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Description: A group of boys play a game of cards while sitting on the ground between the steps of some houses. At least four boys wear caps, three are wearing pants wi...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Club building exterior. Club has three levels, with a five story tower. Originally a home turned into a club, the building has many windows, a few balconie...
Description: Women casting ballots at the Lithographers' Local #7 Strike vote. The ballot box is on a stage at the front of a large crowded room.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Located on 4th Street; only the first floor is visible through the trees. The house sits on a small hill above the street. Two chairs sit in the lawn on...
Description: An interior image of St. Catherine Catholic Church during the marriage ceremony of Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934).
Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...
Date: 1982 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of a large crowd of music fans gathered at Summerfest, looking northeast toward the current site of Discovery World. Sailboats are on Lake...
Date: date unknown
Description: Interior view showing counters, cases, and ornate carved cabinets along the walls display merchandise. Other details include a painted ceiling and column,...
Description: Vel Phillips stands while speaking with a man at the corner of a table. Another man can be seen just behind her. The men are wearing suits and neckties. Ve...
Description: Bird's-eye view of the Summerfest grounds. The Miller Jazz Oasis and Miller Cafe are in the foreground, and the TV 6 Comedy Cabaret and the Main Stage are...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: Two women studying at a table at Milwaukee-Downer College. There is a tapestry on one wall and a vase of flowers and several books on the table.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Art Deco room named "The Snake Pit." Redone in the 1950's. Milwaukee Athletic club, on Broadway at Mason Street.
Description: Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934) stand together looking out a window. She is wearing a white satin princess-style gown with...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Unidentified people waiting or conferring, possibly lawyer and clients at a courthouse.
Date: 1955 after
Description: Juneau Park. Front entrance of cabin with a stone chimney on the right.
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: 1900 ca.
Description: Dining room in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The lib...
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking southwest from the Milwaukee County Court House. Labeled in the image are the Wells Building, the Railway Exchange Building and the P...
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