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Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.

Date: 1954 

Description: This blue line print shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, additions, railroads, streets, and parks.

Photograph

Soldiers Home

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.

Photograph

Circus in Town

Date:  

Description: Crowds watch a circus parade at the corner of West Water and Grand Avenue. In the foreground are 4 people on horseback. Beyond them is a circus wagon beari...

Date: 1914-07-17 ca.

Description: Menominee River coal yards, west from the 16th Street viaduct. There is a cargo ship called the "John B. Cowle" in the harbor between two coal yards. Worke...

Photograph

Jones Island

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A fishing settlement. Small buildings and boats line a bay, with sand and a piece of driftwood in the foreground.

Date: 1904 after

Description: A car climbs up a dirt and gravel road in an industrial area. The Milwaukee-Western Fuel Co. building appears in the background, as well as a building wit...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Photograph

View from City Hall

Date: 1904 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee buildings as seen from City Hall, including churches, the Milwaukee Central Police Station and Light Horse Squadron Armory on Br...

Date: 1988-07-27 

Description: Cousins set up a road-side stand to sell fruits and vegetables grown by their grandfather.

Postcard

Town Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. A flight of steps leads up from the sidewalk to a side entrance.

Date: 1937-03-27 

Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view from the announcer's booth of crowd of people at a Civilian Defense Rally. The ice cream stand and the "country store" are visible in the bac...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...

Photograph

Reading Circle

Date: 1963-08-06 

Description: A mother reads stories on her front steps to children from around the block.

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1910 before

Description: Postcard with image of hotel in the upper left corner. View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block w...

Date:  

Description: A school teacher reads to elementary school children, who are sitting on the floor in a large, open classroom.

Photograph

Czech-American Hall

Date: 1905 after

Description: Exterior of building. Men are visible on the sidewalk in front.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Frederick, Donna, and Ellen Taylor dressed in winter clothes outside in winter time. The two girls are wearing muffs to warm their hands.

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