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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A pioneer Scandinavian immigrant hotel on Clinton Street, south side, built before the Civil War. Posters are a board on the left side of the house, and a...
Description: Sanborn map of Milwaukee, with the Milwaukee River on the left, and Water Street in the center. There are two iron draw bridges over the river.
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee County Court House, with a tree-filled park area in the foreground and the city in the background. There is debris on the roof,...
Date: 1914-05-11 ca.
Description: The Boston Store department building at W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 4th Street.
Date: 1915-07-24 ca.
Description: Storefront of the Philip Gross Hardware Company on the east side of N. Third Street, north of W. Wells Street. Grassler and Gezelschap is next door on the...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exterior of the Young Men's Christian Association building (YMCA).
Description: Elevated view of a detail on the Marshall & Ilsley Bank building, under construction. There is a crane on the roof. On the left is the tower of St. John's...
Description: Letterhead of the A.F. Wagner Architectural Iron Works. At top left is a three-quarter view of the company building in an oval frame surrounded by printer'...
Date: date unknown
Description: Visitors around a gazebo or pavilion in Washington Park.
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Hotel on corner of East Wisconsin Avenue and and Jefferson Street. Pedestrians and cars are outside the entrance. The name of the hotel is on an awning ove...
Description: A wide pathway in a wooded area has an arched trellis covered in vines. On the left is a small brick pedestal with a sign reading "Do Not Enter Here".
Date: 1946 before
Description: People are sitting and standing around a fountain in Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) with the cathedral in the background.
Description: Court House, Masonic Temple, St. John's Cathedral, and Emanuel Church.
Description: Large metal structure lying in a sand pile. A building with a sign can be seen in the background.
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Station, located at W. Everett Street between N. 3rd and N. 4th Streets. Clock tower in center.
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...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Axtell House, located at Walker's point on the corner of S. Water and Ferry Streets. There are pedestrians on the bridge over the river.
Description: View of depot from the street. Taken about a block from the building, the image has a trolley, pedestrians, carriages, and signs for the Davison Theatre a...
Description: A structural technology student works on a project in a drawing class at the Milwaukee Institute of Technology.
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