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Date: 1914 after
Description: View across water of a motorboat with four men going upstream. There is a bicycle in the motorboat. The shoreline in the background has industrial building...
Description: View from street of man carrying ice out of the rear bumper of an International D-300 truck owned by the Wisconsin Ice & Coal Company. The text on the truc...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Known as the Benjamin Castle, it was built by David M. Benjamin.
Date: 1905-06 before
Description: Stereographic elevated view of the Milwaukee Exposition Building.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.
Date: date unknown
Description: Eleven motorcyclists wearing sashes stand in between two news service cars in front of the Milwaukee Journal building. Another row of men stand behi...
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: Milwaukee Public school, Sixth district School no. 2, Fifth grade class. teacher Miss H. Kather, Patrick Shaunnessy Principal. Boys: Emil Dankert, Charles...
Description: The "Chippewa", one of the Milwaukee Road's high speed Hiawatha locomotives at the Union Station. The station clock tower can be seen in the background.
Description: View across the Milwaukee River, showing advertisements for the Riverside Printing House, Book and Job Printing, Spring Street Lager Beer Hall, and Hood an...
Date: 1895 before
Description: Elevated view from the top of a building of Milwaukee City Hall under construction.
Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...
Description: Exterior of saloon recreation center, with "1886 PH Best Brewing Co." etched onto the brick above the windows. The windows have lettering advertising "Summ...
Description: View of industrial buildings with a man walking near the building on the right. A large wagon or cart is on the left near a stack of bricks and pipes.
Date: 1901 before
Description: Looking southeast from Clybourn and Fifteenth Streets. An open dirt area is in the foreground, with lumber lying near water on the left, and industrial bui...
Description: Stereograph elevated view of exterior of the Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce building. The six-story building features a clock-tower.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. The Alhambra Theatre is on the left. Pedestrians are on the streets and sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are on...
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee, looking southwest from Mitchell block showing buildings, and the paddle steamer John A. Dix.
Description: Rows of finished tractors cover a yard outside Milwaukee Works. On the left is a water tower, and in the foreground are railroad tracks with rail cars.
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