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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...
Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...
Description: View west from Mitchell Block of warehouses, industrial buildings and a church in the background. In the foreground is a waterway with a schooner and two s...
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: Two women and a man in the foreground hold onto their hats on a windy day as they cross a street.
Description: A woman carefully steps off a Milwaukee streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801...
Description: The Milwaukee Road Shops interior sheetmetal shop, formerly the car paint and repair shop, at 3301 West Canal Street.
Description: Model of a gas station from an exhibit of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright at the Layton Art Gallery in Milwaukee, which toured the United States between 19...
Description: Looking west on W. North Avenue from N. 14th Sreet. The Roosevelt Theater is on the far right and the Luick ice cream building is on the far left.
Date: 1880 before
Description: Stereograph. Part of a bridge is visible in the lower left corner. Under the bridge is a floating pier with advertisements painted on its sides. Another br...
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...
Description: Photograph taken through the broken windshield of a Wisconsin State highway patrol car. The patrolmen are at the scene of an automobile accident somewhere...
Date: 1939 ca.
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: 1905 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from Grand Avenue overlooking Buscule Bridge.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Snapshot of preparations for an automobile race at the Milwaukee State Fair taken by Edward Maurer of La Crosse, an amateur photographer, from his seat in...
Date: date unknown
Description: The screw passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," being towed into the Milwaukee harbor past a breakwater. Milwaukee North Pier Inner Light in...
Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder traveling down a dirt road in the country.
Date: 1930 after
Description: Exterior of courthouse. Some timber lies in a pile to the right of the building, and cars line the street in front.
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...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Turner Hall in Milwaukee with horse-drawn wagon passing.
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