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Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.

Date: 1905 

Description: Afermath of the fire of June 4, 1905. A chimney and some burnt out walls still stand. The area around the ruins is fenced off. The top of the building t...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Milwaukee streetcar conductors posed in front of streetcars. Edwin Salber shown second row fifth person from the left.

Photograph

Exposition Building

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...

Date: 1946-02-02 

Description: A line has formed down and around a street corner at the Uptown Theatre. The marquee advertises showings of "San Antonio" and "Danger Signal," both in tec...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two men sitting in the front, and two women sitting in the back seats of an early automobile riding on a residential street. The car's roof is retracted.

Photograph

St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1906 before

Description: A section of the building at the right was erected in 1859; the section at the left is of later construction. The building was torn down in 1911. A car i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Intersection of Detroit and Jefferson Streets. At the corner is a business with a sign on the front promoting spaghetti and ravioli. On the side of the sam...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Milwaukee streetcar conductors pose in front of streetcars. On the left is Edwin Salber.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, and an overall classical theme to the architecture.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three women at a Civilian Defense Rally, one of whom is sitting on a bicycle. Children and adults are standing in the street and on the curb in the backgro...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.

Photograph

Juneau Monument

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Side view of monument with plaque. Behind the statue is a road, trees, and the top of a building. A fire hydrant and a small group of people are on the ri...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of building. Caption below gives the name of the building and the line "Totally Destroyed by Fire June 4 '05." A group of people stand outside th...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

Date: 1963 

Description: A police officer directs a parade of circus wagons carried on International trucks through downtown streets. The 25-piece parade originated at Circus World...

Date: 1907-02 

Description: Factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1936 

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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