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Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: View from road of crowd of people walking towards the entrance to the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition on Greenfield Avenue.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some landownership, roads, railroads, cemeteries, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. The map includes...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Street view; City Hall is in background. Taken on the edge of a street with horse-drawn carriages, and buildings lining the street, and a man wearing a ha...
Description: The Wisconsin Worker's Alliance May Day parade float. The float has three workers on it with tools and signs read "Roosevelt's Recovery Program: Never More...
Description: Factory workers assembling cream separators at Milwaukee Works.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Five young women in a dance-like pose for a gymnastics class in one of Milwaukee's Social Centers.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of crowd outside the entrance to the Grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Church on Grand Avenue. A statue is in the median across the street from the church.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Looking down Grand Avenue to the east. The road is lined with automobiles, and cable car tracks are on the snow-covered street. A sign for Gimbel's is on t...
Date: 1906 before
Description: Boats on the Milwaukee River.
Description: Father reading "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain to his son.
Description: View from a distance of a fire. A large cloud of smoke billows out of the burning building and fire fighters climb on a ladder. A building in the foregrou...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Thompson Dorward, Milwaukee pastor.
Description: Sand dredge on ship unloading sand on large pile.
Description: View from sidewalk of men dressed in hats and jackets exiting an automobile at the curb. There is snow along the curb, and across the street are billboards...
Description: Several men pose with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #87, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works. This image was taken near Cherry Street.
Description: Gauer and friends in costume at a party. In the back row from left to right are Angie Vail, Ruth Distenfeld, Bob Vail, Mary Jo Vonier, Harold Gauer, Ruth C...
Description: A man picks up grass from a lawn, with garbage bags of mowed lawn clippings lined up behind him. A lawn mower stands on the sidewalk nearby.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Allis.
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