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Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes to streets,...
Date: 1931 before
Description: The Frank Braeger is moored on the shore of Jones Island with steam issuing from the pipe, with the crew posing on the boat. In the background a man...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Front of City Hall, taken from a rooftop. Streets, cars, statue and fountain are visible. Sign on Hall says "Welcome."
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View from bridge of City Hall at North Water, North Market, and East Wells Streets, and East Kilbourn Avenue.
Date: 1905 after
Description: Exterior of building. Men are visible on the sidewalk in front.
Date: 1918-07-31 ca.
Description: Looking north on N. 3rd Street from W. Wisconsin Avenue towards the commercial district surrounding the Miller Hotel and Theater. There are streetcars, hor...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Houses and trees line the boulevard, and in the middle is a landscaped median with a lamp post.
Description: Group portrait of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway employees taken outside the railroad's Milwaukee shop. Most of the men appear to be blue collar wor...
Date: 1914-10-20 ca.
Description: The Manhattan Building (tallest structure) on North 2nd Street between West Michigan Street and West Wisconsin Avenue.
Description: Entrance to "Camp Ammon," the Boy Scout camp at the Wisconsin State Fair. The camp was named for the director of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: View from road of crowd of people walking towards the entrance to the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition on Greenfield Avenue.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: City Hall Square. A statue in a circular area is in the center of the road. Horses and carriages are in the street in front of the hotel. Three flags are v...
Description: Letterhead of Hammel, Newald & Company, a wholesale wine and liquor dealer and importer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On the left is a three-quarter view of t...
Description: A teenage boy caught looking directly at the photographer while riding an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition midway in the early ev...
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: 1924 ca.
Description: Kolmar laboratories, a cosmetic manufacturer, is housed in the six-story building with the white facade. Northwestern Extract Company, supplier of beverage...
Date: date unknown
Description: Eleven motorcyclists wearing sashes stand in between two news service cars in front of the Milwaukee Journal building. Another row of men stand behi...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads. An inset map shows the Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. There are...
Date: 1904 after
Description: View of the courthouse taken from across the street. A horse and carriage is parked on the lower right of the image.
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