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Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1910 before

Description: Postcard with image of hotel in the upper left corner. View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block w...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the front half of fuselage for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Photograph

Dadd's Drugstore

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the intersection of Second Street and Grand Avenue (later renamed Wisconsin Avenue). Pictured on this corner is Dadd's Drug Store, 137 Grand Avenue...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Portrait of a small group of men, women, and children standing waist-deep in the water.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tractors and Engines at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1914-05-19 ca.

Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just after occupancy. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular w...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1912 before

Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...

Photograph

Downtown District

Date: 1914-05-23 ca.

Description: Looking north on N. Water Street from W. St. Paul Avenue. City Hall is visible in the left background.

Photograph

E.B. Garton

Date: 1914-10-17 

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of E.B. Garton, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1910 before

Description: Freighters lined up along river.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Factory workers using metal lathes to machine parts at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photograph postcard showing detail of an unidentified part of the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2), possibly either the wing or the aileron.

Photograph

Car Racing

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A two-passenger car with the number 13 on the front is going around the bend on a dirt race track.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The entrance on the left has a small domed tower. On the right is a chimney.

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking west from the Post Office. Some text also written in German. Identifies in pencil writing the location of the Pfister Hotel, the W...

Date: 1910-12-25 

Description: Winter scene with Alma Reinhardt Taylor and her children (from left) Frederick Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams, and Ellen Taylor Higgins. The children are posi...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on the...

Date: 1914-07-12 ca.

Description: Crowds at the race course watching harness racing in Washington Park. There are three racers visible with crowds of spectators sitting in the grandstands,...

Date: 1914-10 

Description: Buffalo Street construction showing cuts in the pavement and the inconvenience for traffic. Standing between the excavated holes and piles of dirt is a hor...

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