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Church on Fire

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.

Date: 1912-10 

Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).

Date: 1910 before

Description: Northeast corner of the intersection, future site of the Stephenson Building. A cigar store stands on the corner, with a harness store on the left, and mo...


Circus Parade

Date: 1963-06 

Description: A Sauk County traffic police vehicle leads a line of circus wagons through past two church buildings during a parade originating at Circus World Museum in...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: First floor of a two-story house that is in the middle of being constructed. Other duplexes and houses are visible in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hospital Buildings. Designed in 1879 by H.C. Koch, a local architect, the hospital plans were based upon the "pavilion system" then popular in certain part...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Postcard reproduction of an exterior view of Milwaukee City Hall.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Central Building. Six-story building with cars along the road next to it. In the lower foreground is a parking lot with a sign listing parking as 15 cents.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Skilled Trade Division, at 511-A West Wells Street, Lot 1119. Men's Department-Skilled Trade and Clerical Division; Division for the Physically Disabled....

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Large group of construction workers walking through neighborhood of houses that are in the middle of being constructed.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This blue print map shows village limits, collector residential streets, and primary residential streets. The upper right corner features a key to street t...

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view from a hill of an alley connecting Park Hill Avenue and Mount Vernon Avenue, looking west from the Interurban Line. There is a person on top...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Looking southwest. The facility has since become part of the U.S. Veterans Administration Center at 5000 West National Avenue. Two paths and trees surroun...

Date: 1938-10-01 

Description: J. Robert Taylor fixing a screen door. He is standing on the inside of the door, with a hammer in his right hand.

Date: 1910 before

Description: Pond and paths in front of the conservatory.

Date: 1940 

Description: A man cleans a residential street with an International I-14 tractor with a Hough sweeper attached.

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Central Building. Seven story building with a walkway connecting to the second floor over the road on the right. Cars are parked in front...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A monument in front of the Milwaukee Public Library and Museum. A portion of the dome can be seen on top of the library. A horse and carriage are on the fa...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."

Date: 1955-12-01 

Description: Neon lights up Wisconsin Avenue on a winter night in Milwaukee.

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