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Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...

Date: 1846 

Description: "Rules to be observed by the pupils of public schools of Milwaukee".

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Flagpole on a strip of grass in the middle of an avenue. On the right are several horse-drawn vehicles and people parading in the road in front of what app...

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Carpenter, assistant professor of Afro-American Education & Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is seated with his family. His...

Date: 1936-10-13 

Description: Milkman delivering milk to the Hotel Juneau. The International C-300 truck was owned by Golden Guernsey Dairy Co. A sign above the hotel awning advertises...

Date: 1931-03-17 

Description: A scene at Curtiss-Wright Field in Milwaukee. Pictured are Arthur D. Gaspar, a Waukesha funeral director, and Paul Trier, the pilot of the Curtiss Thrush....

Date: 1967-11-27 

Description: A machinist runs a punch press at Res Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A building on the left has a large sign for Gimbel's on its roof. Beyond the river in the background are two large s...

Photograph

Hauling a Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boys, men, and horses hauling a boat with ropes.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862 

Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...

Date: 1948-01-14 

Description: A view from behind the bar in the Lutheran Center Bowling Alley of happy patrons enjoying a beer. One of the two bartenders is also enjoying a beverage.

Print

City Hall

Date: 1895 

Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.

Photograph

Two Churches

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view, looking northwest from the Fourth District Schoolhouse. The foreground is dominated by two large churches.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Works foremen and supervisors posing in front of a "high-speed, modernized gun carriage." At the right is Superintendent V.A. Guebard, and next t...

Photograph

Fred T. Goll

Date: 1914-07-30 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Fred T. Goll, Milwaukee wholesaler.

Date: 1955-02-10 

Description: Elevated view of boy sitting on toy fire engine, another boy dressed as a cowboy, and a girl with toy cash register playing in the bedroom.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: This map shows railroads, street railways, roads, wards, block numbers, parks, and one mile concentric circles indicating distance from Post Office. Also i...

Date:  

Description: Costume party at Gauer's home on Downer Avenue. Ruthe Distenfeld owned five appliance stores, Bernice Flower was Forrest Flower's wife (WPA Artist), and Be...

Date: 1956-04-13 before

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves player Lew Burdette.

Photograph

Mount Mary College

Date: 1940 

Description: Front entrance to Notre Dame Hall; taken at an angle. The name of the hall is above the arched doorway.

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