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Photograph

Wells Street Bridge

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a tugboat pulling a lake steamer on the Milwaukee River under an open drawbridge near the Electric Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph elevated view of exterior of the Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce building. The six-story building features a clock-tower.

Postcard

Calumet Club

Date:  date unknown

Description: Red brick building with a flag pole reaching beyond the edge of the image. A small bit of road in the lower front, with a small stone block that reads "Ca...

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Photograph

Wells Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...

Date: 1898 

Description: Bird's-eye map, looking west from shoreline on Lake Michigan of Milwaukee to Golden Lake in Waukesha County, with Kenosha and Fox Point at bottom corners,...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereoview of East Water Street and Michigan.

Photograph

Twenty-First Street

Date: 1924 

Description: Near Chestnut Street. View looking down a wet and icy sidewalk with melting snowbanks. Houses line the street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Corner of Grove and Mineral Streets with cars parked along the road. Storefronts line the streets. The Goodwill store, a used car dealership and a water to...

Photograph

Collapsing Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Building and smokestack collapsing amidst debris.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view from a building of a canal in the city, with a boat on the canal. A bridge is also visible.

Postcard

Wells Building

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.

Date: 1911 

Description: Milwaukee Works factory building which housed a six-story machine shop. Scaffolding runs the length of the right side of the building. The photograph was t...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Wirth, Hammel & Company, a dealer in horses and mules headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a front view of the company building on the...

Date: 1924-01-14 ca.

Description: Caswell Block commercial district at the northwest corner of W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Plankinton Avenue. Pedestrians on the sidewalks and streets, among...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. One of the largest machinery manufacturing plants in America, which produces turbine engines, gas producer engines, pu...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Lithographing & Engraving Company, with a three-quarter view of the building, set into a decorated border with the name of the...

Photograph

Campaign Trailer

Date: 1962 

Description: A car and a trailer covered with "Gaylord Nelson for U.S. Senator" posters sits parked on a neighborhood street.

Date:  

Description: View across road of car parked on the side of the road. In the background are brick buildings, including (from left to right) the Central Heating Plant, th...

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...

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