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Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Midway area of the Wisconsin State Fair, showing a truck advertising peanuts at 5 cents in the center background.

Date: 1954 

Description: This blue line print shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, additions, railroads, streets, and parks.

Date: 1937 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Awnings stretch over the entrance and windows on the front facade.

Date: 1990-06 

Description: Film location in Milwaukee's Third Ward where parts of the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger" was shot in 1990.

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is 1 map consisting of 12 sheets. This map includes a numbered key labeling each area, all of which are represented...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Front facade of building from across the street behind a median strip, which has a statue surrounded by a small fence.


Motorcycle Racers


Description: Ten motorcycle racers line up abreast on the track at the Wisconsin State Fair Park. A group of spectators watches from the stands.

Date: 1972 

Description: Aerial view of Milwaukee campus, with surrounding homes and buildings.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fire fighters stand in the street while two men are being raised on a moving ladder, which is attached to the back of a truck. Two other ladder...


Description: Letterhead of the E.R. Godfrey & Sons Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a red belt with a silver buckle across the top left. Examples of the company's...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad. Railroad train cars are stopped on the tracks and smoke is rising fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of children, possibly J. Robert Taylor's sons and daughters, playing on a pier. Three of the children are lined up in diving poses getting ready to...

Date: 1894 

Description: This map shows sewers, intercepting sewers, manholes, block numbers, streets, railroads, parks, cemeteries, and Lake Michigan. The right margin reads: "Tot...


Plankinton House

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. The Plankinton House is in the near foreground across the street. A sign for Little Dry Goods, 105, is on the left, above a horse-drawn cart.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Elevated view of Lincoln Memorial Drive at the point where it joins Wisconsin Avenue, now the site of the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center. Lake Michig...

Date: 1966 

Description: St. Mary's Hospital and surrounding area. In the bottom left corner is the water tower.

Date: 1917 

Description: A 1917 Locomobile Cabriolet parked in a residential neighborhood. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.


City Hall

Date: 1935 before

Description: Elevated view of front of City Hall. Several buildings and streets surround City Hall, with cars on all the roads. Snow is on top of the buildings and the...

Date: 1906-08-30 

Description: A screw passenger excursion vessel or whaleback, the Christopher Columbus, passing through the Broadway Bridge.

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