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Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The Miller Brewing wagon, filled with barrels of beer, and a Miller delivery truck. The caption on the photograph reads "1855-1939".
Date: date unknown
Description: A tugboat pulling a steamer in the harbor of Lake Michigan. Steam billows from the stacks.
Description: Etched print of factory with inset of Bay State Works in lower right corner. Lake with ships in background, with busy, buggy covered roads in foreground....
Description: A cluster of old dwellings are in the center, with broken shacks and rusted cars. Behind are railroad cars, and an industrial area with men working. In t...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: View down the avenue. A large crowd of people on are on the left in front of a storefront, and several horse-drawn vehicles are on the right. Two men are...
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: A woman in business attire walks with an open umbrella on a rainy day in downtown Milwaukee. To her left is the Civil War monument, "The Victorious Charge...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Home of William Augustus Prentiss, built in 1836 and burned in 1845. Small two-story house. Four people are standing around the house.
Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...
Description: Letterhead of the F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Company of Milwaukee, manufacturers of and dealers in footwear, with an elevated, three-quarter view of the Mayer co...
Description: A man driving through a neighborhood on a dirt and rock road.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...
Description: Michigan Bridge across the Milwaukee River, and downtown area.
Description: Costumed actors on a Third Ward street transformed to represent the 1930s for the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger".
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Fire fighters on ladders climbing up to the windows of a burning building.
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...
Description: The exterior of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger storefront from across a street. The text in the windows reads "Panyard Machinery & Pattern Works," "Mfrs...
Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.
Description: A Sauk County traffic police vehicle leads a line of circus wagons through past two church buildings during a parade originating at Circus World Museum in...
Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.
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