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"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...

Date: 1954 before

Description: Exterior view of 1444 Prospect Avenue in winter.


Cawker Buliding

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The northeast corner of the Cawker Building at W. Wells Street and N. Plankinton Avenue.

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee Map Folder

Date: 1925 

Description: This map shows the routes of half-day and all-day trips from the Milwaukee area. The map highlights roads, land parcels, routes and destinations. Lake Mic...

Date: 1967-07-25 

Description: Newspaper caption reads: "Passersby don't know it, but what appears to be a coonskin cap around the neck of Todd Vasas, 16, of 2773 S. Shore Drive, is the...


Grove Street

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...

Date: 1931-10-17 

Description: View from below of blimp, USS "Akron" during a test flight that took it over Milwaukee.

Date: 1937-05-11 

Description: Elevated view of a man loading burlap bags from a loading dock onto the bed of an International D-50 truck owned by the Materials Transit Company.


Plankinton House

Date: 1910 before

Description: Postcard with image of hotel in the upper left corner. View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block w...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Washington Monument on Grand Avenue with a streetcar in the background.

Date: 1901 

Description: This map shows public schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, city wards, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes, t...

Date: 1937-05-11 

Description: An International D-50 truck carrying fire-building materials parked near a loading dock. A man is standing near the back of the truck loading one of the sa...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the landing chassis for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1972 

Description: Left to right: Holton, Merrill, and Johnson Halls. Cars are parked along the road, including a Ford Gremlin and Chevrolet Camaro, in the lower part of the...


Lakefront Walkway

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Visitors of Milwaukee's sixth annual Midsummer Festival. Men and women walk on the lakefront walkways.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Jones Island, with some houses near the water and An industrial area across the river. On the right are a number of railroad tracks next to a road. A sign...

Date: 1985-02-23 

Description: Young Ben Schreiner of Slinger waiting near the Republic Airlines ticket counter at General Mitchell International Airport for a vacation flight to Florida...

Date: 1960-10-08 

Description: The speakers platform during a Presidential campaign rally for Richard M. Nixon at Billy Mitchell Airport in Milwaukee. With Nixon on the platform are Kirb...


Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. The Hotel Pfister is on the corner.

Date: 1915 

Description: Stamp advertising the 1915 Wisconsin State Fair. Includes an illustration of a woman waving a "Wis." pennant, overlooking crowds at the fairground. Stamp t...

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