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Date: 1905 after
Description: Exterior of school. A red building is on the right in the background, and darker buildings are on the left. School has five levels with peaked roofs and s...
Date: 1959 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Central Building. Seven story building with a walkway connecting to the second floor over the road on the right. Cars are parked in front...
Date: 1980 before
Description: Stereograph; elevated view of what was supposedly the largest elevator in the world at the time. Though there is a Peirce & Whaling Company imprint over t...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View down dirt road running through homes and trees in a neighborhood. A man stands in the road. Text at foot of photograph reads, "Toelle Ave. 138+12 Look...
Date: 1910 before
Description: Building with arched entrance and four stories from across the road. Two buildings are on either side.
Description: Group of people on steps in front of unknown building in Milwaukee. A car is parked on the street.
Description: A uniformed member of the US armed forces leans against the rail of a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. The man is wearing a hat and has two bar...
Description: Four children stand looking at a circus wagon labeled "Pawnee Bill" which is chained to the bed of an International truck. The wagon was part of a 25-piece...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Gothic style church. On the right is a road, with a smaller gray building in the background.
Description: Group of children boarding school bus.
Description: A group of boys gathered around a telephone pole on a street corner, captioned: "Inquisitiveness: Getting an Electric Shock." A boy on the left has some ki...
Description: A young girl stands behind a microphone on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background are a road and commercial buildings.
Description: A corner store with a large electric sign on top. Men are on the sidewalk in front of the store, and a horse-drawn vehicle and bicycles are on the right.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Corner of Second and National Avenue. Cars are lined up on both sides of the street in front of storefronts.
Description: A man smiles from the passenger seat of an automobile that's parked in a grassy area on the curb of a gravel road.
Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...
Date: 1936 before
Description: Merrill Hall and other smaller buildings from across the street.
Description: Elevated group portrait of the veterans of the First Wisconsin Calvary. They are standing in rows in the street. Horses with wagons are behind them, and a...
Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...
Description: J. Robert Taylor standing in the middle of a street, holding a large camera. On the left, a car is driving by.
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