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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

Date: 1891 

Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...


Description: View of industrial buildings with a man walking near the building on the right. A large wagon or cart is on the left near a stack of bricks and pipes.


Donna Taylor Adams

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of a woman in a white dress identified as Donna Taylor Adams, J. Robert Taylor's daughter. She is standing next to a bench and holding he...


Water Tower

Date: 1937 

Description: View from below of underside of water tower.

Date: 1910 

Description: George Malone and his camera in front of an ice formation on the Milwaukee (Bayview) shoreline of Lake Michigan.


Wrestling Contest

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of bystanders gathered in front of the tent of Jimmy Demetral's Wrestling Arena on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, as male w...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Works foremen and supervisors posing in front of a "high-speed, modernized gun carriage." At the right is Superintendent V.A. Guebard, and next t...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Historic marker placed on the site of the first cabin built in Milwaukee, 1795. A replica cabin is behind. The plaque says: On this site the first permane...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Workers relaxing outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. One group is crowded around a stage listening to a band while others are playing baseba...

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View of a herd of buffalo at the Wisconsin State Fair.


Description: Three men in a horse-drawn fire engine races down a downtown street.


Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men with their backs to the viewer are gathering in a circle around an unknown event. One man near the center of the image has his shirt open in...

Date: 1899-06-11 

Description: View from shoreline of Millers, Syl and others in two boats on the Milwaukee River. In the background is a boat in the middle of the river near a bridge.


Sulky Race Track

Date: 1905 after

Description: Elevated view of a horse racing track and spectators. Sulkies, which are two-wheeled, one-person carriages drawn by a single horse, are racing. The race...


Description: Four women crossing a street. One of the women in the foreground is dressed in a fashionable dress and hat.

Date: 1950 

Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...


Tank Car Wreck

Date: 1946-08 

Description: Tank car wreck at the Grand Trunk Western Railroad car ferry docks. A man wearing a hat is in the right foreground.

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