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Description: Letterhead of the Mayor's Office, with a three-quarter view of the Milwaukee courthouse and people standing or walking by the building.


View from the Top

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Overhead view looking down from a tall building at passing traffic and workmen on suspended scaffolding near the sidewalk.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.


Wisconsin Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from Grand Avenue overlooking Buscule Bridge.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...


J.C. Iversen & Co.

Date: 1900 before

Description: Four-level building with shorter buildings flanking it on either side. On the road in front two carriages are visible, drawn by horses. A group of men ar...


Description: Exterior of the Passenger Depot. Front view of building with clock tower, and lawn with trees are visible.

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...

Date: 1952 

Description: Looking down Wells Street from the first Wisconsin National Bank Building. Commerce office on lower left.


Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: Taylor barn being moved. A tractor and a truck are pulling the barn, which is on a platform, through the snow. A smaller barn is on the left. On the rig...

Date: 1904 after

Description: View of the courthouse taken from across the street. A horse and carriage is parked on the lower right of the image.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Railroad station from across the street. The station has blue roofs, several cars are parked in front, and some trees are visible.

Date: 1891 

Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.


East Water Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: The Taylor barn is being moved by a truck in the snow. One man is in front of the truck, and another is on the left near a pile of wood. Two cars are in th...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Front view of the courthouse, with several trees. People are sitting at various benches and tables in the space in front of the courthouse, and pigeons ar...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of depot from the street. Taken about a block from the building, the image has a trolley, pedestrians, carriages, and signs for the Davison Theatre a...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked in front of the Kearns Equipment Inc., building, 3539 W. State Street.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Downtown aerial view with the Milwaukee River and City Hall.

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...

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