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Description: Two African American men unloading the cement chute during paving of Janesville Plank Road.
Date: date unknown
Description: Line of young men are walking across athletic field. In the left corner stands a group of onlookers, some of which have markings on the back of their jacke...
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #10, the "Hiawatha", built by the company shop in Milwaukee. There are houses in the far background along a ri...
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger gasoline powered concrete breaker on a residential street with an operator in the cab and men working on the ground. Houses and yar...
Description: Flora van Brink Hony Bader (nee Melkman) in backyard of her home on Farwell Avenue.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Side view of courthouse. Several cars are parked on the road lining the courthouse, and a woman is stepping onto the sidewalk near a fire hydrant.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: View of Milwaukee.
Description: A man is posed on an early motorcycle.
Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...
Description: Nine men are lined up along a road on their motorcycles. Men and boys are on the sidewalk behind them, wtih advertisements filling the wall behind the gro...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...
Description: Street view exterior of building. The roads are lined with cars.
Description: Notre Dame Hall through a stone archway. A statue is directly in front of the entrance.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: High, exterior view of Milwaukee's City Hall. Signs on the building read "Sinfonietta" and "Concert Tonight".
Description: Automobile exhaust on a cold February morning in Milwaukee.
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Women sun bathe near an express highway in Milwaukee.
Date: 1941 ca.
Description: Elevated view of hotel. On the lower right above the entrance is a sign for the Empire Room. Automobiles are parked on the street. A flag pole without a...
Description: View of dirt road running through homes and trees in a neighborhood. An automobile is parked in the foreground, at the end of the road. Text at foot of pho...
Date: 1913-09-14 ca.
Description: Looking northwest from the roof of Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street toward City Hall, Milwaukee courthouse an...
Description: Several men sit on and around motorcycles in the middle of the road. Pennants hang from some of the bikes.
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