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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: View down row of back of houses. The backyards have gardens, and on the far left is a row of trees.
Date: date unknown
Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.
Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...
Description: The Wisconsin Worker's Alliance May Day parade float. The float has three workers on it with tools and signs read "Roosevelt's Recovery Program: Never More...
Description: A road crew repairs a street.
Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Aerial view of courthouse in center foreground with snow.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Building from across the river, with construction workers working nearby. Signs for the Boston Store and Diamond tires are on the roof, as well as lettered...
Date: 1913-08-23 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking east from W. Wells street across the Milwaukee River. The E. Wells power plant (with arrow), Pabst Theater, and City Hall are on the...
Description: Academy and Orphanage on Van Buren Street. Three trees stand in front of the building. A woman is in front left of center, and two children are on the rig...
Date: 1914-02-27 ca.
Description: Second Ward Savings Bank building (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society), looking northwest from the corner of W. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Plankinton...
Description: St. Josephat Church and School from Kosciuszko Park. Classic style church with dome across a body of water. Three boats with boaters are out rowing. Along...
Description: A police officer sits on a stool in a woodshop.
Description: Formally a Universalist Church (under Rev. Augusta Chapin), then a Baptist church, later a club house and eventually a dance hall. Photograph taken after...
Date: 1947 ca.
Description: City Hall near the Milwaukee River.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Street cleaner cleaning a street. A man and boy stand on the opposite sidewalk watching. Another street cleaner is on the left. Perhaps in Milwaukee.
Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...
Date: 1921-05-22 ca.
Description: A crowd of people at Humboldt Park gather for the unveiling of a World War I monument. A family in the foreground with larger crowd in the background. Capt...
Description: Elevated view over rooftops, looking southwest from North 4th and West Cherry Streets toward the central YMCA building.
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