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Date: date unknown
Description: Church located at the corner of Broadway and Division Streets. A group of men, women and children stand at the corner near a large lamp post.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Crowd of men gathered around a man sitting in an early automobile with exposed wheels, engine, and steering wheel. The side of the automobile says "King Si...
Description: Southwest view of the Jeremiah Curtin house at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recognized as the...
Description: A group of well-dressed men and women walking across a street. They are all wearing hats and a couple of the woman are carrying fur muffs. A streetcar and...
Date: 1910-09-01 ca.
Description: 27th Street viaduct looking north, Menomonee Valley area, with gas holders of the Milwaukee Gas Light Co. in the background. Pedestrians and wagons can be...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The entrance on the left has a small domed tower. On the right is a chimney.
Description: West side of N. Water Street between E. Buffalo and E. Chicago Streets, featuring the Joys Building, with a contruction area in foreground. There are also...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Looking south from Oneida Street Bridge. Large buildings line the river edge. Another bridge is in the distance. Several buildings have flags on the roofs...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: The view of Whitefish Bay
Date: 1937 after
Description: Exterior view of the 800 block of South Third Street, with three large houses lining the road.
Description: Espenhain's department store located on the northwest corner of N. 4th Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue. Pedestrians, horse-drawn vehicles, and a streetcar c...
Description: Looking west on W. Wells Street from N. 16th Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street and a large billboard advertising in the left fore...
Description: Members of local 18 United Gas, Coke and Chemical of the C.I.O. picketing in a small circle on a wide downtown sidewalk. Two men hold signs and one reads,...
Description: Elevated view from the Post Office of Wisconsin Avenue with buildings and street traffic.
Description: Night view of tower and Memorial Drive. Cars are parked in front of the tower.
Description: The Railroad YMCA building at S. 3rd and W. Florida Streets.
Date: 1940-03-19 ca.
Description: View across Milwaukee River of workers of the Herman M. Hettler Lumber Company unloading lumber off a shipping boat to the Shroeder Lumber Yards and Troste...
Description: A fire boat is next to a dock with burning objects. Fire fighters on the boat are using high-powered hoses to put out a fire. Smoke and steam fill the bac...
Description: Mr. and Mrs. Janke taking care of last minute details in their prescription department before closing their drugstore's doors at 1658 W. Hopkins permanentl...
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