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Date: 1937 after
Description: Exterior view of the 800 block of South Third Street, with three large houses lining the road.
Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...
Description: View from street of three people standing in front of a small house. There is a small Oeil-de-boeuf window in the upper story. The windows have shutters an...
Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.
Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...
Date: 1881 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Notre Dame Hall through a stone archway.
Date: date unknown
Description: From a doorway framing the image, a man can be seen waving while standing in a yard during a snowstorm. Behind him an automobile is parked in a garage.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking southwest from the Milwaukee County Court House. Labeled in the image are the Wells Building, the Railway Exchange Building and the P...
Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...
Description: Elevated view looking east along West State Street between Eighth and Ninth Streets. Numerous buildings line the road, along which cable cars are travelin...
Description: John Hahn, stands in the street near his horse drawn moving cart. The side of the cart says 'John Hahn Piano & Furniture Moving'. The cart, John Hahn, and...
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...
Description: A group of women and girls and one man sitting outside on benches and chairs sewing clothes and talking. On the right, a woman has a baby stroller beside h...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Historic marker placed on the site of the first cabin built in Milwaukee, 1795. A replica cabin is behind. The plaque says: On this site the first permane...
Description: Old Government Lighthouse at Lake Park. The lighthouse is connected to a house, surrounded by shrubs.
Description: Elevated stereoview looking over the city of Milwaukee. In the background is a church, and factory buildings with smoke flowing out of the chimneys.
Description: Front view of apartment building located at 920 N. 15th Street. Caption on the negative reads, "Looking East at 920 N. 15th Street."
Date: 1901 before
Description: Elevated view looking Northeast from dome of the Milwaukee County Court House. Several churches are visible among the dwellings.
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