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Description: Letterhead of the Gugler Lithographic Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building.

Date: 1948 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, and Elsie the Cow and her calf Beauregard, stand on a parade float with two men in downtown Milwaukee, while a male o...

Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz Hölzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...


Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This manuscript map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows landownership. An approximate date can be established by the names written on the pla...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Ewig Company, an insurance company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with full-color depictions of a scene with three traffic accidents involv...

Date: 1914 after

Description: View across water of a motorboat with four men going upstream. There is a bicycle in the motorboat. The shoreline in the background has industrial building...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow-covered street car, Milwaukee.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down National Avenue. Storefronts line the road, and there are horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, and a streetcar.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This blue line print shows state and city maintained roads, as well as government land, parks, Milwaukee Co. Park Commission, golf courses, schools, City o...


Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...

Date: 1959-09-23 

Description: Outdoor news portrait of Timothy Vick of 3957 North 63rd Street, Milwaukee. News photo made in connection with a murder case; the murderer, going door-to-d...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Women selling ceramics behind a booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. The elevated announcers booth is visible in the background.


I Like Ike

Date: 1956-11-10 

Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...


Post Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across the street with pedestrians walking on the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1894 after

Description: Also the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building. Large building on the corner of National Avenue, with a sign for the National Exchange Bank p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street parade led by four men on horses with a marching band following. A crowd is gathered to watch the parade. People are sitting on benches in a park on...


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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