1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1882 

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

Date: 1901 

Description: Elevated view of scene at the corner of Grand (Avenue?) and West Water Street, now Plankinton and Wisconsin Avenues. Several streetcars are in the streets...

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...

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...

Photograph

West State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east between Second and Third streets. City Hall is visible in the left center background. Signs and billboards dot several buildin...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking south from Oneida Street bridge at night.

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: 1901-01-20 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers at Milwaukee Harbor standing on ice around the Julius Goll Jr. excursion boat.

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.

Date: 1886 

Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...

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: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...

Date:  

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: 1940 before

Description: Exterior of building from shoreline looking out to Lake Michigan. Along the pier are numerous docked boats and sailboats moored in water. On the left autom...

Date: 1912 before

Description: View of the Alhambra Theatre Building on the corner of W. Wisconsin Avenue and N 4th Street. A U.S. flag flies from the top of the building.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.

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...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

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:

.
.