1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: A watercolor of the Catholic Cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street. Hölzlhuber was choirmaster here between 1856 an...

Photograph

Cass Street

Date: 1888 

Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862 

Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...

Date: 1901 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...

Date: 1870 

Description: Buildings along Wisconsin Avenue lining a wide dirt road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A river has overflown its banks and is flooding a road on a bridge. Some men are on the bridge are using sticks to move ice floes. Crowds of people are w...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of men loading bags marked "U.S. Mail" from a truck into a Lawson Airliner No. 2. Alfred Lawson in his flight gear is standing on a...

Date: 1894 after

Description: Also the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building. Large building on the corner of National Avenue, with a sign for the National Exchange Bank p...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murray’s addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...

Photograph

Storefronts on Road

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from dirt road, with buildings grouped on the left, with mailboxes, trees and a fence lining the road on the right. Horse-drawn carts are on the road,...

Photograph

Juneau Park

Date: 1914-05-30 ca.

Description: Juneau Park looking north from approximately E. Mason Street with the Chicago and North Western railroad tracks on the right. The Lake Michigan shoreline i...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A large sailing ship docked in Milwaukee Harbor.

Photograph

"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

Date:  

Description: A sidewalk view down 318 North Jefferson Street with Sebatian Gagliano's Florist Shop in the foreground. Several people stroll on the sidewalk.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on th...

Date: 1905 after

Description: South entrance; a car with two people is crossing the bridge. Stone lions flank the bridge on each corner. A lighthouse is in the background.

Date: 1968 

Description: Ernesto Chacon, a grape boycott organizer from Milwaukee, is wearing a jacket, sunglasses and a necklace around his neck. He is holding a United Farmworker...

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereograph. Looking northwest. Designed by Edward Townsend Mix, the building is said to be Wisconsin's premier example of the Victorian Gothic style of ar...

Date:  

Description: A street cleaning truck spraying water on a suburban street with houses in the background. The text on the driver's side door probably reads "US Dept. of A...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.