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Photograph

Diesel Bus

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: A group of people boarding a diesel bus on 12th Street.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system in a residential district. Street sign on corner reads "W. Hayes Ave." Newly planted young trees are along the terraces n...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Photograph

Two People Diving

Date:  date unknown

Description: People diving from a pier into the water. On the right, a third diver is standing on the wooden pier.

Photograph

Milwaukee Trolley

Date:  

Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances with an older man wearing a cone-shaped hat and a tie on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microph...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and women at a train station near two railroad cars. Several stand on the platform. Five men in uniform stand and sit on the railings betwee...

Photograph

City Street

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Corner of Second and National Avenue. Cars are lined up on both sides of the street in front of storefronts.

Photograph

St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1906 before

Description: A section of the building at the right was erected in 1859; the section at the left is of later construction. The building was torn down in 1911. A car i...

Date: 1960-10-08 

Description: The speakers platform during a Presidential campaign rally for Richard M. Nixon at Billy Mitchell Airport in Milwaukee. With Nixon on the platform are Kirb...

Date: 1952 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a state fair ribbon superimposed on a silhouette of the state, and two vignettes of agricultural and industri...

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Date: 1897 

Description: Two maps that show cemeteries, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, roads, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. One map has wards...

Photograph

Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Photograph

West Juneau Avenue

Date: 1900 before

Description: Previously known as Chestnut Street; view from the corner of 3rd Street. Image looks down the road to the vanishing point on the horizon, where a steeple...

Date:  date unknown

Description: People lined along a bridge watching a steamboat in difficulty.

Photograph

Wells Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Traffic on Wells Street with the Germania Newspaper weekly building in the background.

Date: 1937-03-27 

Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.

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...

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