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Description: Winter scene with a man and young boy shoveling snow from a sidewalk after a heavy snowfall.
Date: 1918-07-30 ca.
Description: Waldheim furniture building and surrounding commercial area on N. Plankinton Avenue, north of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Waldheim Furniture building is in th...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Basin or slip area. City buildings can be seen on a hill in the background. Various boats are in the river and on the shoreline. A path with stairs lead...
Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: The map reads: "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO. from Dupre’s 1/4 Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." The map co...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Interior of the Western Hotel.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...
Date: date unknown
Description: Stereographic view of two workers placing barrels of coal onto wheelbarrows to unload off a ship.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Gilded sculpture of Apollo and the muses of tragedy and comedy in the Pabst theater.
Description: This map made up of six panels shows communities, rivers, and Lake Michigan. The map includes several inset maps showing Milwaukee, Humboldt, Franklin, Oak...
Description: Exterior of saloon recreation center, with "1886 PH Best Brewing Co." etched onto the brick above the windows. The windows have lettering advertising "Summ...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: People walking on path by the Whitefish Bay Resort along the lake front. Text on postcard reads, "Hope you are well again. Sarah".
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A classical Romanesque basilica. Facing southwest from Chase Avenue, just south of Lincoln Avenue. Pedestrians are near the entrance.
Description: View down East Water Street from old city hall.
Date: 1911 before
Description: Also Garbage Crematory. Several buildings on shoreline, two with large smokestacks. A man is on the shore standing, and two people are in a boat on the r...
Description: A group of motorcycles, with Reagina Standard on the sides and on banners, sit parked on the dirt road.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the Waterworks looking northwest.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Buildings and smokestacks along a riverfront. Sky darkened by the smoke.
Description: Elevated view of bay shoreline, with dwellings along the bank. A few boats are in the river. In the background is a factory with a smokestack and railroad...
Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.
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