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Milwaukee College

Date: 1910 before

Description: The central gothic structure was built around 1852 for the Milwaukee Female College and the wings were added at a later time. Later this building was used...

Date: 1891 

Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.

Date: 1937-03-27 

Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.


Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, erected 1898, cost $512,000, F...


Description: View down East Water Street from old city hall.


Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: To the right in the foreground is the Pfister Hotel, center is the Wells Building, and the tower in the background is the Pabst Building. Taken from the Po...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.


Ships in Canal

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Canal with several ships, mostly small steam-engine cargo ships.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Basin or slip area. The city is on a hill in the background, and boats are in the river. On the left is a sidewalk and railing with stairs. People are wa...


Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Winter scene with two women walking in the snow on Wisconsin Avenue at Ninth Street, Milwaukee.

Date: 1879 

Description: This map shows wards, sections, roads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, and proposed streets. The inside cover includes hand written annotations that r...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, Lake Michigan and one mile concentric circles...


South Shore Beach

Date: 1921-07-31 ca.

Description: Crowds of individuals along South Shore Beach in the Bay View neighborhood. Some individuals are swimming while others are sitting on the grass and sand....

Date: 1914-11-09 ca.

Description: Northeast corner of N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue, showing Baldauf Drug Company. There is a horse-drawn vehicle parked on the side of the street in fr...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of library building, with a portion of the dome visible on the roof, from across the street behind a median strip planted with bushes.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue, looking east from Court of Honor.

Date: 1880 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, and some landownership. A handwritten annotation in red reads: "Note: S...


Ray Residence

Date: 1891 before

Description: Stereoview of the home of Charles Ray, 88 Prospect Street.


Railroad Tracks

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Elevated view over railroad yards from the 27th Street viaduct.


Description: Elevated view of industrial area. The building in the foreground says "Machine Shop" on it roof. People can be seen working in a large open area, and in th...

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