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Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: A dirt drive in the park, in between some hills, with a bridge leading to a building on the right. Next to the path are a stack of pipes, and remnants of...
Date: date unknown
Description: A wide pathway in a wooded area has an arched trellis covered in vines. On the left is a small brick pedestal with a sign reading "Do Not Enter Here".
Description: A lighthouse is in the background, as well as several other buildings in the distance. The bridge is flanked by stone lions on each corner.
Date: 1905 after
Description: Color image of courthouse with a large tree in front. View taken at an angle to the building from across the street. Horse-drawn carriages are on the roa...
Description: Tree-shaded residential neighborhood at 920 N. 16th at State Street. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street, 920...
Description: Aunt Helen and Syl stand on a rustic wooden bridge in Gully Lake Park. A pavilion is visible behind them through the trees.
Description: A group of boys "following their leader in search of adventure" in the street. The boys are barefoot and are wearing hats. In the background are a storefro...
Description: A man picks up grass from a lawn, with garbage bags of mowed lawn clippings lined up behind him. A lawn mower stands on the sidewalk nearby.
Description: Near Chestnut Street. View looking down a wet and icy sidewalk with melting snowbanks. Houses line the street.
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.
Description: Watercolor painting of houses at the corner of 9th and Juneau Streets.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: House with several trees, and a horse and cart on the road in front. Located on Pierce Street near the Falk Brewery. It is Unknown whether or not "Pioneer...
Date: 1968-04 ca.
Description: Helicopter treating elm trees with DDT to kill beetles that carry Dutch Elm Disease.
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
Description: Henry Weber, the president of the Park Board rides in an automobile in Lake Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Mr. Henry Webster [sic], prest. Par...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...
Description: The Sheridan Apartment building at 2435 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street--Sheridan Apa...
Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...
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