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Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Looking west on W. Wisconsin Avenue from N. 3rd Street, featuring Woolworth's, Boston Store, and the Schroeder Hotel. An Edgewood-bound bus is stopped in f...
Description: Exterior of A.O. Smith Laboratories. Architects were Holabird and Root.
Date: 1919-09-12 ca.
Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...
Description: CIO members joined Lincoln Brigade veterans in a demonstration on Wisconsin Avenue last week to demand the breaking off of U.S. diplomatic relations with F...
Description: "This is the famous Milwaukee Ale House located at 233 N Water Street. Standing in front are Ethan A Casper and Parker Hren. This is the first time we have...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A woman places a necklace of flowers on Margaret McGuire as she accepts the title of Alice in Dairyland on a stage at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition....
Description: Elevated view of many horse-drawn vehicles on a main street in an unidentified rural village, perhaps at a farmer's fair. A crowd of men is standing outsid...
Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...
Description: Exterior of saloon recreation center, with "1886 PH Best Brewing Co." etched onto the brick above the windows. The windows have lettering advertising "Summ...
Description: Smoke is rising from a burning building in the city. The building on the left has a billboard supporting the Packers. A bridge and river can be seen in th...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked in front of the Kearns Equipment Inc., building, 3539 W. State Street.
Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Journal Tour Club, a national automobile club, with a three-quarter view of the company building surrounded by scenes of a hote...
Description: Construction worker at a conference on economic problems at the Milwaukee Public Library. The subject is Albert Pearson.
Description: Looking north on N. Water Street toward City Hall. The streets are filled with automobiles and streetcars. Sidewalks are bustling with pedestrians.
Description: Left side of a panorama view of a full parking lot at the Wisconsin State Fair, with the grandstand and water towers in the background.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of building, with a flag flying from the roof. The street has parked cars and pedestrians.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Grand Avenue (now Wisconsin Avenue). Statue is in center foreground with trees around it, as well as a road and church to the left and other buildings to t...
Description: W. Juneau Avenue commercial district looking east from N. 7th Street. A dog is crossing the street in the foreground, and pedestrians, and horse-drawn vehi...
Description: A man loads the rear of an International D-50 truck owned by Mobilgas while parked outside what appears to be a service station.
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