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Description: View from shoreline of a group of people standing on a pier. Three people are in a boat along the side of the pier, and another boat with a roof is on the...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: View of the Grand Avenue viaduct and surrounding establishments. A line of automobiles are parked outside a tavern under the viaduct.
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Birds-eye view of International Harvester's Milwaukee Works located at 1714 West Bruce Street. The factory was originally owned by the Milwaukee Harvester...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...
Description: Tractors parked in rows in a dirt lot at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory. Factory buildings are in the background.
Description: Obreros Unidos (United Workers) demonstrators painting signs at a Milwaukee rally. In the background, a man is painting the National Farmworker's (NFW) Azt...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Wells Street Bridge occupies the bottom center of the image, with City Hall in the center background. Three men are walking on the bridge.
Description: Salvator Moshe's daughters, Mathilde and Marcia.
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...
Description: Gesu Church, with automobiles and pedestrians on West Wisconsin Avenue. There is a sign on the left for the Abbot Crest Hotel located at 1226 West Wiscons...
Date: date unknown
Description: A racer poses on the track with his horse and carriage. The horse appears to be wearing blinders. The man is wearing a coat and hat, and is holding a whip.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Metal bridge over river with three men standing near the railing.
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Residential street with three boys playing “soldier”.
Description: Three men raising mugs of beer from behind the outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background is a tent.
Description: Sewage lagoon at a treatment site.
Description: A dump truck full of loose gravel is emptying its load onto a street. A leveler is following behind to redistribute the gravel evenly across the road. Ther...
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...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...
Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. The Alhambra Theatre is on the left. Pedestrians are on the streets and sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are on...
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