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Description: A lighthouse is in the background, as well as several other buildings in the distance. The bridge is flanked by stone lions on each corner.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Dr. A. Rudolph Silverston's vacu-aerial flying machine, as seen from the rear.
Date: date unknown
Description: Group portrait of men wearing winter coats and hats. They are standing on a metal roof, examining a large collapsed industrial structure which is behind th...
Description: Red brick building with a flag pole reaching beyond the edge of the image. A small bit of road in the lower front, with a small stone block that reads "Ca...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, and an overall classical theme to the architecture.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Exterior of hotel on Wisconsin Street. The hotel was opened for business in January of 1914. A flag is flying from the roof. Pedestrians are walking on...
Description: View from track of a crowd of men, women, and children in front of and behind a fence at a sporting event. On the left, a man who is possibly a police offi...
Description: Men and women walk around piles of coal, examining a collapsed structure in a coal yard.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Depicts an overweight man wearing a bowler hat drinking beer directly from a barrel. In the background beer steins are littering the ground. The caption at...
Date: 1911 before
Description: Four-story extended building. A woman with an umbrella is near the left entrance, and a man is walking across the raised lawn near the center right.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Passenger Station, which was at the end of Wisconsin Avenue. The station has a clock tower and an arched entrance. On the b...
Description: Color postcard of elevated view of factory with yellow walls and blue roofs. Lake and trains in background, with a tree-lined boulevard in the foreground.
Description: View from across the street with pedestrians walking on the sidewalk in front.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Fountain surrounded by a path and trees. A lamp post is in the right foreground and buildings are visible in the background. Written in cursive is, "With l...
Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Elevated view, showing City Hall, and Hansen's and Zimmerman's Clothing Co., among other buildings. Text on image reads, "Birdseye view of Milwaukee, Wis."
Description: The college is set back from the road, behind a lawn with paths, benches, and trees. An observatory dome can be seen on the right side behind a roof.
Description: Hotel is on the left, and the Y.M.C.A. is next door. Across the street is a building with a billboard for the Boston Store, Coca-Cola, and furnished rooms.
Description: Front facade of building from across the street. A portion of the dome can be seen on the roof. There is a median strip with a sculpture of a man on top of...
Description: West from Third Street. Advertising signs for Schlitz, People's Credit Clothing Co., Peoples Dentist, and other businesses line the buildings along the roa...
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