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Date: 1936-06-15 

Description: Two workers loading large steel castings into the back of an International C-15 truck outside a Wehr Steel Company building.

Postcard

Country Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Color image of building with wraparound porch on two levels. A plant-lined drive is in front of the house with a man driving a horse-drawn carriage.

Photograph

27th Street Viaduct

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...

Photograph

Court of Honor

Date:  

Description: Court of Honor, W. Wisconsin Avenue, looking west from N. 9th Street. The Midsummer Festival monument (with eagle) and Gesu Church steeples are on the left...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Men moving an iron lung. The machine has the logo for the March of Dimes imprinted on it. Iron Lungs were commonly used for the treatment of polio.

Photograph

Miller Block

Date:  

Description: Mack building on the southwest corner of N. Water Street and E. Wisconsin Avenue. Rank and Motteram Co. jewelery business inside the Mack building. Several...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "The T.M.E.R. & L. Co's New Public Service Building"- the heading on the postcard. Flags are on the roof on either end. A trolley is coming in from the r...

Photograph

Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Photograph

Sulky Driver

Date:  date unknown

Description: A racer poses on the track with his horse and carriage. The horse appears to be wearing blinders. The man is wearing a coat and hat, and is holding a whip.

Date:  

Description: Billhead of A. Follansbee & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam powered bakery producing "aerated" bread, biscuits, crackers, and cookies. On the left...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man sits in the front seat of a small railroad train made for children, which is riding along a track in a wooded area with a building and a fence in the...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Front of City Hall, taken from a rooftop. Streets, cars, statue and fountain are visible. Sign on Hall says "Welcome."

Photograph

Court of Honor

Date: 1923 

Description: Elevated view of Court of Honor on Wisconsin Avenue.

Date:  

Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.

Photograph

Winter Street Scene

Date:  

Description: Snow covers a streetcar and pedestrians walk through a snow-covered street.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Dr. A. Rudolph Silverston's vacu-aerial flying machine, as seen from the rear.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers eating dinner. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Un...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1861 

Description: Map with labelled block and lot numbers, owners of large property parcels, city wards, railroads, and streets. Population from 1835 to 1860 listed below ti...

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