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Date: 1930 before
Description: Front entrance of building. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and three motorcars are on the road in front of the entrance.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....
Date: date unknown
Description: Stereograph elevated view from the dome of the Milwaukee Exposition Building looking south at the urban landscape. The cyclorama building in the foreground...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A bridge crosses the Milwaukee River on Oneida Street, now known as Wells Street, looking toward the City Hall tower.
Description: This 2 pinion gear was purchased by the Fairbanks Morse Division of the Colt Industry and used by United States Steel. Falk caption reads, "Main propulsion...
Description: Bird's-eye map, looking west from shoreline on Lake Michigan of Milwaukee to Golden Lake in Waukesha County, with Kenosha and Fox Point at bottom corners,...
Date: 1904 after
Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.
Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise visit to Milwaukee for a tour of the...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Metal bridge over river with three men standing near the railing.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard showing the landing chassis for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).
Date: 1914 after
Description: A line of buildings with docked boats on the left side of the river.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...
Description: Milwaukee County Stadium on the day of the first game of the 1958 World Series, between the Milwaukee Braves and the New York Yankees. A man is being lower...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Looking west on W. National Avenue from about S. 6th Street, a parade marches down National Avenue with a crowd of people watching, and signs and flags on...
Description: Railroad workers posing in front of locomotive Engine No. 1224 at Stowell Station. From left to right are Fireman John F. Fohey, yardmaster John Rice, Waym...
Description: Elevated view of building facade has a light-colored wall pierced with holes, designed by Maynard Meyer, architect. On the right is a restaurant, the Bosto...
Description: A large crowd of people moving down a road. Many people carry umbrellas, and a flag can be seen in the background. A sign hanging above the crowd reads, "...
Description: Front view of Sheridan Apartments. Caption on negative reads, "Looking South at Sheridan Apts. 2435 W. Wisconsin Ave."
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...
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