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Date: 1905 after
Description: South from National Avenue, a view on the south side of Milwaukee. A church steeple is on the distant left. An electric pole is on the left corner, next...
Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...
Description: View south from Courthouse of rooftops with Harbor and Bay in distance.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: This map shows 6 types of zones, as well as cemeteries and streets and includes portions of Greenfield, West Allis, West Milwaukee, and the city of Milwauk...
Description: Aerial view of General Mitchell International in Milwaukee, looking southeast to the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Date: 1915-07-24 ca.
Description: Storefront of the Philip Gross Hardware Company on the east side of N. Third Street, north of W. Wells Street. Grassler and Gezelschap is next door on the...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...
Description: Two men sit on top of a water tank wagon which is pulled by two horses. They are posing in front of the W.H. Perrigo Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist office...
Date: date unknown
Description: A river has overflown its banks and is flooding a road on a bridge. Some men are on the bridge are using sticks to move ice floes. Crowds of people are w...
Description: Three boats on right. Left side has two buildings and small boats in fog.
Description: YMCA running club members take a run.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Awnings stretch over the entrance and windows on the front facade.
Description: Cawker Building and surrounding commercial district at the northeast corner of N. Plankinton and W. Wells Streets.
Description: Color image of courthouse with a large tree in front. View taken at an angle to the building from across the street. Horse-drawn carriages are on the roa...
Description: An electric streetcar in Milwaukee with a large Gimbels sign in the background.
Description: Elevated view of Majestic Theater Vaudeville building, with pedestrians on the street, along with a streetcar and horse-drawn vehicles. The Schlitz Hotel i...
Description: Intersection of two gravel roads. Telephone poles, some with posters stapled to them, line the sides of the road, and residential housing and fields are vi...
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.
Description: Snowy Milwaukee street with the Edgewood streetcar, pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages. Men and women pass by a clock on the sidewalk. A Gimbels sign...
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