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Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.
Description: Studio portrait of nurse Ada Straub in her uniform. Ada Straub was a cousin of Mrs. Anton Nelson (the mother of Gaylord Nelson), who was also a nurse.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The ma...
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: W.M. Steinmeyer grocery building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Highland Avenue.
Description: Interior of the Milwaukee factor of the W.S. Seaman Company, a manufacturer of bodies for various automobile companies. In 1919 Nash Motors purchased a ha...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Stone Stairway. At the top there is a decorative balcony overlooking the stairway, and part of a building can be seen.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of H. Harnischfeger, Milwaukee manufacturer.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Close-up of seats in Pabst Theater.
Description: Front cover and back insert page from Eugene's restaurant in the Juneau Hotel, with an orange lobster holding a blue card in its tail with images of a stee...
Description: New Northwestern Insurance Company building, with horse-drawn vehicles in the street.
Description: Corner of 706 North Jefferson Street; from a booklet of collotype views published by the photographer. The building has a turret with a rounded roof. At th...
Description: Mrs. Lloyd Knox demonstrating the technique of making spoon bread.
Description: Exterior of stage entrance. The state door is below a fire escape that connects to a white balcony to the right. Below the balcony is a poster for the Mil...
Description: Iceman delivering a block of ice from an International D-300 streamlined truck to an office building in downtown Milwaukee. The man worked for the Wisconsi...
Date: date unknown
Description: A long line of fire fighters in the street are aiming fire hoses at a building. Coils of hoses cover the street.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Kootz, Milwaukee merchant.
Description: Interior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Note below the image reads: " Milwaukee Public Library, Children's Room." There are reading tables and chair...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked in front of the Kearns Equipment Inc., building, 3539 W. State Street.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...
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