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Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.
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.
Description: This map shows additions and subdivisions to Milwaukee, city wards, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. This map was engraved to accompany the city d...
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...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Gothic style church. On the right is a road, with a smaller gray building in the background.
Date: date unknown
Description: Motorcycle race contestant overturned on the track after collision with haybales.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: A beach on Lake Michigan near the Milwaukee Yacht Club. Men, women, and children relax on the beach. In the background many boats are on the water.
Description: Light factory district. The street is 44 feet between curbs, with vitrified brick pavement. Telephone poles line the road.
Description: Tank car wreck at the Grand Trunk Western Railroad car ferry docks. A man wearing a hat is in the right foreground.
Description: A special 1921 Hudson. The body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Men work to level the ground for foundations to be poured for homes. Exposed brick walls of partially constructed homes are on the left and right, and a di...
Date: 1913-11-29 ca.
Description: Park near hotels and Gimbels building. Caption says, "View N.E. from C. M. & St. P. Depot". Presently, it is Zeidler Union Square on W. Everett Street betw...
Description: Milwaukee Electric Rapid Transit at 20-23rd Streets and St. Paul, looking southeast from a hillside. Snow is on the ground, the buildings, and the large pi...
Description: A group of Boy Scouts, led by the Scout Leader, playing drums in a Fourth of July parade. They are walking down a street and a crowd of spectators is in th...
Description: Long wooden pier with people fishing along the pier. Three males with their fishing poles and buckets are walking toward the viewer. A person next to a b...
Description: Letterhead of Wirth, Hammel & Company, a dealer in horses and mules headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a front view of the company building on the...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: A view of the facade and side of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building, taken from an elevated vantage point. The structure has a set of...
Date: 1935 after
Description: The road in front is lined with cars, including a fuel truck. In the foreground is a parking lot with two cars. The large brewery building has a chimney...
Description: Vel Phillips grips the bat and ducks as the ball is pitched at a baseball game. The catcher is on the right. Chain link fencing, a bicycle and a residentia...
Description: Elevated view of railroad yard and railroads cars on Jones Island. On the right is a large derrick or crane, and in the background can be seen a number of...
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