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Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Three boys in a public library looking for books in the main stacks. A table and magazine rack are in the foreground. When it opened in 1938, the Library h...
Description: Elevated view over residential area, with several churches in the background.
Description: Children’s class of the Milwaukee Turners, gathered outside in a park. George Brosius appears on the platform and several people are wearing band uniforms....
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Jo-Claren Maurin (b. 1942) sitting on the stoop of her house in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin wearing a red straw hat and holding a matching red straw purse. She i...
Description: A group of children, boys and girls, reading at tables in a sunny reading room in the public library. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.
Date: 1930 before
Description: The Conservatory is in the background with a pond in the middle of the garden.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Grand Avenue (now Wisconsin Avenue). Statue is in center foreground with trees around it, as well as a road and church to the left and other buildings to t...
Description: The living room of the East Juneau Street apartment of Alvin and Irene Steinkopf, both employed by the "Milwaukee Sentinel".
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: Two women studying at a table at Milwaukee-Downer College. There is a tapestry on one wall and a vase of flowers and several books on the table.
Description: Jackson Street. On top of the building is a sign that reads "Orphan Asylum".
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: Syl and aunt Helen stand underneath a willow tree. Octagon Cottage is in the background to the right and wildflowers are in the foreground. The edge of the...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Large hospital in the background, with a large stone fountain or planter on the left. Two men are walking in the garden near a drive.
Description: A group of children sit at tables in a library reading books and magazines while a librarian looks on from her circulation desk. When it opened in 1938, th...
Description: Lagoon in the sunken gardens with the conservatory in the background.
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