• Sexton Building from Broadway and Michigan Streets

    Four story, large corner brick building with mansard roof. Italianate style, roundhead windows. Horse and part of cart seen in lower right foreground. Streets otherwise empty. Wooden sidewalks, earth…

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  • Old View of Broadway between Mason and Wisconsin

    View of an earthen Broadway (Main Street, at the time the photo was taken). Carts and horse drawn carriages are parked along the road. Supplies and materials are stacked along the roadside. The view l…

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  • Posing by the Telegraph Pole at Broadway and Mason

    The Adam Roth Quiet House stands on the corner of Mason and Broadway. To the left are offices for the newspapers the Milwaukee Journal and the Daily Journal. Horse-drawn carriages travel along the dir…

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  • Storefronts on Broadway

    Hunter, Henry H

    Near Broadway and Detroit (now St. Paul). Vehicles are parked on the street beside a collection of storefronts. A crude wooden fence covers the alleyway between two stores' brick facades. A sign for t…

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  • Commission Row historic looking south

    Awnings extend from the buildings of Commission Row while horses with carts full of produce and bearing the names of vendors park in the street. People conduct business along the street. Commission Ro…

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  • East Side of Broadway between Wisconsin and Mason

    Horse-drawn carriages sit parked along the dirt roadside, in front of the area which is currently the AT&T Center. The five-story Hathaway Building at the corner of Mason and Broadway would be replace…

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  • Etching of Horse Traffic on Broadway

    A variety of carts and carriages travel on Broadway, along with a sparse few pedestrians. The street is lined by large buildings, many of which are four stories high. A sign hangs from a rope over the…

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  • NE corner of E Wisconsin Ave and N Broadway

    Northeast corner of E. Wisconsin Ave (then Wisconsin St.) and N. Broadway (then Main St.) in the 1850s. View is looking north up N. Broadway. The telegraph poles at left would have been relatively rec…

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  • Stores along Broadway

    Horse-drawn carriages, carts and a variety of crates line a dirt Broadway. An assortment of two-story shops line the road, with larger buisnesses further down the road. A sign for Sherman's Photograpi…

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  • Looking South on Broadway

    Storefronts and businesses line both sides of an earthen Broadway. Many of the stores are millineries or other clothing shops. Telegraph poles line the east side of the street. Throngs of people crowd…

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  • Commission Row north view

    Long shot of Commission Row. Six bays within three-story brick building. Pilasters separate the bays. Awnings cover entrances and finials top the cornice. Horses and buggies in street. Built for Ludin…

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  • Horse-drawn vehicle on the roadside along Broadway

    A small horse-drawn carriage stands in the foreground; further back a man sits in a carriage. Large business buildings stand on the side of the street. Large signs for Sherman's "Photographic Gallery…

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  • Northern View Down Broadway

    Image looking north on Broadway from near Michigan St. On the west side of the street is the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. building, which housed the company from 1870 until 1885. Various sho…

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  • Sexton Building

    Four story, large corner brick building with mansard roof. Horse-drawn carriages and carriages and carts on earth road. Italianate style, roundhead windows. SE corner of Broadway & Michigan Streets.

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