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Photograph

Snowy Traffic Jam

Date: 1967-02-02 

Description: Winter scene of a snowstorm that hit Milwaukee just at rush hour creating a traffic headache for homebound commuters (seen here at Wisconsin and Milwaukee...

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Cadillac with Jonas top, the body of which was constructed by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1915 before

Description: View looking east from Third Street, down the avenue. Buildings line the road, with signs and advertisements. Roads and sidewalks are crowded with horse-...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The U.S. Coast Guard Station on the left. Railroad tracks pass by a hill that goes up to the right. Two communications towers flank the Coast Guard Station...

Date: 1905 after

Description: View along the river, with a raised bridge with a steamboat passing through. River surrounded by buildings on both sides. A clock tower is in the backgroun...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: The F. Dohmen Company Wholesale Druggists. A salesman's catalog with removable screwed bindings and pages of note paper bound between catalog pages. (One o...

Photograph

A Small Ford Truck

Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Ford truck, the body of which was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Tracks are underneath the viaduct in the bottom of the image, and houses line the right side.

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.

Date: 1941-04-10 

Description: Men are working among stripped trees in a demolition area on Kilbourn Avenue.

Photograph

Streetcar Terminal

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Streetcars are lined up in front of the buildings on the right. On the left people are walking down the sidewalk. A poster hangs from the front of the trol...

Date: 1930 

Description: Model of a gas station from an exhibit of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright at the Layton Art Gallery in Milwaukee, which toured the United States between 19...

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View towards railroad depot, with automobiles and several horse-drawn vehicles. A group of people are standing on the platform.

Date: 1915-04-01 ca.

Description: Northwest corner of 3rd and Wells Street, facing the Milwaukee Commercial School. A police officer directs traffic in the foreground, with pedestrians on t...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Station. The station with the clock tower is on the right, and the tracks and train shed are on the left. Pedestrians are...

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date: 1914-03-19 

Description: Commercial district looking towards East Wisconsin Avenue from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurace home office at Van Buren Street. The Feder...

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: 1492 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Built in 1886 by John Plankinton for his daughter Elizabeth. Edward T. Mix was the architect. Listed in the National Register of...

Date: 1958-03-29 

Description: A young boy rings a locomotive bell. Other artifacts of locomotive history are on the table before him with members of the Milwaukee chapter of the Nationa...

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