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Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Side view of monument with plaque. Behind the statue is a road, trees, and the top of a building. A fire hydrant and a small group of people are on the ri...
Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...
Description: Statue of Leif Ericson is to the right of center in the foreground, with the figure facing the city. On the left is a hill with paths, a train station, ra...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Several horse-drawn vehicles are on the road. Below the image is a short letter dated July 6, 1907.
Description: Train cars are parked near a tall building with a fire escape.
Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...
Date: date unknown
Description: A bridge crosses the river, leading to the buildings with billboards and signs on the right.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A canon is in the foreground to the left. There are a number of pedestrians in the park and on the path by the lake. In the background on the left is a tra...
Date: 1927 ca.
Description: This map shows street car lines, bus routes, railroads, proposed city boundary lines, wards, public schools, blocks & house numbers, Lake Michigan, one mil...
Description: A milkman stands inside a Golden Guernsey Dairy delivery truck loading bottles into a carrier. The truck is parked at a curb and a house is in the backgrou...
Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the road.
Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...
Description: Allis-Chalmers factory gate during strike. Railroad tracks are in the foreground and a large group of police officers stand inside of and coming out of the...
Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.
Description: Color postcard of elevated view of factory with yellow walls and blue roofs. Lake and trains in background, with a tree-lined boulevard in the foreground.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: 89-93 Mason Street. The ten-story Sentinel building stands next to several smaller buildings and an alleyway. The name is on the building over the top floo...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Six story building with three flag poles above the main entrance. Several people are on the sidewalk around the building and cars parked on the road.
Description: West from Third Street. Advertising signs for Schlitz, People's Credit Clothing Co., Peoples Dentist, and other businesses line the buildings along the roa...
Description: This series of 11 maps plus an index show the rivers as well as riverside buildings, landownership, and streets.
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