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Date:  

Description: Exterior view of Milwaukee Water Works. A little boy rides a tricycle in the foreground.

Date: 1957-05-07 

Description: Fire hazards are pointed out in a model house by Battalion Chief Edward McCabe for Cub Scouts of Pack 566 at Manitoba School. The ten-year-old boy scouts p...

Photograph

Boy Throwing Baton

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd watches a young man throwing a baton into the air at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind him is the "Alice In Dairyland" building, featurin...

Photograph

Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1906-06-10 

Description: View of car #466, which was then one of Milwaukee's newest streetcars. The car was put in service by TMERL about 1905 and was rebuilt as a duplex car in 1...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Central Roofing & Supply Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Roofing Jobbers and Contractors," with a three-quarter view of a house with a...

Photograph

Women Pedestrians

Date: 1911 

Description: Three women in large hats walking away from two streetcars on a windy day. Other men and women stand in the background. One of the streetcars has a sign th...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

Photograph

Jacob G. Kissinger

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jacob G. Kissinger, Milwaukee merchant.

Photograph

Meat Packing

Date: 1965-08-30 

Description: Workers fill orders of ground steak patties by putting them into corrugated boxes layered with parchment divider paper.

Photograph

Mackey Wells

Date: 1937-02-22 

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Mackey Wells, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is at a podium speaking to a crowd of people, some of whom are standing behind a street barricade. She is wearing a dress. In the bottom right...

Date: 1941 before

Description: Elevated view of west side of Basilica, with the apse on the left.

Photograph

Autogenous Mill

Date: 1978-06-23 

Description: View of an autogenous mill from above. This unit was purchased by Hardinge Company, a division of Koppers Incorporated and used by the Cleveland Cliff Empi...

Date: 1949-04 

Description: Two young women look at a display case containing items from the French Gratitude Train on exhibit in the Milwaukee Public Library.

Photograph

Emil Vilter

Date: 1921-06-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Emil Vilter, Milwaukee machinist.

Date: 1917 

Description: The intersection of Green Bay and Cedarburg roads taken for Wisconsin Highway Department.

Date: 1957-10-19 before

Description: Head shot of Milwaukee Braves manager Fred Haney. Under his management In 1957, with a lineup that included future Baseball Hall of Fame members Henry A...

Date: 1976 

Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Contains labeled points of interest below the map describing the buildings and streets. Caption below the map reads: "CITIES ON STONE...

Photograph

Quitting Time

Date: 1967-08-25 

Description: Construction workers enjoy a beer after pouring concrete for a bridge structure.

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