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South Chase Avenue

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Looking south. Bridge in foreground is over Kinnickinnic River. Bridge over the road holds railroad tracks. In background are several houses and a build...

Date: 1958-05 

Description: Photocopy of a map created by the City of Milwaukee Master Plan Program City Planning Division in May of 1958 representing 1870 "THE CENTRAL AREA OF THE CI...

Date: 1922 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The label has the traditional Blatz logo, and was used for the sale of hops syrups an...

Date: 1882 

Description: First building of the 27th Street plant.


Fair Midway Crowds

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of crowds packing the Midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1876 

Description: Illustration of southwest view of the National Home For Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. The institution's name changed from National Asylum For Disabled Volun...


Mitchell Park

Date: 1913 before

Description: Sunken gardens at Mitchell Park, with the conservatory in the background.

Date: 1912-10-02 

Description: African American heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson, drove up to Milwaukee from his home in Chicago to watch the Vanderbilt Cup race on October 2, 1...


Description: Design in purple for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp. There is a farming theme, with stacks of grain and a barn.

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee Map Folder

Date: 1925 

Description: This map shows the routes of half-day and all-day trips from the Milwaukee area. The map highlights roads, land parcels, routes and destinations. Lake Mic...


Description: A nurse, possibly a student nurse, looks at a thermometer after taking the temperature of a female patient laying in bed.


Description: Milwaukee, down East Street from Kirby House.


Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1962-05-31 

Description: View along side of street towards a teenage brass band marching down the street in a Memorial Day parade in West Allis. A group of young children stand on...

Date: 1940 

Description: Three men operate an International I-14 industrial tractor and a 300-gallon beam sprayer in an apple orchard. One man sits on the tractor while the other t...

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of three trains in a snow-filled train yard. The middle train is an old-fashioned steam engine flanked by more modern trains. Three men are sta...


Fair Housing March


Description: March for fair housing in Milwaukee. Father James Groppi is at the right.

Date: 1959-11-05 

Description: Two male employees operate a large factory machine.


Secondary Unit

Date: 1967-05-17 

Description: BOF drive that was later purchased by Chicago Bridge and Iron Company and used by Crucible Steel of Midland, Pennsylvania. Falk caption reads, "Bull gear i...


Henry J. Steinman

Date: 1914-11-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry J. Steinman, Milwaukee merchant.

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