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Date: 1919 after
Description: Elevated view of Mayor Hoan speaking to a crowd at the Seaman Body Corporation.
Description: A group of spectators including men, women, and children standing at a railing watching some type of sporting event in a field where a large crowd is gathe...
Description: Exterior view of Pio Nono College.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: This manuscript map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows landownership. An approximate date can be established by the names written on the pla...
Date: 1910 before
Description: A large crowd is gathered along a sidewalk, spilling onto the road, in front of the station.
Date: date unknown
Description: Text on image in English and German reads "A Happy New Year" and Glueckliches Neujahr," and "The Wells Building" and "Wells-Gebaude."
Description: Design in black and white for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a travel, industry, and agriculture theme. The main design element is...
Description: A man hoists a bucket of coal onto his shoulder from a chute in the back of an International D-300 truck owned by Co-op Coal. The truck is parked along a r...
Description: Group portrait of men wearing winter coats and hats. They are standing on a metal roof, examining a large collapsed industrial structure which is behind th...
Description: A posed photograph taken for the Milwaukee & Suburban Transport Corp. to mark the substitution of buses for streetcars on the West Burnham St. line.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.
Description: Drawing of a two-story building with a roof that slopes down to one story in the back. Two men are on the porch talking, a third is coming off a boat from...
Description: Elevated stereograph of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company Building on Broadway Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Horse and carriages are on the unp...
Date: 1951 ca.
Description: A group of people boarding a diesel bus on 12th Street.
Description: Two streetcar engineers pose with a streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. Or...
Description: The first depot built in Milwaukee, it served the Milwaukee & Waukesha Railroad which became the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad and eventually the Chicag...
Description: Tugboat pulling freighter "Mariposa" on Kinnickinnic River. The river has large chunks of ice floating on top, and industrial buildings are in the backgrou...
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...
Description: A group of women and girls and one man sitting outside on benches and chairs sewing clothes and talking. On the right, a woman has a baby stroller beside h...
Date: 1951 before
Description: Elevated view from the First Wisconsin National Bank Building, down Wells Street toward the Milwaukee County Court House. Commerce office on lower left.
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