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Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1848 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Washington High School.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a streetcar viaduct on the Waukesha Interurban Line, near Milwaukee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder car stopped on a bridge. Under the bridge is a stream with a small waterfall. Two women are on either side of the bridge...

Date: 1908-02 

Description: Exterior view of the Greene Memorial Library of Milwaukee-Downer College (now the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee). The image is part of a 14-page pamphl...

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....

Photograph

Walter Allen School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women and a man stand in front of the Pathfinder car with a flag on the back. The car also has "cross country" written on the side, above the number 3...

Date: 1951 

Description: This map is a survey of Lake Michigan and the section of Milwaukee that borders the lake. Map of land includes major streets, and landmarks near water. Rel...

Photograph

Exposition Building

Date:  

Description: Exposition Building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Right side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Photograph

Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

Date: 1953-09-20 

Description: A posed photograph taken for the Milwaukee & Suburban Transport Corp. to mark the substitution of buses for streetcars on the West Burnham St. line.

Photograph

Gettelman Brewery

Date: 1880 before

Description: The brewery was built by George Schweickhart after he came to the city in 1856. He purchased three acres of land on the then Watertown Plank road, now just...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a bathing place on the water. A hill is behind the building, on top of which are a sign for a swimming school, and several houses.

Date: 1867 after

Description: 1868-1875. Founded by Dr. Joseph Salzman (featured in the vignette at left, teaching). Vignette, lower left, features St. Francis Seminary, founded in 185...

Photograph

Zenith Theater

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: View from across the street of the Zenith Theater. Caption on negative reads, "Looking North at Zenith Theatre Bldg. 2498 W. Hopkins".

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: West Wisconsin Avenue, looking east from the Court of Honor.

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