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Date: date unknown
Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: View of Pabst Theater's auditorium and stage from upper balcony.
Description: Blocks of snow and ice are piled up in a river at a bridge. A large group of people are standing on the bridge. A person on the left has a long pole, tryin...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...
Description: Close-up of seats in Pabst Theater.
Description: A portrait of eight young boys posed standing and sitting on the side of a street. Four of the boys wear caps, and along the street in the background are h...
Date: 1919-09-12 ca.
Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...
Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...
Description: Side view of a man presumably kicking a football. He is in a lot, and houses are in the background.
Description: A milkman stands inside a Golden Guernsey Dairy delivery truck loading bottles into a carrier. The truck is parked at a curb and a house is in the backgrou...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Main hall with description of location. Hall was 225 feet long, 100 feet wide and 65 feet high. Also gives basement size under main hall (36,000 square f...
Date: 1901 before
Description: Elevated view looking northwest from Division Street and East Water Street. Rooftop of building in foreground has laundry hanging from a line. In the back...
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Tracks are underneath the viaduct in the bottom of the image, and houses line the right side.
Description: Close-up of replica chandelier in the Pabst theater.
Date: 1963 ca.
Description: Detail view along front porches of frame residences.
Description: Exterior of building just prior to demolition. At the time, the building was occupied by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Three and one-half story...
Description: Exterior view from street of home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House...
Description: A group of spectators including men, women, and children standing at a railing watching some type of sporting event in a field where a large crowd is gathe...
Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...
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