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Photograph

Flying Santa

Date: 1966-11-20 

Description: As a crowd of onlookers watch, Santa Claus alights from his special holiday helicopter with the help of an aide at Southgate Shopping Center.

Date: 1955-10-16 

Description: Burkie West and his grandaughter Catherine West answer a police officer's questions after their automobile was hit by a train. Both incurred minor injuries...

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...

Date: 1984-04-05 

Description: Corky Barker washing down his motorcycle in front on his home at 2734 South Superior Street.

Photograph

Wells Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Traffic on Wells Street with the Germania Newspaper weekly building in the background.

Photograph

The Snow Flyer

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Harold O. Hornburg of Hartland, Wisconsin, who stated that "he is standing on the front of the machine with his hands on his hips. His bu...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: The metal structure of a Lawson Air Liner fuselage on wooden supports inside a hangar. Probably the Milwaukee plant.

Photograph

Motorcycle Crowd

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of motorcyclists and enthusiasts gathering outside of a barn.

Date: 1989-03-27 

Description: Father on a bicycle towing son on a scooter.

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee and Suburbs

Date: 1948 

Description: This map of Milwaukee and surrounding suburbs includes an index to the orange bus, rapid transit, street car, trackless trolley, and the green bus lines. T...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Milwaukee Electric Rapid Transit at 20-23rd Streets and St. Paul, looking southeast from a hillside. Snow is on the ground, the buildings, and the large pi...

Date: 1890 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Several pedestrians cross a city street on a rainy day.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Date: 1921 before

Description: Several men stand talking by a car, with Harley Davidson motorcycles in front of them. A child stands between the photographer and the bikes.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cargo ship on the river with a derrick.

Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

Print

Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

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