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Photograph

Mrs. Lydia Ely

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders portrait of Lydia Ely, a well-known artist, humanitarian and promoter of the arts in the late 19th century.

Date: 1886 

Description: Two maps on one page. The first page is a map of Milwaukee County with insets "Plan of Pewaukee, Waukesha Co.", "Plan of Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co.", "Plan o...

Date: 1947-05-10 

Description: Mayor Vincent Totka of Cudahy and Mayor Charles Plotz of South Milwaukee pose for a photograph after greeting a CIO organized rally in South Milwaukee. A l...

Photograph

Milwaukee Depot

Date:  

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Depot, with clock tower, at West Everett Street between North 3rd and North 4th Streets.

Photograph

Young Sculptor

Date: 1968-05-13 

Description: Thurman Butler, 16, with the sculpture he made while practicing cutting and welding techniques in a foundry course at Milwaukee Technical college. He calle...

Date: 1888 

Description: Map of Milwaukee "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO., from Dupre’s 1/4-Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." Contain...

Photograph

Polio Shot Time

Date: 1955-11-15 

Description: All seven siblings in the Marnell family line up for their polio inoculations.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Parade celebrating the return of the 32nd Division after World War I.

Photograph

Iron Block Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of building on corner in downtown area. There are horse-drawn vehicles in the street, and pedestrians on the sidewalk and crossing the street...

Photograph

Midway Scene

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Midway performer (left) at the Wisconsin State Fair and an audience, primarily boys and men listening to an unseen speaker.

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor is posing on his motorcycle in the middle of a neighborhood street.

Date: 1856 

Description: View looking west from Lake Michigan with several steam ships and sailing vessels in harbor. There is a lighthouse to left of center, along shoreline.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, with a three-quarter view of a man driving an electric cable car marked "State St." under a...

Photograph

Otto H. Falk

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of General Otto H. Falk, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1979-09 

Description: Retaining wall and houses from back alley.

Map or Atlas

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1889 

Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A scene from the Greendale Civilian Defense Rally. Mothers and children sit at a picnic table outside of the "Bendfelt House of Fine Ice Cream" stand opera...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, post offices, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The sections are in pink, green, blue, and yellow. Counties, towns, and lakes...

Postcard

Pabst Building

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building. Two trolleys are on the road and bridge over the river in front of the arched entrance.

Photograph

Seder for Newcomers

Date: 1948-04-24 

Description: A group portrait of people seated at tables for Seder.

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