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Date: date unknown
Description: People lined along a bridge watching a steamboat in difficulty.
Description: Snowy Milwaukee street with the Edgewood streetcar, pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages. Men and women pass by a clock on the sidewalk. A Gimbels sign...
Description: Three fire fighters holding a hose to put out a fire. One is standing on a ladder, while water is pouring out of the building onto the sidewalk and into t...
Date: 1934 after
Description: A man is walking on the raised sidewalk in front of the building near a fence. On the windows is written "Lakehouse Lunch Room".
Date: 1951 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Avenue at Sixth Street, looking east from near the front of the Milwaukee Public Library (left foreground). Taken at night; lighted clocks read 9...
Description: Elevated view. As part of Boy Scout Day at the Wisconsin State Fair, a contingent of scout flag bearers marches over the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge over the M...
Date: 1931 before
Description: Small clusters of fire fighters work to put out a fire with fire hoses, which are aimed high at a building covered in smoke.
Description: View from interior of a man wearing sunglasses, and a woman at the snack counter at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Two women are behind the counter s...
Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.
Description: A young girl dances near a man wearing a tie on the announcer's platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microphone is visible, and in the b...
Description: A young girl stands behind a microphone on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background are a road and commercial buildings.
Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...
Date: 1938-12 ca.
Description: A device spraying water to create an ice rink. The rink was 115 x 200 ft. and was opened sometime during Christmas week 1938. There are houses and pedestri...
Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...
Description: Well-dressed pedestrians walking on a downtown Milwaukee Street.
Description: A long line of fire fighters in the street are aiming fire hoses at a building. Coils of hoses cover the street.
Description: Elevated stereographic view of J.C. Iversen and Company on the west side of Water Street (north of Grand Avenue). Other stores include: Adam Koch Restauran...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
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...
Description: Afermath of the fire of June 4, 1905. A chimney and some burnt out walls still stand. The area around the ruins is fenced off. The top of the building t...
Description: Elevated view of horse-drawn carts filled with hay and parked in rows at a market. Men stand between the rows, and houses surround the market square.
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