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Date: 1938 ca.
Description: A group of children sit at tables in a library reading books and magazines while a librarian looks on from her circulation desk. When it opened in 1938, th...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.
Description: Group portrait of neighborhood children and adults gathered on a street in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point that is being re-paved. Many...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking east between Second and Third streets. City Hall is visible in the left center background. Signs and billboards dot several buildin...
Description: Front view of main building behind trees on the lawn. A fountain is in front of the entrance. A flag waves at the top of the building.
Description: Interior view of the Milwaukee Auditorium during an event.
Description: Interior view of the crowds in the Wisconsin Industry Building and the building's unusual art deco decoration. Few photographs depict African Americans at...
Description: Slightly elevated view of two reporters, Veronica Macias from TMJ4, and a man from WFRV-TV Local 5, who are standing on grass behind metal fence barricades...
Description: Aerial view of the factory surrounded by fields, roads, and several houses, as well as the railroad tracks that go around the building.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Commercial building with road (Broad Street) in foreground. Cars are parked in the lot, with Village Hall and residences in the background.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Close-up of seats in Pabst Theater.
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...
Description: Main hall with description of location. Hall was 225 feet long, 100 feet wide and 65 feet high. Also gives basement size under main hall (36,000 square f...
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: date unknown
Description: Elevated stereoview looking over the city of Milwaukee. In the background is a church, and factory buildings with smoke flowing out of the chimneys.
Description: A lighthouse is in the background, as well as several other buildings in the distance. The bridge is flanked by stone lions on each corner.
Date: 1911 before
Description: Four-story extended building. A woman with an umbrella is near the left entrance, and a man is walking across the raised lawn near the center right.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A pioneer Scandinavian immigrant hotel on Clinton Street, south side, built before the Civil War. Posters are a board on the left side of the house, and a...
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