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Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.
Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...
Date: date unknown
Description: A man unloads coal from a boat by walking a wheelbarrow across wooden platforms raised on scaffolds. In the background a man stands with an empty wheelbarr...
Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.
Description: Three people in costume behind a table. There is a man wearing a false beard a hat, holding a jug with three x's on it, a woman wearing a polka-dot blouse...
Description: Men walking near the railroad Crossing Store. Above the store is a bridge providing a walkway over the railroad tracks.
Description: Skateboarders take a break.
Description: A group of African American children drinking from water fountains, or bubblers as they are frequently known in Milwaukee, at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Buffalo Street construction showing cuts in the pavement and the inconvenience for traffic. Standing between the excavated holes and piles of dirt is a hor...
Description: A young girl dances near a man wearing a tie on the announcer's platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microphone is visible, and in the b...
Description: Elevated view of female graduation procession.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Portrait taken in a neighborhood yard of J. Robert Taylor's children.
Description: Children playing on the playground at the State Fair. The children form lines to climb up the two tall ladders to slide down a pole. Several children are n...
Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.
Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.
Date: 1941 ca.
Description: Milwaukee Works foremen and supervisors posing in front of a "high-speed, modernized gun carriage." At the right is Superintendent V.A. Guebard, and next t...
Description: A fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine is parked on the street. A group of people are looking up toward a building where a rope is coming down f...
Description: View across railroads tracks towards men walking around and examining a large industrial structure that has collapsed over a coal pile.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Police officer helping a young woman cross the street.
Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise visit to Milwaukee for a tour of the...
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