1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with tower from street level. Two flags fly from the building. A short letter is written in the sky area of the postcard.

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.

Date: 1940 

Description: A man stands at the back of an International Metro truck with a basket of bread. The truck includes the text: "Jaeger's / Butter-Nut is fresh bread". "Hah...

Photograph

Munkitz Apartments

Date: 1971 

Description: View from street of American System houses, four identical buildings in a row, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, located at 1102-112 North 27th Street. They...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Monument in Washington Park. On image, statement 'to be unveiled in the spring of 1908." Monument has two male figures side by side on a plinth in the cen...

Photograph

Temple Emanuel

Date: 1976 before

Description: A synagogue at the corner of Broadway and Martin Street. A woman is standing near the street corner, and a boy near the entrance.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking southwest from the Court House.

Date: 1968 

Description: Ernesto Chacon, a grape boycott organizer from Milwaukee, is wearing a jacket, sunglasses and a necklace around his neck. He is holding a United Farmworker...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and jacket poses with three well-dressed women in dresses and wide-brimmed hats.

Postcard

Globe Hotel

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Street and Cass Street. Hotel has several floors, awnings on all the windows on one side, and a corner turret.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A steam fire engine of Milwaukee's Fire Company #2 drawn by three white horses racing to a fire. Prior motor driven fire equipment was a greater danger tha...

Photograph

South Third Street

Date: 1937 after

Description: Exterior view of the 800 block of South Third Street, with three large houses lining the road.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man and woman are looking under the hood of a car in front of a business whose sign states, "The car that is seen and not heard. The car you will eventua...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wooded drive with fall colors.

Date: 1914-11-09 ca.

Description: Northeast corner of N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue, showing Baldauf Drug Company. There is a horse-drawn vehicle parked on the side of the street in fr...

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."

Date: 1910 ca.

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: 1957-08-27 

Description: William Proxmire, his wife, Ellen (to Proxmire's right), and his supporters celebrate his victory in the special election to fill the Senate seat vacated u...

Date: 1924 

Description: Former home of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper. At the corner of Michigan and Milwaukee Streets. A fire escape goes up the middle of the building...

Photograph

Courthouse Square

Date: 1914-08-20 ca.

Description: Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) showing Milwaukee County Courthouse from E. Wells and N. Jackson Streets. Caption on glass plate reads,"Court hous...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.