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Description: Image of damaged ship on the Milwaukee River. The "Christopher Columbus" was a popular cruise vessel launched in 1893 and used to traverse the Great Lakes....
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Looking west on W. Wisconsin Avenue from N. 3rd Street, featuring Woolworth's, Boston Store, and the Schroeder Hotel. An Edgewood-bound bus is stopped in f...
Description: Exterior of A.O. Smith Laboratories. Architects were Holabird and Root.
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of lake, in the upper left. A town with dwellings and other buildings are along the shoreline. Part of the airplane is on the right.
Description: Lily E., a schooner converted to the South Shore Yacht Club's floating club house, until the winter of 1921. The club house is at the foot of Nock Street i...
Description: A woman dressed for winter weather and seated in the back of a touring car, looks coyly at the photographer. She is surrounded by holiday gifts and package...
Description: Looking East down middle of avenue. Numerous vehicles are on the road, with a few pedestrians visible. A sign identifies the Republican Hotel on the left,...
Description: CIO members joined Lincoln Brigade veterans in a demonstration on Wisconsin Avenue last week to demand the breaking off of U.S. diplomatic relations with F...
Description: Elevated view of many horse-drawn vehicles on a main street in an unidentified rural village, perhaps at a farmer's fair. A crowd of men is standing outsid...
Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...
Description: Smoke is rising from a burning building in the city. The building on the left has a billboard supporting the Packers. A bridge and river can be seen in th...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked in front of the Kearns Equipment Inc., building, 3539 W. State Street.
Description: A 1914 Ford truck, the body of which was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.
Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Journal Tour Club, a national automobile club, with a three-quarter view of the company building surrounded by scenes of a hote...
Description: Mill drive purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by Duval. Original Falk caption reads, "260 inch x 34 inch single helical split ring gear... part of a phot...
Description: Looking north on N. Water Street toward City Hall. The streets are filled with automobiles and streetcars. Sidewalks are bustling with pedestrians.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: 3rd and Walnut Streets? A motorcar and a horse-drawn carriage are parked on the right of the building.
Description: Cars parked in front of Six Point Bottle House (a tavern), 3519 W. Fond du Lac Avenue.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of building, with a flag flying from the roof. The street has parked cars and pedestrians.
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