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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...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Davidson Theatre and Hotal at 135-137 Third Street. Signs for advertisements identify the buildings that are visible. Carriages and people are on the road...
Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. The man is holding the woman almost parallel to the ice whi...
Description: Young women carrying purses and wearing very large hats are walking down a sidewalk. A person on the left is holding an umbrella, and one woman is holding...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...
Description: City Hall and North Water Street in downtown Milwaukee.
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: 1903 ca.
Description: View from Wisconsin river looking east. The Pabst Building is on the northwest corner of N. Water Street and E. Wisconsin Avenue with the Mack building to...
Description: Uptown Post #400 Drill Team in formation firing a salute on Armistice Day while passers-by pause to pay their respects.
Date: 1914-05-30 ca.
Description: Juneau Park looking north from approximately E. Mason Street with the Chicago and North Western railroad tracks on the right. The Lake Michigan shoreline i...
Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Six story building with three flag poles above the main entrance. Several people are on the sidewalk around the building and cars parked on the road.
Description: A man and two young children, a boy and a girl, ride an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind them written on the wall of a bu...
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.
Description: Children playing in a park playground, mainly on a large swing set.
Description: A woman and children sit around a picnic table with a variety of cakes displayed.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: A fishing settlement. Two piers at the shoreline with a sandy beach, one with a ramp next to it. There are several buildings in the background. Two tugbo...
Date: 1912-11-17 ca.
Description: Menomonee Valley railroad yard looking northeast to 6th Street viaduct. The George Schulz box factory was on N. 5th Street and W. Clybourn Street.
Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on th...
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