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Date: 1987-07-20 

Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereoview of East Water Street and Michigan.

Date: 1911-7-18

County: Milwaukee

City: Milwaukee

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:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Broadway with several buildings lining the paved road, including A.W. Rich & Co. Drygoods, Millinery, and a Law Office on the right. Larg...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Art Deco room named "The Snake Pit." Redone in the 1950's. Milwaukee Athletic club, on Broadway at Mason Street.

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing. Strikers are standing on the cobblestone street and sidewalk holding signs that read "Don'...

Photograph

Unidentified Street

Date:  

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue at Water Steet with cars and pedestrians. Streetcars are running up and down the middle of the wide street. Skyscrapers an...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Gesu Pastoral Residence Catholic Church, 1131 W. Wisconsin Street. Church towers, with a clock, are right of center, with wings to the left and right. A mo...

Date: 1883 before

Description: Engraved letterhead of the firm of Smith, Mendel & Co., a wholesale grocery merchant. William E. Smith was a prominent Milwaukee businessman, partner in th...

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A woman in a black coat is taking a picture with her phone of another woman in a blue blazer, who is standing in front of a metal barrier fence. They are i...

Drawing

Water Tower

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Water Tower Park showing Milwaukee and the bay.

Date:  

Description: Elevated view southeast from the courthouse at E. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Jackson Street. The Northwestern Mutual home office building and Chicago and North...

Date:  

Description: Downtown commercial building at night from across the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior of auditorium with a large open dance floor, a stage in the center, and seats on the sides with balcony seating. Ceiling has a long window that h...

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing.

Date: 1889 

Description: Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. House sits behind trees and a lawn. The main house is in the center, and a greenhouse, with a domes roof, branches off the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fire fighters on ladders climbing up to the windows of a burning building.

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