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Description: Exterior of building just prior to demolition. At the time, the building was occupied by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Three and one-half story...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.
Description: A fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine is parked on the street. A group of people are looking up toward a building where a rope is coming down f...
Date: 1931 before
Description: A small group of four fighters and one of their bosses stands amid burned remnants from a fire. One man is holding a fire hose that is spraying water. Wate...
Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...
Description: Members of local 18 United Gas, Coke and Chemical of the C.I.O. picketing in a small circle on a wide downtown sidewalk. Two men hold signs and one reads,...
Description: View of a buffalo and a cow standing near a fence at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: View down the avenue. A large crowd of people on are on the left in front of a storefront, and several horse-drawn vehicles are on the right. Two men are...
Description: A deserted playground with swing sets, slides, and ladders, in front of a group of buildings. There are two young boys near a dwelling in the background.
Description: Exterior view across street of Joseph Brown's photography studio at 3803 West Lisbon Avenue. A sign on the building reads: "Joseph Brown Commercial Photogr...
Description: St. Mark's African Methodist Episcopal Church. 4th and Cedar (later W. Kilbourn Avenue). Cornerstone laid 12/5/1886. E.T. Mix was the architect. Two-story...
Description: TCD drive that was later purchased by U.S. Steel (Allegheny Project) and used by Gary Steel Works.
Description: Green Hall from the northeast. North end of Johnson Hall is at left foreground. Observatory tower and roof details of Merrill Hall in center background.
Description: A milkman stands inside a Golden Guernsey Dairy delivery truck loading bottles into a carrier. The truck is parked at a curb and a house is in the backgrou...
Date: 1952 ca.
Description: Reuss on his front porch. Photograph was to be used for campaign literature. Reuss had just returned from government service in Europe post World War II.
Description: A girl sits on a fence and holds the bridle of her horse as its foal stand by.
Date: 1914-02-27 ca.
Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...
Date: 1905 after
Description: South from National Avenue, a view on the south side of Milwaukee. A church steeple is on the distant left. An electric pole is on the left corner, next...
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