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Date: 1924-05-14 ca.
Description: Merchant's and Manufacturer's Bank Building on the east side of N. Plankinton Avenue between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street. The Empire Theater is...
Date: 1913-09-25 ca.
Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just before opening. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular wo...
Description: The southeast corner of the Friend Brothers Clothing Company at N. Broadway and E. Michigan Street.
Date: date unknown
Description: A group of motorcycles, with Reagina Standard on the sides and on banners, sit parked on the dirt road.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Gothic style church. On the right is a road, with a smaller gray building in the background.
Date: 1914-05-19 ca.
Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just after occupancy. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular w...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Streetcars are lined up in front of the buildings on the right. On the left people are walking down the sidewalk. A poster hangs from the front of the trol...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.
Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.
Date: 1924 ca.
Description: Kolmar laboratories, a cosmetic manufacturer, is housed in the six-story building with the white facade. Northwestern Extract Company, supplier of beverage...
Description: A milkman stands inside a Golden Guernsey Dairy delivery truck loading bottles into a carrier. The truck is parked at a curb and a house is in the backgrou...
Description: Elevated view from the Post Office of Wisconsin Avenue with buildings and street traffic.
Date: 1921-10-17 ca.
Description: Parkway Theater, 3417 W. Lisbon Avenue. Individuals are walking on sidewalk in front of the buildings.
Description: Herold Newspaper building and surrounding commercial area at the southwest corner of Broadway and Mason Street. Pedestrains cross the street and horse-draw...
Date: 1912-07-11 ca.
Description: Looking east on E. Wisconsin Avenue from the west bank of the Milwaukee River. The Pabset Building is on the left.
Description: Rainwater pooling on the curb and in the driveway of a residence. A garage and well-groomed yard is also visible. A tricycle and coaster wagon are on a wal...
Description: N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue, looking west along the north side of the street. The First National Bank and Bloch Daneman buildings are visible.
Description: Buffalo Street construction, showing heating pipes being installed under the cut pavement. A boy is bent over in near a pile of dirt in the background look...
Description: Sanborn Map of the Illinois Steel Co. Bay View Works in Milwaukee.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Looking west on W. Wisconsin Avenue from N. 3rd Street, featuring Woolworth's, Boston Store, and the Schroeder Hotel. An Edgewood-bound bus is stopped in f...
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