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Description: A mother reads stories on her front steps to children from around the block.
Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, including the grandstands, racetrack, and parking lot.
Date: date unknown
Description: Hotel is on the left, and the Y.M.C.A. is next door. Across the street is a building with a billboard for the Boston Store, Coca-Cola, and furnished rooms.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A large crowd has gathered to hear a carnival barker sell bottles of something at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Cure-all-pills? Snake-oils? No sign...
Description: An International CO-192 truck leads a 25-piece circus parade through downtown streets. The parade originated at Circus World Museum in Baraboo. Additional...
Description: Elevated view southeast from the courthouse at E. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Jackson Street. The Northwestern Mutual home office building and Chicago and North...
Description: Three women at a Civilian Defense Rally, one of whom is sitting on a bicycle. Children and adults are standing in the street and on the curb in the backgro...
Description: Children in costumes stand with adults near decorated baby carriages and coaster wagons before a Fourth of July parade. One of the wagons is covered and ha...
Description: Boys loafing on the playground in the director's absence. Most of them are sitting on a wall next to a building on the edge of the playground.
Description: Exterior of saloon recreation center, with "1886 PH Best Brewing Co." etched onto the brick above the windows. The windows have lettering advertising "Summ...
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereograph of elevated view looking northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...
Description: View from street of man carrying ice out of the rear bumper of an International D-300 truck owned by the Wisconsin Ice & Coal Company. The text on the truc...
Date: 1866 before
Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...
Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railway depot. A number of pedestrians are waiting for the train.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a tugboat pulling a lake steamer on the Milwaukee River under an open drawbridge near the Electric Company.
Description: Group of well-dressed men and women posed outdoors in a line, probably on a street in Milwaukee. Possibly a group of convention delegates, since all are we...
Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...
Date: 1931 before
Description: The Frank Braeger is moored on the shore of Jones Island with steam issuing from the pipe, with the crew posing on the boat. In the background a man...
Description: Adults are standing around two girls with decorated baby carriages before a Fourth of July parade. There is a house, yard and automobile in the background.
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Downtown street on a rainy night.
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