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Date: 1948 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, and Elsie the Cow and her calf Beauregard, stand on a parade float with two men in downtown Milwaukee, while a male o...

Date: 1930 

Description: Rows of finished tractors cover a yard outside Milwaukee Works. On the left is a water tower, and in the foreground are railroad tracks with rail cars.

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Date:  ca.

Description: The first depot built in Milwaukee, it served the Milwaukee & Waukesha Railroad which became the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad and eventually the Chicag...


Milwaukee River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...


Bradford Beach

Date: 1957-06-21 

Description: View along shoreline of crowded Bradford beach.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...


Aerial View of Falk

Date: 1973-01 

Description: Aerial view of the Falk Corporation. Falk caption reads, "Black and white negatives, furnished to advertising department by J. Blank. See similar color pic...


Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch with C.L. Moore and Henry Kuttner, who were visiting from California. They are standing outside on a wall in front of Bloch's...

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: 1914 before

Description: View of downtown Milwaukee riverbank before the First National Bank was built in 1914. Advertising painted on the sides of buildings includes B. Mock & So...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A building on the left has a large sign for Gimbel's on its roof. Beyond the river in the background are two large s...


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: 1971-05-01 

Description: Susan Beckman, a student nurse at County General Hospital, carries a sign protesting the portrayal of nurses in a movie "The Student Nurses".


Description: A crowd of young boys in an alley gathers behind a woman, possibly a suffragist, who appears to have thrown something. From the interior of the building on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children’s class of the Milwaukee Turners, gathered outside in a park. George Brosius appears on the platform and several people are wearing band uniforms....

Date: 1957-08-27 

Description: William Proxmire, his wife, Ellen (to Proxmire's right), and his supporters celebrate his victory in the special election to fill the Senate seat vacated u...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Decorated truck driven by Leonard Greachowiak through downtown in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. The beribboned pickup displays a sign that...


Description: Elevated exterior view of Everett Street Station, also called the New Passenger Station facing Fourth Ward Park (later renamed Zeidler Park).

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