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Photograph

Storefronts on Road

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from dirt road, with buildings grouped on the left, with mailboxes, trees and a fence lining the road on the right. Horse-drawn carts are on the road,...

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Jones Island, with some houses near the water and an industrial area across the river. On the right are a number of railroad tracks next to a road. A sign...

Date: 1944-10-30 

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railway depot. A number of pedestrians are waiting for the train.

Photograph

Jeffery Car

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Jeffery, with a special body made by the W.S. Seaman Company parked in front of the company's Milwaukee plant. The Seaman company manufactured bodi...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Merrill Hall; front walk at entrance. A horse and carriage are parked at the entrance. Vines are growing up the side of the building on the right.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view from a building of a canal in the city, with a boat on the canal. A bridge is also visible.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tugboat towing sailing ship on the Milwaukee Bay.

Date: 1990 

Description: Scene from the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger" shot in part on the streets of Milwaukee. A crowd is watching in the background.

Date: 1926-06-25 ca.

Description: Automobile and motorcycle with sidecar parked on the side of the road at 712 Jefferson Street, near E. Ogden Avenue. The Notre Dame convent is visible in t...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exhibits of farm equipment and the gasoline engines that would have powered some of them at the Wisconsin State Fair. A Ferris wheel is visible in the back...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Mayor's Office, with a three-quarter view of the Milwaukee courthouse and people standing or walking by the building.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Large crowd of passengers on the whaleback excursion steamer "Christopher Columbus".

Photograph

German Market

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Photograph

Juneau Monument

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Side view of monument with plaque. Behind the statue is a road, trees, and the top of a building. A fire hydrant and a small group of people are on the ri...

Date: 1902 

Description: This map is a chart of Milwaukee Harbor that displays local streets, bridges, roads, railroads, public buildings, businesses, factories, dry docks, parks,...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...

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...

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Father Groppi is seated in the back of a police wagon with police officer after being arrested in front of his parish for the second night in a row.

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