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Date: 1912 ca.
Description: The man in the goggles on the right is Teddy Tetzlaff possibly at the Vanderbilt Cup Race. The other men are unidentified. In the background is the grandst...
Description: A boy and girl play in the sand at the beach.
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: date unknown
Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home with a flag flying from the spire.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Milwaukee streetcar conductors posed in front of streetcars. Edwin Salber shown second row fifth person from the left.
Date: 1982 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of a large crowd of music fans gathered at Summerfest, looking northeast toward the current site of Discovery World. Sailboats are on Lake...
Description: A crowd gathers for the dedication of the flag pole at Mitchell Park. The conservatory is in the background.
Date: 1954-08-30 ca.
Description: Near the Department of Agriculture's Milk House, two baton twirlers in an obvious promotion photograph sit on top of a car and raise their paper cups of mi...
Description: Members of local 18 United Gas, Coke and Chemical of the C.I.O. picketing in a small circle on a wide downtown sidewalk. Two men hold signs and one reads,...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...
Description: A TMERL streetcar on the Delaware and Oakland line advertising special 1905 rates (25 for a dollar or 6 for 25 cents) and universal transfers.
Date: 1866 before
Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...
Description: Elevated view of fountain in front of the old City Hall, with a memorial to Henry Bergh (?-1888), founder of the American Humane Society. Several other bui...
Description: A woman in a black coat is taking a picture with her phone of another woman in a blue blazer, who is standing in front of a metal barrier fence. They are i...
Date: 1951 before
Description: Elevated view from the First Wisconsin National Bank Building, down Wells Street toward the Milwaukee County Court House. Commerce office on lower left.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a "Pronto-Dog" stand at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition staffed by three people. Behind the stand is an amusement park ride.
Date: 1895 before
Description: Elevated view from the top of a building of Milwaukee City Hall under construction.
Description: A recently planted sapling in the backyard of an empty house, with other houses and roads visible in the background.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: An exterior view of the Wisconsin (formerly the Germania) Club.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Elevated view of railroad yards with trains sitting on many of the tracks, with other tracks sitting empty. Steam is rising from trains in the background,...
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