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Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Photograph

Clinton House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of three-story building located on the south side. Buildings on either side have storefronts, and snow is on the ground.

Date: 1956-09 

Description: A crossing guard helps a young student to cross the street at a cross walk at Abert and Green Bay streets in Milwaukee. Two cars (one a Chevrolet), have en...

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

Photograph

Courthouse Square

Date: 1916-09-24 ca.

Description: Courthouse (now Cathedral) Square, looking northeast from N. Jefferson and E. Wells Street. People can be seen sitting on benches in the park with the cour...

Date: 1965-02-25 

Description: This blue line print map shows annexed land with ordinance numbers and dates.

Photograph

Concrete Locks

Date:  date unknown

Description: Concrete locks on a narrow river in winter. Snow covers the ground, and a water tower and smokestack can be seen in the background.

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view of fountain in front of the old City Hall, with a memorial to Henry Bergh (?-1888), founder of the American Humane Society. Several other bui...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereoview looking over the city of Milwaukee. In the background is a church, and factory buildings with smoke flowing out of the chimneys.

Photograph

Cawker Building

Date:  

Description: Cawker Building and surrounding commercial district at the northeast corner of N. Plankinton and W. Wells Streets.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A camera operator is filming a reporter outside the Milwaukee Theater at the Republican presidential debate. Other television crews are setting up their eq...

Photograph

Milwaukee Trolley

Date:  

Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...

Date: 1957-08-28 

Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...

Date: 1922 

Description: Aerial view of downtown with City Hall and Milwaukee River.

Photograph

Kilbourntown House

Date: 1940 

Description: Benjamin Church House. Two men sit on the porch of a one-story white house. Fluted columns on front porch roof, which is continuous with the main roof....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Passenger ship "Christopher Columbus," full of people on multiple decks, along the shore of the city of Milwaukee. Buildings and a second ship are in the b...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A view from behind the bar of a Civilian Defense Rally. Men and women are lined up and taps are visible.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man with a gunny sack swung over his shoulder is dressed as a hillbilly with a wig and a fake beard. Next to him stands a man dressed as a preacher, and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowd of men gathered around a car sitting near the curb. The back of the car appears almost crushed while portions of the front remain relatively intact.

Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...

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