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Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Panoramic view of the Milwaukee Theater from across the street, which hosted the Republican presidential debates.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View looking up Wisconsin Avenue from the bridge. Many pedestrians, streetcars, and horse-drawn vehicles are visible.

Photograph

Railroad Yards

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of railroad yards with trains sitting on many of the tracks, with other tracks sitting empty. Steam is rising from trains in the background,...

Photograph

Camp Ammon

Date:  

Description: Entrance to "Camp Ammon," the Boy Scout camp at the Wisconsin State Fair. The camp was named for the director of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture.

Date:  

Description: The original shop in the Davidson family backyard where the first Harley-Davidson motorcycles were assembled. There is snow on the ground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard depicting the passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," approaching the East Water Street Bridge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Furrier manufacturing building. Nearby is a gas station promoting "Standard Oil Products". A Coca-Cola sign sits near the entrance to the s...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The U.S. Coast Guard Station on the left. Railroad tracks pass by a hill that goes up to the right. Two communications towers flank the Coast Guard Station...

Date: 1919 after

Description: Elevated view of Mayor Hoan speaking to a crowd at the Seaman Body Corporation.

Date: 1899 

Description: Front of armory on Broadway Street, which has a single turret and a sign that reads "Light Horse Squadron Armory." Housed the Light Squadron of the Wiscons...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five harness racing horses, sulkies, and drivers race around the Wisconsin State Fair track as an audience watches from the grandstand.

Date:  

Description: Milwaukee, down East Street from Kirby House.

Photograph

Milwaukee Club

Date: 1889 

Description: Corner of 706 North Jefferson Street; from a booklet of collotype views published by the photographer. The building has a turret with a rounded roof. At th...

Photograph

Flour Mill Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire at the elevator of the Atlas Flour Mill. Two men are working a water hose tower in the center, and fire fighters are aiming jets of water at the buil...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Milwaukee's first mail truck, here referred to as an "auto car." The date comes from a similar postcard that is postmarked.

Photograph

Flying Santa

Date: 1966-11-20 

Description: As a crowd of onlookers watch, Santa Claus alights from his special holiday helicopter with the help of an aide at Southgate Shopping Center.

Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A large group of protesters walking down the street holding signs reading: "Chase the Money," "Black Lives Matter," "Immigrant Justice," and "Fight for $15...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances near a man wearing a tie on the announcer's platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microphone is visible, and in the b...

Postcard

3/4 Top View

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard three-quarter top view of the engine mounting and front cabin for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

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