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Photograph

Wells Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Traffic on Wells Street with the Germania Newspaper weekly building in the background.

Photograph

Elevator "A"

Date: 1980 before

Description: Stereograph; elevated view of what was supposedly the largest elevator in the world at the time. Though there is a Peirce & Whaling Company imprint over t...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: At the corner of Fourth Street and Reservoir Avenue. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and a horse-drawn carriage is in front.

Postcard

Elks' Club

Date: 1910 before

Description: Building with arched entrance and four stories from across the road. Two buildings are on either side.

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date:  

Description: Milwaukee trolley that is pulled by two horses. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. O...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Corner of Grove and Mineral Streets with cars parked along the road. Storefronts line the streets. The Goodwill store, a used car dealership and a water to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Shops contained on first floor of a Victorian structure, one of which belongs to a woman named Mary. Standing in front are her husband and two sons. Furthe...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Date: 1905 after

Description: South Entrance; in the background is a lighthouse. In the center is a bridge flanked by carved stone lions. A man on a motor car is crossing the bridge.

Date: 1913-11-29 ca.

Description: Park near hotels and Gimbels building. Caption says, "View N.E. from C. M. & St. P. Depot". Presently, it is Zeidler Union Square on W. Everett Street betw...

Photograph

Film Crew on Street

Date: 1990 

Description: Film crew on street for "Dillinger," a made-for-TV movie shot in Milwaukee's Third Ward.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Gothic style church. On the right is a road, with a smaller gray building in the background.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The entrance on the left has a small domed tower. On the right is a chimney.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.

Photograph

Milwaukee Streetcar

Date:  

Description: Milwaukee streetcar and its passengers. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. Originals...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking north from the foot of Milwaukee's main thoroughfare, Wisconsin Avenue. Lincoln Memorial Drive winds its way along the lagoon in Juneau...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Wisconsin Street at night.

Date: 1905 after

Description: South entrance; a car with two people is crossing the bridge. Stone lions flank the bridge on each corner. A lighthouse is in the background.

Photograph

Commission Row

Date:  

Description: A view of Commission Row, known for its fresh produce markets, looking northwest on N. Broadway between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets.

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