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Description: Memohead of the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an elevated view of the brewery complex, including an elevator and other stora...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1848 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1935 

Description: Nighttime view. A small sign for the company is in a middle window on the first floor. The left entrance has a potted plant in the window.


Jones Island

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Jones Island fishing community in Milwaukee Harbor. Several shacks are visible as well as many fishing nets on net rollers. Ice on the wat...


Man Selling Tickets

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing eyeglasses and sitting at a booth sells tickets related to a Civilian Defense Rally. Children and adults are at booths in the background, inc...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company branch house building.


The Westmore Hotel


Description: The Westmore Hotel, located at N. 5th Street near W. Clybourn Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street and in a parking lot to the right...


Country Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Color image of building with wraparound porch on two levels. A plant-lined drive is in front of the house with a man driving a horse-drawn carriage.


WCTU Float

Date: 1941-07-11 

Description: Float of the Women's Christian Temperance Union in a Milwaukee parade.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

Date: 1900 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man and woman are looking under the hood of a car in front of a business whose sign states, "The car that is seen and not heard. The car you will eventua...

Date: 1886 

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 M...


Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee branch of the Underwood Typewriter Company, headquartered in New York. In the center is the image of a typewriter with a red ba...

Date: 1939 

Description: This is a zoning map of Wauwatosa with a key of districts including agricultural, resident, business, commercial, and industrial. The map features labeled...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Building with two large smokestacks on hill with Lake Michigan in the background. In front is a landscaped area with several smaller buildings.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: There is a sign painted on a building at right that reads "Schlitz". In the bottom right are railroad cars.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: German Market on the right side of the street in the distance. Two horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground are heading toward the market. Pedestrians walk o...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man and two young children, a boy and a girl, ride an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind them written on the wall of a bu...

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