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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Lithographing & Engraving Company, with a three-quarter view of the building, set into a decorated border with the name of the...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.
Date: 1870 before
Description: Stereograph; looking down a wide, tree-lined dirt road. A fence is visible behind the tree line on the right.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of building on corner in downtown area. There are horse-drawn vehicles in the street, and pedestrians on the sidewalk and crossing the street...
Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).
Description: A large building has partially collapsed from a fire. Fire fighters, some of them standing on the roof of a building next door, aim large streams of water...
Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...
Date: 1910 before
Description: Northeast corner of the intersection, future site of the Stephenson Building. A cigar store stands on the corner, with a harness store on the left, and mo...
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: 1937 ca.
Description: First floor of a two-story house that is in the middle of being constructed. Other duplexes and houses are visible in the background.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Hospital Buildings. Designed in 1879 by H.C. Koch, a local architect, the hospital plans were based upon the "pavilion system" then popular in certain part...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the imag...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Postcard reproduction of an exterior view of Milwaukee City Hall.
Description: Exposition Building.
Description: Mack building on the southwest corner of N. Water Street and E. Wisconsin Avenue. Rank and Motteram Co. jewelery business inside the Mack building. Several...
Description: View of old sailing boats at a shoreline with elevator A in the background.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Central Building. Six-story building with cars along the road next to it. In the lower foreground is a parking lot with a sign listing parking as 15 cents.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Skilled Trade Division, at 511-A West Wells Street, Lot 1119. Men's Department-Skilled Trade and Clerical Division; Division for the Physically Disabled....
Description: Large group of construction workers walking through neighborhood of houses that are in the middle of being constructed.
Description: A fire boat is next to a dock with burning objects. Fire fighters on the boat are using high-powered hoses to put out a fire. Smoke and steam fill the bac...
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