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Photograph

NAACP Protest

Date: 1958-09 ca.

Description: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) picketers outside the Schroeder Hotel where the Apprenticeship meeting was held. A Blatz...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1912 before

Description: View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) a...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A clock is in the taller corner belfry. A rose window is on the front facade.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view from street of home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House...

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking north from the foot of Milwaukee's main thoroughfare, Wisconsin Avenue. Lincoln Memorial Drive winds its way along the lagoon in Juneau...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Part of the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway. Small station, at the bottom of a hill. Behind the station on top of the hill is a line of houses.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: A Milwaukee billboard advertising a lecture by Earl Browder, general secretary of the Communist Party-USA. The sign reads "Win the War Rally! Earl Browder,...

Photograph

Baseball Scene

Date:  

Description: Runner reaching first base with coach signaling for him to stop. Defensive players and the umpire look on. A portion of the crowd in the stands is visible...

Date: 1963 

Description: An International CO-192 truck leads a 25-piece circus parade through downtown streets. The parade originated at Circus World Museum in Baraboo. Additional...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard view of a pier and lighthouse at the entrance to Milwaukee's harbor. Two people sail in a small boat to the right of the lighthouse,...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow-covered street car, Milwaukee.

Photograph

Railroad Yards

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of railroad yards with trains sitting on many of the tracks, with other tracks sitting empty. Steam is rising from trains in the background,...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home office building on street corner, built in classic temple style. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and there are two motorcars in front of the entranc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Lincoln Memorial Bridge and plaza area. Lake Michigan is in the background, railroad tracks are below the bridge. Trees and grass surrou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Right side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking northeast from the Wells Building showing the St. Johns Cathedral, the Masonic Temple and the Emanuel Church, among other buildings.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Old Milwaukee County Court House and adjoining buildings as they appeared from 1836 to 1870. Scene also shows pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles.

Date:  

Description: The southeast corner of the Friend Brothers Clothing Company at N. Broadway and E. Michigan Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Stewart house from the northwest. Building has two front doors, with a porch over the one on the right.

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