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Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows 32 zoning districts, house numbering system, parks, cemeteries, and Milwaukee County institutional buildings.

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...


Brick Mansion

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of a three-story mansion with a large yard.


Juneau Avenue


Description: W. Juneau Avenue commercial district looking east from N. 7th Street. A dog is crossing the street in the foreground, and pedestrians, and horse-drawn vehi...


Description: Exterior of one of Milwaukee's largest dance halls, with a sign on the front reading: "Dreamland." There are other buildings along the street and people wa...

Date: 1872 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, some landownership, and a race course. Manuscript annotations in red i...

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace meeting with a number of men and one young girl. A garden and residences can be seen in the background. Henry Wallace, then the United States...

Date: 1964 

Description: Elevated view of the city looking south and west.

Date: 1934 after

Description: A man is walking on the raised sidewalk in front of the building near a fence. On the windows is written "Lakehouse Lunch Room".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men wearing hats are posing against a wall, hunched up in their coats against the cold. One sits while the other two stand.


Green Sheet Costume

Date: 1987-10-31 

Description: Amanda Basile of Milwaukee's Northwest side dressed as the Milwaukee Journal Green Sheet for Halloween. She made the costume with her mother Penny Chapman...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Tracks are underneath the viaduct in the bottom of the image, and houses line the right side.


Salzmann Library

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Salzmann Library, Saint Francis, WI.

Date:  ca.

Description: M. Keenan & Company, flour and feed mill. Small print of mill on the water front. River is behind the building with a steamboat and a ship. A tall smoke...


Schroeder Hotel

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schroeder Hotel, with automobiles parked on street and pedestrians in front of entrance.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Lithograph showing the projected plan for the memorial. Monument is on top of a hill, looking out over the city, with a fenced off park area. Seven people...


Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Goodnow Bay State Foundry & Machine Shop, or "Bay State" Iron Works, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which fabricated steam engines and boil...



Date: 1962-11-03 

Description: Majorettes dancing in a parade. They were members of the Milwaukee Continentals marching band.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with tower from street level. Two flags fly from the building. A short letter is written in the sky area of the postcard.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View down row of back of houses. The backyards have gardens, and on the far left is a row of trees.

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