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Description: Elevated view of Majestic Theater Vaudeville building, with pedestrians on the street, along with a streetcar and horse-drawn vehicles. The Schlitz Hotel i...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of the Lower Falls on the Spokane River. On the left, a building's sign reads, "Washington Water Power Company," organized on March 13, 1889.
Description: Elevated view looking North down middle of Bridge Street. Both sides of the street are lined with commercial buildings. There are several horse-drawn vehic...
Date: 1926-06-15 ca.
Description: A man loads milk pails into an International truck used by the Yeomen City of Childhood. A large barn with a weathervane on the roof, a silo, and a small b...
Description: View from across street of three men standing on the porch of the Miller Hotel. There is an advertisement depicting a cow on the building next door.
Description: Engraving after a drawing by Winslow Homer showing a crowned Baby New Year riding a velocipede through a hoop held by a woman, as the Grim Reaper, on the r...
Description: Stereograph of a man standing on the back of a raft holding a hand-hewned oar. The raft is passing under a wooden bridge. A town, including a church, are i...
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Three Ideal Body Company employees standing on and around a car. Possibly in the Ideal Body Company shop on Park Street.
Description: This substantial wooden hotel in the classical revival style has a large wing in the rear and another on the right. A wrap-around porch unifies the buildin...
Description: Elevated view of a town located along a hilly shoreline.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, and an overall classical theme to the architecture.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View down dirt road leading to the Carlson farm at Nelson Bay in Peninsula State Park. A man stands in the background among the farm buildings near a parke...
Description: A view of the Shore Hotel from across the intersection at 34th Street and Central Avenue. A double staircase leads to the second-story porch where three c...
Description: Theresa Manderino [Mandarino?], Vincenza Raimond, and Mary Baldarotta [Baldarotto?] resting and posing on a low wall in front of Schumann's Store, as part...
Description: Snowy Milwaukee street with the Edgewood streetcar, pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages. Men and women pass by a clock on the sidewalk. A Gimbels sign...
Description: View across road of two men, a dog and a boy standing in front of a variety store.
Description: Harnessed horses race past the judge's stand while spectators watch from the sidelines at The Finish, a dirt racetrack.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A woman crosses Monona Avenue as a man on a bicycle rides by. The large, Second Empire style Avenue Hotel, with two-story porch, is on the left; the GAR ha...
Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...
Description: Exterior view of post office, with tower on left side. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk at the corner.
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