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Date: 1910 

Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon going down a cobblestone street in Milwaukee. The fact that automobiles also appear in the picture suggest that the transition to mo...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Wirth, Hammel & Company, a dealer in horses and mules headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a front view of the company building on the...

Photograph

Truck Accident

Date: 1971-06-24 

Description: Accident involving a UPS delivery van and a semitrailer in downtown Milwaukee. Four men, including the driver who is holding his head, were injured.

Date: 1914-03-03 ca.

Description: Looking east on W. Wisconsin Avenue from approximately N. 4th Street with the Wisconsin Hotel on the left and the Majestic building on the right with a Gim...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Two-wheeled show cart with pair of white show horses in tandem hitch, being driven, probably along Lake Michigan.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sign on the building says, "G. Deising, Horseshoer". A number of horses are standing on the snowy road nearby, some covered with blankets. A man is leading...

Photograph

Automobile Accident

Date: 1979-04-03 

Description: Emergency workers assist the passenger injured in an accident at North Sherman Boulevard and W. North Avenue. The automobile, which was driven by a ninete...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Basin or slip area. City buildings can be seen on a hill in the background. Various boats are in the river and on the shoreline. A path with stairs lead...

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: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with tower from street level. Two flags fly from the building. A short letter is written in the sky area of the postcard.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Family posed in a line in a yard outside a home. Identified from back: Alma Reinhardt Taylor, Ellen Taylor Higgins, J. Robert Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams,...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: House with several trees, and a horse and cart on the road in front. Located on Pierce Street near the Falk Brewery. It is Unknown whether or not "Pioneer...

Photograph

Tugboat at Work

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of tugboat pulling a steamer caked in ice in a canal. Steam is rising from the water and an open drawbridge can be seen in the background. On...

Photograph

Church on Fire

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.

Date: 1941 before

Description: Milwaukee Farmer's Market during the late 1930s. A customer carries produce purchased at the market.

Date:  

Description: Commercial buildings, roads, cars parked in lots, as seen from the snow-covered lawn of the Village Hall.

Date: 1887 before

Description: Northwest corner of Grand Avenue and 4th Street. Built in 1854 at a cost of $18,000. The storefronts were added in 1868; the building razed in 1886.

Date: 1934-01-02 

Description: Two workmen use a McCormick-Deering I-30 industrial tractor to attach railroad cars carrying Miller High Life beer.

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