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Date: date unknown
Description: Two visible steamboats, looking up the Milwaukee River from the north bank, near the foot of the N. Milwaukee Street. Both steamboats are of the Goodrich T...
Description: "This is the famous Milwaukee Ale House located at 233 N Water Street. Standing in front are Ethan A Casper and Parker Hren. This is the first time we have...
Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 248 paraded on Wisconsin Avenue to draw attention to the fact that employees of the Packer Packing...
Date: ????-08-31 date unknown
Description: A mason at work puts mortar on a brick.
Description: Demolition of a smokestack. The stack is falling into a pile of rubble not far from the road.
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...
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: 1969-07 ca.
Description: Senator William Proxmire hands his cards to constituents outside a Milwaukee grocery store.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Pabst Theater sign adorned with gilded harp.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A group sitting on the lawn at Washington Park. Louis Oto Stauff is wearing the bowler hat. The women behind him are identified as Ella Augusta Reinhardt S...
Description: Elevated view of exterior of Plankinton House from across the street.
Date: 1914-07-17 ca.
Description: Steamboat "E.L. Wallace" on the Menominee River looking east from the 16th Street viaduct. Coal yards are on the banks of the harbor.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Metal bridge over river with three men standing near the railing.
Description: A group of boys play a game of cards while sitting on the ground between the steps of some houses. At least four boys wear caps, three are wearing pants wi...
Description: Skateboarders take a break.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A businessman, dressed in a suit coat and hat looks up while standing near two police officers. Behind them is a crowd of pedestrians on a street.
Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...
Description: A group of girls playing jacks on a city sidewalk. All the girls are wearing dresses, and two infants are present, one in a carriage and one in the lap of...
Description: In 2001 the former Copeland Service Station reopened as a coffee shop in Milwaukee's Sherman Park neighborhood. The restored building is located at 4924 We...
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...
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