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View from the Top

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Overhead view looking down from a tall building at passing traffic and workmen on suspended scaffolding near the sidewalk.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway passenger station at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. View is from the across the st...


Wisconsin Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from Grand Avenue overlooking Buscule Bridge.


J.C. Iversen & Co.

Date: 1900 before

Description: Four-level building with shorter buildings flanking it on either side. On the road in front two carriages are visible, drawn by horses. A group of men ar...

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...

Date: 1952 

Description: Looking down Wells Street from the first Wisconsin National Bank Building. Commerce office on lower left.


Knickerbocker Hotel

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Front of hotel from park across the street. Several cars are parked along the street, and a large building is visible to the left of the hotel.


Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: Taylor barn being moved. A tractor and a truck are pulling the barn, which is on a platform, through the snow. A smaller barn is on the left. On the rig...


"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...

Date: 1904 after

Description: View of the courthouse taken from across the street. A horse and carriage is parked on the lower right of the image.


Engine #6414

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View of the front of the locomotive of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, engine #6414, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia and purch...

Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...

Date: 1921-07-31 

Description: Lily E., a schooner converted to the South Shore Yacht Club's floating club house, until the winter of 1921. The club house is at the foot of Nock Street i...


Wells Street Bridge

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a tugboat pulling a lake steamer on the Milwaukee River under an open drawbridge near the Electric Company.



Date: 1982-09 

Description: "A tailgater runs amok in the parking lot at Milwaukee County Stadium."

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men standing around a puddle alongside a road near a small snowbank. One man bends down on near the puddle with a hammer in his hand. Signs for beer appear...

Date: 1940 

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

Date: 1906 

Description: This map shows wards, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, block numbers, parks, roads, and Lake Michigan. Also included are indexes: Table...


Miller Gardens

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior view of Miller Gardens. A billboard for Miller Gardens and beer is above the first building on the left.

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