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Date: 1940 before
Description: Exterior of building from shoreline looking out to Lake Michigan. Along the pier are numerous docked boats and sailboats moored in water. On the left autom...
Date: 1930 before
Description: Front entrance of building. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and three motorcars are on the road in front of the entrance.
Date: 1871 before
Description: The building has a fence around it and the yard is filled with trees. Pedestrians are in the road, as well as a man riding a horse.
Description: Elevated view of main hospital building on the top of a hill. Two other buildings are on the right, the one in the foreground a large house.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: North of Wells Street with a bridge visible on the right. Two large smokestacks, and a tall building with a clock breakup the skyline. On the left is a bi...
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: 1901 after
Description: A man tips his hat to a passing woman as horse-drawn carts and pedestrians navigate through the dirt and mud of Milwaukee streets, thereby illustrating tha...
Date: 1886 before
Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...
Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.
Description: View from the street of three people standing in front of a small house. There is a small Oeil-de-boeuf window in the upper story. The windows have shutter...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Looking north from Michigan Bridge towards another bridge. There is a clock tower on the distant right. The large building near the bridge also has a clock...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View from bridge of City Hall at North Water, North Market, and East Wells Streets, and East Kilbourn Avenue.
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: 1934 ca.
Description: This map is attached to a cover. Streets, points of interest, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan are labeled. The bottom margin of the map includes a s...
Description: Bored travelers at General Mitchell International Airport, apparently taking their cue from a droopy travel poster advertising vacations in the sunny Carib...
Description: Letterhead of J. Knauber & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building and traffic in the surrounding streets contai...
Description: Three women in hats and long skirts walk with umbrellas in the rain.
Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS.
An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...
Description: Small postcard partially colored. View also includes two trees and a horse-drawn carriage.
Description: The "James E. McAlpine" in tow of tugboat "Conrad Starke" on the Milwaukee River.
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