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Photograph

"Big Muskegan Wind"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Frozen river shoreline, with boats sitting on the banks. Cars are parked near the boat loading area, with men standing nearby. Houses line the hill on the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A road crew repairs a street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cattle barns at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1905 

Description: Wisconsin street looking west. The Gimbels sign can be seen. Text on postcard reads "Wisconsin St. & Railway Exchange Bldg., Milwaukee, Wis."

Date: 1916 before

Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Four workers operating an "ancient" winch. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the...

Photograph

Mobilgas Truck

Date: 1937 

Description: A man loads the rear of an International D-50 truck owned by Mobilgas while parked outside what appears to be a service station.

Date: 1957-10 

Description: Crowd in front of the home of Lew Burdette after the Milwaukee Braves defeated the New York Yankees to win the 1957 World Series. Pitcher Burdette won thr...

Photograph

Milwaukee Arena

Date:  date unknown

Description: Milwaukee Arena on Kilbourn Avenue. There is a poster for Sonja Henie on the side of the building.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A large group of people are crossing to a street corner. The corner store has a sign saying: "United Cigar Store." The road is paved with cobblestones.

Date: 1838 

Description: A map of the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal from Fort Atkinson on the Rock River in the west to the city of Milwaukee and Lake Michig...

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of crowd of people outside of the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fair grounds.

Date: 1914-08-09 ca.

Description: Erie Railroad Lake Line cargo ships transport coal on the Menominee River, west of the Water Street Bridge.

Date: 1940 

Description: Located in West Milwaukee. View from atop a building of a large building located in the center, next to a smokestack. In the foreground is part of a round...

Photograph

Sausage Display

Date: 1967-04-15 

Description: Richard Bublitz, William Mackowiak and Edward McPhetridge looking through a window at a sausage display in a delicatessen owned by Charles E. (Bud) Gillett...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of factory with a streetcar and parked cars in the background. Streetcar wires crisscross overhead, and in the foreground on the right are a group...

Map or Atlas

City of Cudahy

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows wards, city limits, railroad right of way, proposed future streets, and approximate street elevations. Wards and public schools are labeled...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Pennyfeather sitting in a small sailboat in Milwaukee Harbor. There are industrial buildings on the far shoreline, and other boats at anchor in the backgro...

Photograph

Kohler Amphibian

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A Loening Amphibian, one of three such airplanes in which the Kohler Aviation Company provided passenger service from Milwaukee across Lake Michigan.

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