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Description: Elevated view of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad stockyards, at about 25th Street.
Date: 1914-07-29 ca.
Description: Individuals and children sitting on benches in the foreground of the residential park with others in the middleground laying on the grass near the water fo...
Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...
Description: The smoke stack is several inches out of plumb, which was the reason the photographer took the photograph. Located on a waterfront.
Description: Fuel station attendant pumping gas from an International DR-60 Mobiloil fuel truck at Wadhams Oil Company. The gas station is built in a Chinese-style arch...
Description: A man picks up grass from a lawn, with garbage bags of mowed lawn clippings lined up behind him. A lawn mower stands on the sidewalk nearby.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Paved driveway, cobblestones, leading to the loading platform of the Pabst Brewing Co. In the background, three horses stand near a wagon loaded with barre...
Description: Aunt Helen and Will shaking hands in a clearing near the edge of a small lake at the Garden Place.
Description: Crew of the railroad car ferry "City of Milwaukee" demonstrating for a 40-hour week and overtime pay. The "City of Milwaukee" ferried Grand Trunk Western...
Date: 1940 before
Description: Formerly the home of Alexander Mitchell, at West Wisconsin Avenue and Tenth Street; in 1917 it became the Wisconsin Club. Entrance gate in the winter. Wr...
Description: Workers stocking the strike kitchen of Local 50, United Packinghouse Workers of America (Plankinton Packing Company). Left to right: Fred Koratko, Corneli...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Pabst Whitefish Bay Resort on the shores of Lake Michigan, with crowds of individuals walking up the numerous paths that lead to the resort's entrance.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn Milwaukee grain binder in a field.
Description: Harold Gauer stands with an unidentified woman in front of a tennis net, both holding tennis racquets.
Date: 1931 before
Description: Small clusters of fire fighters work to put out a fire with fire hoses, which are aimed high at a building covered in smoke.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The Miller Brewing wagon, filled with barrels of beer, and a Miller delivery truck. The caption on the photograph reads "1855-1939".
Description: View down Milwaukee street with strolling pedestrians on the sidewalk. The large commercial buildings include the Gridley Dairy Co. storefront. There is al...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Worker using a motorized shop cart ("shop mule") to transport parts between buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The cart was manufactur...
Description: A corner store with a large electric sign on top. Men are on the sidewalk in front of the store, and a horse-drawn vehicle and bicycles are on the right.
Date: date unknown
Description: Eleven motorcyclists wearing sashes stand in between two news service cars in front of the Milwaukee Journal building. Another row of men stand behi...
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