Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...
Description: Bride and groom wait in the open convertible that is their transportation to their reception while a mechanic works under the hood.
Description: Looking northeast from the roof of the Wells Building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Milwaukee Street. St. John's Cathedral is in the center of the photogra...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Architectural drawing for the building with plan for expansion in lower left corner. Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Pedestrians and...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...
Description: Men working near large dredge on Jones Island. Large piles of material are on the ground below a the dredge. There is a ship on the right. In the distanc...
Description: Workers' toilet. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Union (N...
Date: 1924-01-14 ca.
Description: Caswell Block commercial district at the northwest corner of W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Plankinton Avenue. Pedestrians on the sidewalks and streets, among...
Date: date unknown
Description: The Trinity M.E. Church Dining Hall set in a tent in a field near other tents. Two banners advertise the dining hall, and a chalkboard on the right lists...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A Coca-Cola vending machine is on the right, near a table with a scale and boxes of fruit, under an awning. On the left is a car near the curb.
Description: Elevated exterior view. Sign on front of City Hall says, "Help Prevent Fires," and the Henry Bergh statue and fountain is in front of the building. Severa...
Description: Front view of apartment building located at 920 N. 15th Street. Caption on the negative reads, "Looking East at 920 N. 15th Street."
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...
Description: Control tower and entrance to the new Howell Street passenger terminal at General Mitchell Field shortly before its formal opening in July 1955. The Milwau...
Description: Sanborn map of a portion of Milwaukee, including St. Clair and Bishop and Potter Avenues. There is an inset for the South Side Wood Working Co.
Date: 1913-04-28 ca.
Description: Looking southeast from the roof of the Germania Building, N. Plankinton Avenue and W. Wells Street. Automobiles are parked along the curb, and pedestrians...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Exterior of factory with a streetcar and parked cars in the background. Streetcar wires crisscross overhead, and in the foreground on the right are a group...
Description: A two-door sedan is parked in front of the market, near a large sign.
Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Wells Street Bridge occupies the bottom center of the image, with City Hall in the center background. Three men are walking on the bridge.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706