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Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...
Description: American System houses designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, located at 1102-112 North 27th Street. Demolished in 1974. Four identical buildings in a row. A r...
Description: Image of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads: "As foreign nations saw u...
Date: date unknown
Description: Jackson Street. On top of the building is a sign that reads "Orphan Asylum".
Description: People working and shopping at a neighborhood garage sale in the Walker's Square Park area. Several neighborhood groups collaborated to sponsor the annual...
Description: Newspaper clipping featuring a drawing by Fernekes. The house has four fluted columns on the front porch.
Description: Fire destroyed the Atlas Flour Mill, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage. Thirteen engine companies, six truck companies, and two fire boats fought the...
Description: First place winning design in blue for a 3 cent Wisconsin centennial stamp, which features a farming theme, including a tractor with the word "Forward" on...
Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.
Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...
Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...
Description: International snowplow.
Description: An International D-50 truck carrying fire-building materials parked near a loading dock. A man is standing near the back of the truck loading one of the sa...
Description: The "Milwaukee Journal's" holiday card with a scene of two women in front of a town scene done in the Old English style. A man inside of a shop door is tip...
Description: The "James E. McAlpine" in tow of tugboat "Conrad Starke" on the Milwaukee River.
Date: 1914-05-23 ca.
Description: Looking north on N. Water Street from W. St. Paul Avenue. City Hall is visible in the left background.
Date: 1924-08-21 ca.
Description: The tobacco and cigar counter of the Center Street Pharmacy, located at 2002 W. Center Street.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: People stand in front of the exterior of the Information Booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. A reproduction of the "Wisconsin" statue by Daniel C...
Date: 1871 before
Description: The building has a fence around it and the yard is filled with trees. Pedestrians are in the road, as well as a man riding a horse.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A two-door sedan is parked in front of the market, near a large sign.
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