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Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Postcard of the Pabst Brewery showing an elevated view of men working near the copper kettles in a vaulted room. There is a large, stained glass window on...
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.
Date: 1910 ca.
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...
Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on the...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of water tower and Water Tower Park.
Description: Path along Lake Michigan beach. People are walking along the shoreline. A small group is on the top of a small hill among grass, trees and bushes. Pilings...
Description: The entrance on the left has a small domed tower. On the right is a chimney.
Description: Visitors around a gazebo or pavilion in Washington Park.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A fountain and trees in Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) in front of the church.
Date: 1907 before
Description: Viaduct over river, with a trolley on the tracks on the metal support bridge. On right is a grassy riverbank, with industrial buildings along the river go...
Description: The screw passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," being towed into the Milwaukee harbor past a breakwater. Milwaukee North Pier Inner Light in...
Description: Four-story building from the right front. An entrance is on each end, and a flag pole is on the far right roof.
Date: 1902 before
Description: Elevated view of island with houses. Industrial buildings are in the background, and a sailboat is on the water in foreground. A quick note is written on t...
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.
Description: Color postcard depicting the passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," approaching the East Water Street Bridge.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.
Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Washington Monument on Grand Avenue with a streetcar in the background.
Date: 1931 before
Description: Two smiling fishermen stand before their fishing nets on Jones Island. There are floats attached to one net and a barrel with a jacket on top of it.
Description: The hotel has an awning over the entrance to the sidewalk, which is crowded with many pedestrians. Several horse-drawn carriages are in the road.
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