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Photograph

Not Street Legal

Date: 1957-08-31 

Description: Milwaukee police Sergeant Edward Daily explains to Leland Bryan that his Roadable Aircraft, a combination airplane and automobile, may not be driven on Mil...

Date: 1947-06 

Description: A family boarding a route #40 streetcar. A sign on the front of the car advertises midget auto racing at the State Fair grounds; the second urges people to...

Date:  

Description: A group of boys take a boxing stance near two men standing on a street corner, in front of a building that has "Milwaukee Beer" painted on it.

Photograph

Odie's Gas Station

Date:  

Description: Odie's Gas Station (Wadhams) at 4408 W. Lisbon Avenue, located on the northwest corner of W. Lisbon Avenue and N. 44th Street.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Capitol Theatre building at 7239 W. Greenfield Avenue, Grimsrud shoe store, and surrounding commercial buildings.

Photograph

Majorettes

Date: 1962-11-03 

Description: Majorettes dancing in a parade. They were members of the Milwaukee Continentals marching band.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...

Postcard

Schlitz Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hotel on corner. Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the building.

Date:  

Description: Design in purple for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp. There is a farming theme, with stacks of grain and a barn.

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Part of a bridge is visible in the lower left corner. Under the bridge is a floating pier with advertisements painted on its sides. Another br...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date: 1904 after

Description: A car climbs up a dirt and gravel road in an industrial area. The Milwaukee-Western Fuel Co. building appears in the background, as well as a building wit...

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: 1895 after

Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of busy street scene in downtown Milwaukee at the turn of the century showing a trolley, horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians near an interse...

Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...

Date:  date unknown

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...

Photograph

Zenith Theater

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: View from across the street of the Zenith Theater. Caption on negative reads, "Looking North at Zenith Theatre Bldg. 2498 W. Hopkins".

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large line of motorcycles are parked along the road. Many people are standing by the bikes.

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