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Date: 1905 after
Description: South from National Avenue, a view on the south side of Milwaukee. A church steeple is on the distant left. An electric pole is on the left corner, next...
Description: People milling about between a trolley car and the main entrance to the State Fair Park.
Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...
Description: View south from Courthouse of rooftops with Harbor and Bay in distance.
Date: date unknown
Description: A child sitting on a small chair in front of a dresser holding a stuffed toy. A doll is sitting on a bench nearby.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Aerial view of city, river and harbor. Two smokestacks are on either side of the river mouth.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: The bartender Art Gerth stands behind the bar of a tavern located at the corner of Twelfth and Chambers. A glass of beer stands on the bar. Behind the bar...
Description: Various G couplings that were purchased by Mesta Machine Company and used by Republic Steel Company. Original Falk caption reads, "Various sizes of gear co...
Description: Factory workers among large machines at Milwaukee Works.
Description: A group of boys play a game of cards while sitting on the ground between the steps of some houses. At least four boys wear caps, three are wearing pants wi...
Description: A wide pathway in a wooded area has an arched trellis covered in vines. On the left is a small brick pedestal with a sign reading "Do Not Enter Here".
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles F. Pfister, a Milwaukee financier, who — among numerous business interests — was the owner of the Pfister Hotel a...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...
Description: Aerial view of General Mitchell International in Milwaukee, looking southeast to the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Date: 1915-07-24 ca.
Description: Storefront of the Philip Gross Hardware Company on the east side of N. Third Street, north of W. Wells Street. Grassler and Gezelschap is next door on the...
Description: Photograph of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commission. Ms. Watts sits on a chair with her hands clasped. She is wearing a str...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...
Date: 1886-07-03 after
Description: An interior view of the Schlitz Palm Garden, which was located on North 3rd Street, south of West Wisconsin Avenue. This image includes a drawing of a wait...
Date: 1924-08-24 ca.
Description: The interior of the Center Street Pharmacy at 2002 W. Center Street.
Description: Syl stands in front of a pavilion with a well or water pump in a park. A group of adults dressed fashionably stand in the pavilion while drinking water fro...
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