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Description: Warehouse of a Milwaukee distributor of beer (Miller, Schlitz, Pabst) and soft drinks.
Description: A man leans out a window to clean the outside glass.
Date: 1866 before
Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...
Description: Several boys play a street game in a residential area, two blocks away from the deserted playground.
Date: 1951 ca.
Description: A photographer stands close to the Milwaukee Mile racetrack with camera poised to capture the action as the stock cars competing in the race speed by him....
Description: "Arabian" group at the Harnishfeger Masquerade Ball wearing embroidered and sequined costumes, eye makeup, fake beards and moustaches.
Date: 1904 after
Description: Color image of building with wraparound porch on two levels. A plant-lined drive is in front of the house with a man driving a horse-drawn carriage.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Elevated view of fourteen-story theatre building, with two red buildings on either side of it. On the street are people, horses, carriages, and trolleys. T...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Three women and a child wade at the Lake Park shoreline. The women are identified as Hattie Taylor and friends, and the child as Tannisse Taylor.
Date: 1915-06 ca.
Description: The Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873 the Hotel w...
Date: date unknown
Description: Two young girls playing on a pathway near a large fountain and lamp post located in a park.
Description: Don Starky, of Napoleon, Ohio, looks over some of the buttons on display at the American Political Items Collectors Association Convention. Political poste...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View across water of a tugboat pulling a sailboat towards Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.
Description: Boy Scouts lash together lengths of wood as they put up an exhibit about pioneering for Scout-O-Rama.
Date: 1906 before
Description: A section of the building at the right was erected in 1859; the section at the left is of later construction. The building was torn down in 1911. A car i...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edgar D. Haven, Milwaukee company president.
Description: This particular Y Product Cut was purchased by Mesta Machine. Falk caption reads, "2155 Y2 Special (hollow LSS with telescoping LSS). Ratio 36.69:1. See en...
Description: The Milwaukee Journal Building located at 734 North 4th Street. To the right of the building in an alley are circulation trucks. Newsboys and customers are...
Description: Group portrait of four sisters fixing each others hair.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of William E. Black, Milwaukee lawyer.
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