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Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch stand near a wooden bridge, holding canes, in a wooded area blanketed in snow. There is a hat on top of one of the posts on t...


Military Ball

Date: 1957-12-13 

Description: Jody Epply, 20, of Oshkosh, a junior in the college of nursing, honorary regimental commander of the Marquette University Reserve Officers' Training Corps,...

Date: 1957-06 

Description: A seated man welds a sugar mill drive that was later purchased by E.L. Dennis Engineering Company of New Orleans, Louisiana and used by A. Wilbert's Sons M...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from a roof of the Kroening Engineering factory. Cars are parked along the street outside the building.


St. Paul's Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: On the site of the Layton art gallery, on the northeast corner of East Mason and North Jefferson Streets. A man is standing at a corner light post.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mother and children on front porch. Identified as Fred Taylor in the baby carriage, Ellen Taylor Higgins, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and Donna Taylor Adams.

Date: 1948 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, and Elsie the Cow and her calf Beauregard, stand on a parade float with two men in downtown Milwaukee, while a male o...


South Shore Beach

Date: 1921-07-31 ca.

Description: Crowds of individuals along South Shore Beach in the Bay View neighborhood. Some individuals are swimming while others are sitting on the grass and sand....


Wisconsin Street

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Street, looking east from the Post Office towards Lake Michigan. Date written in pencil on postcard reads May 21, 1909.


Checking a Gear

Date: 1970-12-29 

Description: A male employee, Dennis Zastrow, inspects a gear in the gear lab.

Date: 1964 

Description: Elevated view of the city looking north along the shore of Lake Michigan.


Crystal Theater

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The Crystal Theater at N. 2nd Street between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street.


Cheese in Storage

Date: 1952 

Description: Cheesemaker standing on ladder putting cheese on storage shelf, along with rows of other cheeses.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group portrait of George, Louise, and Milton, their son, standing in front of a fence. They are traveling with one suitcase and a full handbag. All three a...


Wedding Party

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Group portrait of the Mary (Kustermann) Esser and J. Thomas Esser wedding party taken at St. Catherine's Catholic Church. The wedding party included Susan...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Family posed in a line in a yard outside a home. Identified from back: Alma Reinhardt Taylor, Ellen Taylor Higgins, J. Robert Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams,...

Date: 1938-06-13 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and long coat with rubber protectors over his shoes stands next to a McCormick-Deering cooler. Four milk cans are in the foreground. Origin...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, rivers, Lake Michigan, churches, schools, and...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This house, built on a hill close to the Milwaukee River, was the only one in the city as late as 1840. The owner of the house, Martin [Matthias] Stein, a...


Bendeis Mill


Description: Mill on the Milwaukee River, with some bare trees and various objects on the riverbank. The mill was destroyed in a flood in August of 1924.

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