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Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 1900 

Description: Crowds gather at games and other attractions at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

Brick Road

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Paved driveway, cobblestones, leading to the loading platform of the Pabst Brewing Co. In the background, three horses stand near a wagon loaded with barre...

Date:  date unknown

Description: N. Fourth Street. Bell tower with clock to the left of the main entrance. Additional buildings are on either side of the main church.

Photograph

Municipal Building

Date: 1966 before

Description: Angled view of building. An older brick building with a domed tower is behind the Municipal building.

Photograph

Kolmar Laboratories

Date: 1944-07-31 ca.

Description: Kolmar Laboratories and surrounding commercial area on the east side of N. Broadway between E. Chicago and E. Buffalo Streets. There are parked automobiles...

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

Fred Miller Theatre

Date: 1965 before

Description: Nighttime view of theater entrance. Doorway has a fabric overhang with the theatre name printed on each side. Posters for Robert Lewis and Tom Daily flan...

Photograph

Viaduct

Date: 1889 

Description: Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct on the line along the Milwaukee River. The viaduct has two arched passages, and stones and rocks lining the path f...

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of a wedding party on a balcony. The party consists of the bride and groom (center), three bridesmaids, three groomsmen, a flower girl, an...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: Avenue west of Eight Street. Elevated view from top of a building. On the left are two churches, a few other buildings, and trees. Road is split with a st...

Date:  

Description: Costume party at Gauer's home on Downer Avenue. Ruthe Distenfeld owned five appliance stores, Bernice Flower was Forrest Flower's wife (WPA Artist), and Be...

Date: 1887 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of farmers in a field with a horse-dra...

Date: 1923 

Description: Etching of the church through the park with a fountain on the left.

Photograph

Metal Structure

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large metal structure lying in a sand pile. A building with a sign can be seen in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Photograph

Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Chamber of Commerce at Broad and Michigan Streets. The building is the center of the image, with a telephone pole to the right, a larg...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters spraying hoses upwards towards a building amid smoke. On the right are two men aiming water with a tall pump on wheels.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Front entrance of building. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and three motorcars are on the road in front of the entrance.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: E.H. Barnes truck parked in front of the Kearns Equipment Inc., building, 3539 W. State Street.

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