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Von Stueben Statue

Date: 1952-12 

Description: In Washington park, Washington Park library in the background. Nighttime view, with snow falling. The statue of Frederick Von Steuben on horseback preside...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of A.O. Smith Laboratories. Architects were Holabird and Root.


City Hall

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view. Sign on front of City Hall says, "Help Prevent Fires," and the Henry Bergh statue and fountain is in front of the building. Severa...


Streetcar Terminal

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Streetcars are lined up in front of the buildings on the right. On the left people are walking down the sidewalk. A poster hangs from the front of the trol...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Downtown aerial view with the Milwaukee River and City Hall.

Date: 1952-10-03 

Description: Presidential candidate Dwight Eisenhower and Wisconsin Senator Joseph R. McCarthy together on the rear car of the "Eisenhower Special." The location of th...


Description: Exterior view of Milwaukee Water Works. A little boy rides a tricycle in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An aerial view of the Milwaukee County Airport. The office, also seen in Image ID: 11454 is visible in the lower left corner.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wells Street Viaduct.


City Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Wells Street Bridge occupies the bottom center of the image, with City Hall in the center background. Three men are walking on the bridge.


Union Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Station, located at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. Clock tower in center.

Date: 1971 

Description: Church front with steeple. Road with cars, lamp post, and shoveled snow.

Date: 1937-05-11 

Description: Elevated view of a man loading burlap bags from a loading dock onto the bed of an International D-50 truck owned by the Materials Transit Company.

Date: 1952 

Description: Milwaukee streets department employees repair the intersection of Meinecke Avenue and 12th Street. Behind them, a Blatz truck is making a delivery to the...


Ray Residence

Date: 1891 before

Description: Stereoview of the home of Charles Ray, 88 Prospect Street.

Date: 1955 before

Description: Aerial view of downtown, including railroad tracks in foreground.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date: 1899 

Description: This map shows parks, block numbers, Lake Michigan, and railroads. Relief is shown by contours. Also included is an explanation that lists how many miles o...


Motorcycle Rider

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is posed on an early motorcycle.

Date: 1949 before

Description: Welding a milk truck at the Heil Corporation in Milwaukee. The Heil company was founded by German-born Julius P. Heil in 1901. As the Heil Rail Joint Wel...

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