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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Sister's of the Divine Savior at Thirty-fifth and Center Streets. Three main entrances are along the right side.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...
Description: Home office building on street corner, built in classic temple style. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and there are two motorcars in front of the entranc...
Description: Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct on the line along the Milwaukee River. The viaduct has two arched passages, and stones and rocks lining the path f...
Description: View of the brew house of the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company. A man can be seen standing in the background.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.
Date: date unknown
Description: The Milwaukee Merchants & Manufacturers Special Train. A steam engine with several cars stretching to the horizon is sitting on the tracks in front of a pl...
Description: Elevated view looking east along West State Street between Eighth and Ninth Streets. Numerous buildings line the road, along which cable cars are travelin...
Date: 1940 before
Description: Entrance to large home. Part of porch as well as side of house visible. Curved stairs lead up to the porch. Door flanked by columns with highly detailed c...
Description: Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934) stand together looking out a window. She is wearing a white satin princess-style gown with...
Date: 1905 after
Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Four stories tall with a small section of peaked and decorated roof at the corner.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Water Tower Park showing Milwaukee and the bay.
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.
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee, west from the Court House.
Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.
Description: View down Grand Avenue from 6th Street. Several horse-drawn vehicles. Church in background.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Elevated exterior view. Sign on front of City Hall says, "Help Prevent Fires," and the Henry Bergh statue and fountain is in front of the building. Severa...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Street view exterior of building. The roads are lined with cars.
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