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Date: 1916 ca.

Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, rivers, Lake Michigan, churches, schools, and...

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1931 before

Description: The tower of the building is on the right, with flag poles at various peaks on the roof. On the right is a building with classical style pillars.

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1904 

Description: City Hall and North Water Street in downtown Milwaukee.

Photograph

Coal Docks

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A large, coal cargo ship docks in the harbor in Menominee Valley.

Photograph

Fish Shop

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: A fish shop made of several small, interconnected buildings. Signs for fresh or smoked fish are on several parts of the shop. In the background is a railr...

Date: 1983-10 

Description: The Milwaukee Road sheetmetal shop, formerly formerly known as the car paint and repair shop, located at 3301 West Canal Street.

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an elevated view of the brewery complex, including an elevator and other stora...

Date: 1956 after

Description: A monument to Milwaukeeans killed in the Second World War and the Korean Conflict. Night view, with building lit internally, with light coming out of large...

Date: 1919-08-08 ca.

Description: View up the Milwaukee River from Wisconsin Avenue bridge. A World War I submarine travels down the Milwaukee River. A crowd is gathered at the riverbank an...

Book or Pamphlet

Helicopter Spraying DDT

Date: 1968-04 ca.

Description: Helicopter treating elm trees with DDT to kill beetles that carry Dutch Elm Disease.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd walking the grounds of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition in the early evening. An electric sign on the right says "Terrel Jacobs Wild Animal Circ...

Photograph

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:  date unknown

Description: The Terrace on Lake Shore, with a road, several pathways, and a curving stairway with columns, ornate railings, and a flagpole near the shoreline.

Photograph

Campaign Trailer

Date: 1962 

Description: A car and a trailer covered with "Gaylord Nelson for U.S. Senator" posters sits parked on a neighborhood street.

Postcard

Town Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.

Photograph

Miller Hall

Date:  

Description: Miller Hall, a saloon recreation center in Milwaukee. In windows below the main entrance to the right are three signs advertising Palm Gardens. Another sig...

Date: 1893 

Description: This map covers west to Wauwatosa, north to North Milwaukee, and south to South Milwaukee and shows street railways, city limits, parks, roads, railroads,...

Photograph

Outdoor Gathering

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of women and girls and one man sitting outside on benches and chairs sewing clothes and talking. On the right, a woman has a baby stroller beside h...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Oxen and prairie schooner owned by Charles Ward, Wisconsin Dells, on display for a passing crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1972 

Description: Left to right: Holton, Merrill, and Johnson Halls. Cars are parked along the road, including a Ford Gremlin and Chevrolet Camaro, in the lower part of the...

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