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Photograph

Iron Block Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of building on corner in downtown area. There are horse-drawn vehicles in the street, and pedestrians on the sidewalk and crossing the street...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A scene from the Greendale Civilian Defense Rally. Mothers and children sit at a picnic table outside of the "Bendfelt House of Fine Ice Cream" stand opera...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

Date: 1907 

Description: A horse-drawn cart, marked B.C. Horsch, is waiting near Dr. W.H. Perrigo's veterinary and dental business in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood in Milwaukee....

Photograph

Greendale Theater

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The front entrance of the Greendale Theater with other storefronts visible. The marquee reads "Greendale Theater, Air Conditioned For Comfort, New Show Eve...

Date: 1947-12-13 

Description: Design in blue for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a badger in a subtle "W" design.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front facade of library building from across the street behind a median strip, which has a statue and a sign that reads "Keep Off the Grass".

Date: 1914 before

Description: View of downtown Milwaukee riverbank before the First National Bank was built in 1914. Advertising painted on the sides of buildings includes B. Mock & So...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Ambrosia Chocolate Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of chocolate confectionery and cocoa, with an elevated view of the comp...

Photograph

Large Ring Gear

Date: 1971-01-19 

Description: View of a 29 foot in diameter ring gear that is a component of a ball mill drive on a truck. This ring gear was purchased by Koppers and used by Hannah Min...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereographic view of J.C. Iversen and Company on the west side of Water Street (north of Grand Avenue). Other stores include: Adam Koch Restauran...

Photograph

5 and 10 Cent Store

Date: 1922-02-21 ca.

Description: F.W. Woolworth Co. 5 and 10 Cent Store at the southeast corner of W. North Avenue and N. 36th Street.

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The hotel has an awning over the entrance to the sidewalk, which is crowded with many pedestrians. Several horse-drawn carriages are in the road.

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing. Strikers are standing on the cobblestone street and sidewalk holding signs that read "Don'...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Downtown street on a rainy night.

Photograph

Truck Accident

Date: 1971-06-24 

Description: Accident involving a UPS delivery van and a semitrailer in downtown Milwaukee. Four men, including the driver who is holding his head, were injured.

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date: 1969 

Description: Picketers in front of Kroger supermarket in Milwaukee carrying United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO signs that read, "Boycott Grapes" to support the grape boyc...

Date:  

Description: The Kunzelmann-Esser Furniture Co. building at S. 9th and W. Mitchell Streets.

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