1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Photograph

Milwaukee College

Date: 1910 before

Description: The central gothic structure was built around 1852 for the Milwaukee Female College and the wings were added at a later time. Later this building was used...

Photograph

South Pierce Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Light factory district. The street is 44 feet between curbs, with vitrified brick pavement. Telephone poles line the road.

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date:  date unknown

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...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee and Suburbs

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: This map is accompanied by booklet: "Know Milwaukee Map and Street Guide". The map is a detailed map of Milwaukee and the surrounding suburbs. Streets and...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking Northeast from dome of the Milwaukee County Court House. Several churches are visible among the dwellings.

Photograph

Stock Fair

Date: 1915 

Description: Elevated view of the monthly Stock Fair. The roof of a building is in the left foreground. Horse-drawn wagons line the street, and there is a large buildin...

Date: 1998 

Description: Lynn Sneary's artistic rendering of an overhead rear view of Miller Park Stadium.

Date: 1938 

Description: Color coded map in pink, yellow, blue, and brown of Milwaukee County State and County trunk highways. The map includes a legend of symbols: "STEAM RAIL ROA...

Date: 1937 

Description: Elevated view of a diver dressed in a diving suit being lowered into water by a pulley from the side of a ship. A crowd of men is watching from the ship.

Photograph

Unidentified Street

Date:  

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue at Water Steet with cars and pedestrians. Streetcars are running up and down the middle of the wide street. Skyscrapers an...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Several houses along the road next to a local restaurant with several signs advertising food and drink. A car is on the far left in the road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elaborate funeral hearse is pulled up to a house with the back doors open, waiting to be loaded with the casket. There are many men and women bundled up...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The intersection of Port Washington Road and Silver Spring Drive near Milwaukee. Even if one did not know that this was the intersection of a major north-s...

Date:  

Description: Steamroller parked on a gravel road.

Date: 1918 

Description: Motor Corps of the National League for Women's Service. The corps performed errands and other services for all organizations engaged in war activities, ans...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder traveling down a dirt road in the country.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking down into the reservoir partially filled with water. A group of men stand at various levels; some with the carriage and horses at top, four on a l...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers pack artillery shells into boxes at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. Af...

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1885 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...

Date: 1897 after

Description: A group of men carrying lunch boxes are walking away from a steam engine train, which is near another train and power lines.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.