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Description: Severely flooded neighborhood. Two men can be seen looking at the flood from a back porch.
Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon going down a cobblestone street in Milwaukee. The fact that automobiles also appear in the picture suggest that the transition to mo...
Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 645 Franklin Place, also know as "The Lion House." Home is set back from the road, wit...
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior of a three-story mansion with a large yard.
Description: This map covers west to Wauwatosa, north to North Milwaukee, and south to South Milwaukee and shows street railways, city limits, parks, roads, railroads,...
Description: Stereograph elevated view of exterior of the Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce building. The six-story building features a clock-tower.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Milwaukee Court of Honor, in front of the Public Library. View from below of the statue "The Victorious Charge" with four figures.
Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.
Description: The Milwaukee police approach a line of NAACP Youth Council members in an attempt to break up a demonstration.
Date: 1914-05-19 ca.
Description: The Berlin Arcade building on the northwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. North Avenue, just after occupancy. For decades, it was Rosenberg's, a popular w...
Description: Side view of a group of women at a Civilian Defense Rally standing behind a counter with loaves of bread. Behind them is a table of covered cake pans and o...
Description: Aerial view of Jones Island and garbage disposal plant.
Milwaukee's First Photojournalist
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.
Date: 1914-08-20 ca.
Description: View from across the street of 4th Ward Square. Individuals sitting on benches and grass in the park. Caption on glass plate reads, "4th Ward Square".
Description: Elaborate gateway, in the shape of an arch, to the National Soldiers Home, with man and boy standing in entrance. The gateway is made of trees, covered wit...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: J. Robert Taylor and his wife, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, sit for a portrait on a park bench.
Description: Exterior view from a roof of the Kroening Engineering factory. Cars are parked along the street outside the building.
Description: A fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine is parked on the street. A group of people are looking up toward a building where a rope is coming down f...
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