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Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1905 

Description: A TMERL streetcar on the Delaware and Oakland line advertising special 1905 rates (25 for a dollar or 6 for 25 cents) and universal transfers.

Date: 1914-10 

Description: Buffalo Street construction showing cuts in the pavement and the inconvenience for traffic. Standing between the excavated holes and piles of dirt is a hor...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Intended for tourists, this brochure features a map of Milwaukee's central business district as well as general information about parking, beaches and othe...


P&H Plant

Date: 1913-08-15 

Description: Elevated view from window of the Pawling & Harnischfeger factory on the corner of National Avenue and 44th Street. The road in front has power lines along...


Schroeder Hotel

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schroeder Hotel, with automobiles parked on street and pedestrians in front of entrance.


Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: The Taylor barn being moved through snow-covered fields by a truck. The barn is on a large bed platform. Other farm buildings are visible in the backgrou...


Cawker Buliding

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The northeast corner of the Cawker Building at W. Wells Street and N. Plankinton Avenue.


Women in the Rain

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three women in hats and long skirts walk with umbrellas in the rain.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: West Wisconsin Avenue, looking east from the Court of Honor.

Date: 1914-10 

Description: Buffalo Street construction, showing heating pipes being installed under the cut pavement. A boy is bent over in near a pile of dirt in the background look...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee Map Folder

Date: 1928 

Description: This map shows a view of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. It highlights state trunk highways, principal county trunks and other secondary highways and type...


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: 1900 

Description: Crowds gather at games and other attractions at the Wisconsin State Fair.


Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue looking east, probably from the Pabst Building.

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is map 5 in a series of 12. The map shows streets, the Milwaukee River, Lake Michigan, and railroad tracks.

Date: 1941 before

Description: Milwaukee Farmer's Market during the late 1930s. A customer carries produce purchased at the market.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Chief Thomas A. Clancy of the Milwaukee, Wis. Fire Department, with others, posed in an open touring car, as though for a parade.

Date: 1972 

Description: Aerial view of Milwaukee campus, with surrounding homes and buildings.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. Wisconsin Avenue from N. 3rd Street, featuring Woolworth's, Boston Store, and the Schroeder Hotel. An Edgewood-bound bus is stopped in f...

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