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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: Possibly a picture of Harold Gauer's brother Norman's "exotic oriental' dancer wife. Photograph was taken in the Brady Street "Lab."
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Horace Manchester Brown, Milwaukee physician and surgeon.
Date: date unknown
Description: A hairstylist applies haircolor to a woman's hair.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A bridge crosses the Milwaukee River on Oneida Street, now known as Wells Street, looking toward the City Hall tower.
Date: 1975 ca.
Description: 1492 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Built in 1886 by John Plankinton for his daughter Elizabeth. Edward T. Mix was the architect. Listed in the National Register of...
Description: Quarter-length side-profile studio portrait of Lewis Sherman, Milwaukee physician and pharmacist.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Marker on site of first house on East side of Milwaukee. The first cabin was built by Antoine LeClaire, then more buildings built by Juneau. Tablet was er...
Description: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders standing at podiums and answering questions posed by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff, the moderators of the Democratic pres...
Description: Possibly Lee Wong, Norman Gauer's (brother of Harold Gauer) "exotic oriental" dancer wife. Photographed in the Brady street "Lab."
Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...
Description: A man from the Material Transit Company drives an International D-50 dump truck to unload what appears to be gravel or rocks. There are houses on a hill in...
Description: Exterior of the drugstore of Joseph Mabbett Alcott at 90 Wisconsin Street. Pictured are Charles Alcott (left), his son, and store helpers.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph; looking north from the end of Oneida Street along shoreline.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Exterior view of new wing under construction. A fence separates the wing from the road.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: The Bentz Tavern, located at 3076 N. 12th Street, photographed for the WPA Writers' Project.
Description: Children celebrating their heritage during Ethnic Pride Day at Our Savior's Lutheran Church Hall, 3022 West Wisconsin Avenue. The celebration, which highl...
Date: 1910 before
Description: A large crowd is gathered along a sidewalk, spilling onto the road, in front of the station.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Located in West Milwaukee. Trains, cars, tracks, and railroad buildings. The view is taken from the top of a building.
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