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Date: 1912-07-11 ca.
Description: Looking east on E. Wisconsin Avenue from the west bank of the Milwaukee River. The Pabset Building is on the left.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.
Date: date unknown
Description: Stereograph elevated view of Saint John's Cathedral, on 812 North Jackson Street, from the Courthouse. Lake Michigan is in the background.
Description: Looking northeast from the roof of the Wells Building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Milwaukee Street. St. John's Cathedral is in the center of the photogra...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: A watercolor of the Catholic Cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street. Hölzlhuber was choirmaster here between 1856 an...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Now called Wisconsin Avenue. Split avenue (strip of land down the center). View has several statues on plinths and/or columns in the center area.
Description: Caption on negative reads, "View showing property side of street Zenith Theatre Bldg. 2498 W. Hopkins St. Looking Northeast".
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company branch house building.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...
Description: A group of young boys gathered at the steps at the front of a house engaging in some kind of game, perhaps a game of chance. One boy is sitting above them...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...
Description: An interior image of St. Catherine Catholic Church during the marriage ceremony of Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934).
Description: Freighter on the Milwaukee River.
Description: Street view in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point. The storefronts include the H.J. Heinz Co.; H. Mullen, a clothing and shoe store; J. Ger...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior of church with towers are on the right. Three horse-drawn carriages are parked in front.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Side view of courthouse. Several cars are parked on the road lining the courthouse, and a woman is stepping onto the sidewalk near a fire hydrant.
Description: Elevated view of banner in the bleachers shows support for Braves outfielder Rico Carty for National League Rookie of the Year. A freight train, the Mitche...
Description: View of Milwaukee buildings and rooftops west from the top of the courthouse.
Description: View down Grand Avenue. A streetcar and a horse-drawn wagon can be seen among monuments.
Description: "This is the famous Milwaukee Ale House located at 233 N Water Street. Standing in front are Ethan A Casper and Parker Hren. This is the first time we have...
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