Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1919-08-08 ca.
Description: View up the Milwaukee River from Wisconsin Avenue bridge. A World War I submarine travels down the Milwaukee River. A crowd is gathered at the riverbank an...
Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...
Date: 1935 after
Description: The road in front is lined with cars, including a fuel truck. In the foreground is a parking lot with two cars. The large brewery building has a chimney...
Description: W.M. Steinmeyer grocery building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Highland Avenue.
Description: Two boys attempting to climb a wall on the facade of a building near a window.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: View from street of the Milwaukee Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway station.
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Elevated view over railroad yards from the 27th Street viaduct.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view over bridge and river looking up Grand Avenue. Pedestrians, horse-drawn vehicles and a street car are in the foreground.
Description: Two trains at a city yard in Milwaukee (probably the Hiawatha). There is a dense cloud of steam surrounding them, and three men standing on the left side.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...
Date: 1920-04-28 ca.
Description: View from across the street of the Palace Theater, 535 West Wisconsin Avenue. A streetcar approaches from the left.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Group of men and women marching down Wisconsin Avenue. On the left is the Milwaukee Public Library, located at 814 West Wisconsin Avenue. Large sign reads:...
Description: A Chicago & Northwestern train crossing a railroad bridge.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...
Description: The empty, burnt remnants of a building still partially standing. On the bottom, leaning against the second floor, is a ladder coming up from the street.
Description: Elevated view of many horse-drawn vehicles on a main street in an unidentified rural village, perhaps at a farmer's fair. A crowd of men is standing outsid...
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: 1921-10-17 ca.
Description: Parkway Theater, 3417 W. Lisbon Avenue. Individuals are walking on sidewalk in front of the buildings.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Pedestrians, bicyclists, and horse-drawn carriages on a commercial street. City Hall with its clock tower is visible in the background. A sign for Sisson &...
Description: A group of boys take a boxing stance near two men standing on a street corner, in front of a building that has "Milwaukee Beer" painted on it.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2017 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706