onto the brick building. There is also a car parked in front of the structure.
    • 1016-1018 North Edison Street, 1932

    • North Edison Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building, brick -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Alleys -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Sidewalks -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; E.W. Cross & Son Carpenter Contractors (Milwaukee, Wis.);
    • A view of the building located at 1016 and 1018 North Edison Street. The building houses E.W. Cross & Son Carpenter Contractors General Repairing on the main floor and the upper level is an apartment.
    • 1016-18 N Market St

    • North Market Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building, brick -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Barrels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Scrap materials -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;
    • This photograph shows a two story brick building. There are barrels and other debris in the yard.
    • 1023 W Garfield Ave

    • West Garfield Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a wooden home on W Garfield Ave. The shingles along one end of the roof appear to be partially torn up. There are decorative flourishes painted on the window frames.
    • 1023 W Garfield Ave, garage

    • West Garfield Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Fences -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Garages -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a run-down garage behind a home on W Garfield Ave. A wooden fence runs perpendicular to the front side of the building. The two fence boards closet to the building are raised, creating a small open space.
    • 1024 W Wisconsin Ave

    • West Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a multi-story home that was on W Wisconsin Ave. It was once owned by the First Methodist Church, which was next door. The north-south freeway runs where this house once stood.
    • 1027 W Garfield Ave

    • West Garfield Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph was taken on W Garfield Ave. It shows a two-story wooden dwelling. Several of the window panes are broken out. The bottom of the structure appears to be slightly bowed out.
    • 1029 N Market St

    • North Market Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Scrap materials -- Wisconsin
    • This photograph shows a run-down multiple family dwelling on N Market St. There is a rickety set of wooden stairs leading to the second floor. Several glass window panes are broken out on the first floor, and have newspaper stuffed in them. There...
    • 1032 North Edison Street, 1933

    • Wooden-frame houses -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Sidewalks -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; North Edison Street (Milwaukee, Wis.)
    • A view of the structure located at 1032 North Edison Street. The wooden framed building appears to be vacant and the windows are boarded up.
    • 1040 N Market

    • North Market Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building, brick -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Street signs -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows three buildings on N Market St. Two cars are parked in front of the buildings. Street signs are attached to a pole in front of the brick building.
    • 1097-1099 N Hawley Rd, close

    • North Hawley Road (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building failures -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame houses -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This wooden building was already old when the photograph was taken in 1930. A note on the back indicates it was reported to be 100 years old at that time. The building is in and advanced state of disrepair. A small sign with the words "Private" is...
    • 1097-1099 N. Hawley Rd

    • North Hawley Road (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building failures -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame houses -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This wooden building was already old when the photograph was taken in 1930. A note on the back of a separate photo of this building indicates it was 100 years old at that time. The building is in and advanced state of disrepair. A large with the...
    • 1110 W Wisconsin Ave, wall collapse

    • West Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building failures -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Garages -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • Rear of 1110 W Wisconsin Ave on December 7, 1939. The side wall to a shed or garage has collapsed outward to the parking lot beside it. A car is parked to the right of the building.
    • 1114-1118 N. Water St, rear

    • North Water Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Sheds -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows the back lot behind several buildings. There are three small wooden sheds. An automobile is parked in the left of the photo. Two of the sheds have fences around the roof, and it looks like that space is being used.
    • 112 E Maple St

    • East Maple Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building, brick -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a raised cottage on E Maple St. The main part of the home is made of wood, with a raised brick foundation. There is a large brick building behind the home.
    • 1144 North Edison Street

    • East Juneau Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); North Edison Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Bridges -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Blatz Brewing Company; Billboards -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;
    • A view of North Edison Street from the Juneau Avenue Bridge. There is a floral shop along North Edison Street and the Blatz Brewery can be seen in the background. There is also a billboard advertising Miller High Life.
    • 115 W Reservoir Ave

    • West Reservoir Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); North First Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a large wooden structure that was located on the corner of W Reservoir and N 1st St. There is a wood or coal bin in the left front of the photo. Only one of the windows has glass in it.

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