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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Lake near the home, probably Lake Hincks, which was named after General Edward W. Hincks who was administrator of the Home in the 1870's. The grounds cons...
Date: 1910 ca.
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.
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Exterior of Schroeder Hotel, with automobiles parked on street and pedestrians in front of entrance.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Administration building for the school. Building has over three stories, and a covered main entrance.
Description: The entrance on the left has a small domed tower. On the right is a chimney.
Description: The postcard caption is in error in its reference to Lake Park, which is distantly located from this street. Possibly Highland Park was intended. A secon...
Date: 1912 before
Description: View of the Alhambra Theatre Building on the corner of W. Wisconsin Avenue and N 4th Street. A U.S. flag flies from the top of the building.
Description: Chapel Building. A small footpath curves from the lower right to the entrance, and another comes from the left.
Date: 1956 before
Description: Exterior of three-story building on corner. Trees are along the sidewalk on the right, and vines are growing on the facade of the building.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: From Government Pier, looking at downtown Milwaukee.
Date: 1905 after
Description: South entrance; a car with two people is crossing the bridge. Stone lions flank the bridge on each corner. A lighthouse is in the background.
Description: Menlo Park. Exterior view of building surrounded by a fence.
Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Several horse-drawn vehicles are on the road. Below the image is a short letter dated July 6, 1907.
Description: Grand Avenue (now Wisconsin Avenue). Statue is in center foreground with trees around it, as well as a road and church to the left and other buildings to t...
Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...
Description: Michigan Bridge across the Milwaukee River, and downtown area.
Description: Milwaukee Passavant Hospital building behind a line of trees in the foreground.
Description: Hospital Buildings. Designed in 1879 by H.C. Koch, a local architect, the hospital plans were based upon the "pavilion system" then popular in certain part...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Interior of the arcade from the second floor. There are skylights and chandeliers in the ceiling, and railings along the mezzanine. Interior storefronts li...
Date: 1910 before
Description: Pond and paths in front of the conservatory.
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