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Date: 1850 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.
Description: Iceman delivering a block of ice from an International D-300 streamlined truck to an office building in downtown Milwaukee. The man worked for the Wisconsi...
Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.
Description: "While in Milwaukee, we visit American Serb Memorial Hall at 5101 Oklahoma Avenue. This is a very famous place for fish fries." Shirley Widmer is pictured.
Description: A 1918 Cadillac Town Car, the body of which was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.
Description: New Northwestern Insurance Company building, with horse-drawn vehicles in the street.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Long row of men in suits and hats fishing on the breakwater.
Description: Front view of Sheridan Apartments. Caption on negative reads, "Looking South at Sheridan Apts. 2435 W. Wisconsin Ave."
Description: Sanborn Map of the Illinois Steel Co. Bay View Works in Milwaukee.
Description: Wisconsin Avenue from East Water Street.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.
Description: Rows of finished tractors cover a yard outside Milwaukee Works. On the left is a water tower, and in the foreground are railroad tracks with rail cars.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...
Description: Design in black and white for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a travel, industry, and agriculture theme. The main design element is...
Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...
Date: 1941 before
Description: Automobile traffic, with a street railroad car in the background, on a rainy day.
Description: A group of four boys in a wooded area. Two stand on a small bridge, and the other two are walking along a small creek.
Description: Front view of main building behind trees on the lawn. A fountain is in front of the entrance. A flag waves at the top of the building.
Description: Father James Groppi, seen wearing sunglasses in the middle of a crowd, leads a demonstration against discrimination.
Description: On-lookers observe an accident in downtown Milwaukee, of the Hamman's Express Line, piano and furniture mover.
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