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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: 1875 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...
Description: A man loads the rear of an International D-50 truck owned by Mobilgas while parked outside what appears to be a service station.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Colored print of the river. Bridge is raised as a steamboat passes through. River is bordered by buildings with a clock tower in the background.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue looking east, probably from the Pabst Building.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...
Description: Exterior of building, with a peaked roof with embellishments on the edge. Two bas-relief figures of a man and woman carrying food and drink are set in the...
Description: The F. Dohmen Company Wholesale Druggists. A salesman's catalog with removable screwed bindings and pages of note paper bound between catalog pages. (One o...
Description: Looking northeast from N. Water and E. Buffalo Streets. Cars are parked on the side of Water Street, and streetcar tracks run down the street. Caption on n...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Theater with many signs, one of which is advertising a matinee. Several other buildings are visible to the left of the building. A large crowd of people...
Date: date unknown
Description: A group of men, possibly employees, pose in front of Greene & Button Co. store among boxes and crates of various goods.
Description: 1030 N. Third Street, seen from State Street Bridge. Signs for the building are on the top floor. More billboards can be seen on buildings in the backgroun...
Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.
Description: A large pile of coal sits under a tarp, while an empty truck waits nearby. Industrial buildings and water towers are across the river. One has a sign that...
Description: Westmore Hotel and surrounding commercial area looking north from N. 5th and W. Clybourn Streets. Automobiles parked on both sides of the street and in par...
Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.
Description: Letterhead of the Ambrosia Chocolate Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of chocolate confectionery and cocoa, with an elevated view of the comp...
Date: 1886-07-03 after
Description: The east side of the Schlitz Palm Garden at N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and was one of the...
Description: Women from Pittsburgh AFL Retail Clerks' Union Local 1365 picket at the Milwaukee store.
Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from W. North Avenue. Bauch goods and other unidentified businesses visible on 3rd Street. There are automobiles and streetc...
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