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Description: A deserted playground with swing sets, slides, and ladders, in front of a group of buildings. There are two young boys near a dwelling in the background.
Description: Several boys play a street game in a residential area, two blocks away from the deserted playground.
Date: date unknown
Description: Sand dredge on ship unloading sand on large pile.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. Stone rubble covers the ground and parts of two stone-frame structures are still standing.
Description: Two children making mud pies in the dirt in the space between the street and sidewalk. They are dressed in warm clothes and hats. In the background a man i...
Description: A large wave is breaking against the side of the Milwaukee breakwater lighthouse. There is a ship on the left, in the distance beyond the jetty.
Description: Designed by Maynard Meyer, architect. The one-story building has a mural near the entrance, and a pierced wall on the other. To the right is a restaurant,...
Description: Boys loafing on the playground in the director's absence. Most of them are sitting on a wall next to a building on the edge of the playground.
Description: A young girl on a city sidewalk with a St. Bernard that's wearing a sandwich board reading "Carl Zeidler For Mayor."
Description: A photographer is setting up for a shot of a man by a river. Across the river are buildings with advertisements and signs. A large log transport is on th...
Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. A section of a tall building, perhaps a wall, still stands. In the foreground on the right is a cart near a...
Description: Michigan Bridge across the Milwaukee River, and downtown area.
Description: East Water Street from Kirby House. View of buildings and street. Street car in the distance.
Description: Looking northeast from N. Water and E. Buffalo Streets. Cars are parked on the side of Water Street, and streetcar tracks run down the street. Caption on n...
Date: 1918-10-06 ca.
Description: Crowd gathering in Kosciusko Park to celebrate the first anniversary of the formation of the Polish Army in France. Caption on glass plate reads, "Celebrat...
Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Passenger Station, which was at the end of Wisconsin Avenue. The station has a clock tower and an arched entrance. On the b...
Date: 1935 after
Description: Exterior view of Miller Gardens. A billboard for Miller Gardens and beer is above the first building on the left.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: The Milwaukee Thermo Therapae building at Fourth and Sycamore Streets. It was also known as Dr. Hanson's Thermo Water Cure.
Description: A picketer pushing the wheelchair of another supporter of the United Farmworkers — AFL-CIO grape boycott. They are possibly picketing in front of a superma...
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